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June 2010

The Summer issue of LNG Industry takes a look at the role of LNG in North and South America, and looks at the growing role of FSRUs in the industry globally. Other features focus on short term chartering and methods for environmentally sustainable shipping. The issue also includes a preview of some of the companies exhibiting at the upcoming Turbomachinery Symposium in Houston, USA.


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LNG in the Americas
Kenley Clark and Clarisse Rocha, The EIC, The Americas, look at the changing fortunes of LNG in North and South America.

Think global... train local
Roger L Grice, Roger Grice Associates Ltd, UK, discusses the intricacies of establishing training and qualification programmes for national personnel on behalf of Peru LNG.

A recent history of LNG chartering
Chris Graves, NYK LNG (Atlantic) Limited, UK, examines the changing pattern of short term LNG chartering.

Environmentally sustainable shipping
Peter Dan Petersen, Man Diesel, Denmark, explains the sustainable characteristics of future shipping vessels.

Base load floating regasification
H. Kelle, Dr. Y.J. Wong, WorleyParsons, Australia, and J. Sialelli, SOFREGAZ, France, examine the practicalities of designing floating regasification terminals.

FSRUs: a legal perspective
Anthony Patten and Jubilee Easo, Ashurst, UK, discuss the contractual requirements of FSRUs.

Dynamic modelling of FSRUs
Christina Keilert, Guy Cozon, Carlo Buccisano, DNV, UK, examine the methodology and benefits of dynamic modelling for offshore LNG terminals.

Cold comfort
Paul Shillito, Oliver Valves, UK, discusses the importance of valve reliability in LNG processes.

Full string testing
Christopher D. Finley, Ebara International, USA, examines the benefits of full string testing on two-phase expanders.

Profiting from reliability
Bengt Gudmundsson, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden, discusses the benefits of optimising turbine reliability to increase plant profitability.

Turbomachinery Symposium preview
LNG Industry previews a selection of companies, active within the downstream hydrocarbon processing industry, that will be exhibiting at the 39th Turbomachinery Symposium in Houston, USA, 4 - 7 October 2010.


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