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July 2017

July’s issue of LNG Industry features a regional report on Latin America by Frost & Sullivan alongside features on FSRUs/FPSOs, heat exchangers, training and simulation. This issue also showcases our Extreme feature covering hazardous environments, safety systems and hostile operating conditions.

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A process of evolution
Neil Wilson, Cryostar, France, looks at recent trends in FSRU cargo machinery.

A new standard
Andrew Stafford, Trelleborg’s marine systems operation, UK, discusses the need for industry standards to facilitate compatibility across FSRU interfaces.

Keep your distance!
Brian Roberts, Renaud Le Dévéhat and Stéphane Paquet, TechnipFMC, France, and Tord Broms Thorsen, HiLoad LNG, Norway, detail how both companies are paving the way to the next generation of open-sea LNG transfers.

Turning the tide: a floating option
John White and Tom Holmberg, Baker Botts L.L.P., explain why floating regasification is becoming an increasingly popular solution.

How to decrease LNG train CAPEX
Nicolas Bariteau, Kelvion Thermal Solutions S.A.S., France, provides an overview on how to reduce CAPEX on LNG trains using improved technologies on air cooled heat exchangers.

The value of training
Brandon Findlay, Compressor Controls Corp., USA, discusses the clear value of training.

A hot spot for a cold fuel
Erik Neandross, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, USA, looks at how the LNG marine fuel market is set for significant acceleration and growth.

Delivering investment confidence
William Brendling, UK, and Suba Sivandran, Singapore, BMT Fluid Mechanics, outline why using operational and economic simulation is key to providing robust early investment support aiding in the decision making process.

Mitigating risk at LNG facilities
Simon Pate, Det-Tronics, USA, looks at the role of fire and gas detection and suppression systems in LNG plants.

Proper protection
Clara Ketterer, for STAHL CraneSystems GmbH, Germany, highlights the importance of explosion-proof hoisting equipment in the LNG industry.

Bad vibrations
Jim Cowling, KBR, USA, explains why LNG facilities should be concerned about acoustic and flow induced vibration in piping systems.

Safe passage
Alec Keeler, Loadtec Engineered Systems Ltd, UK, explains how to ensure safe personnel access to LNG carriers.

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