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June 2017

This month’s issue of LNG Industry features a regional report on Africa by Norton Rose Fulbright. In addition, this issue includes exciting features covering LNG as a transportation fuel, gas pretreatment, valves, ship classification and more.


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Sweet success
Glenn Shiveler and Harold Wandke, Sulzer Chemtech USA Inc., USA, look at how to effectively troubleshoot amine sweetening plants.

Changes in containment
Patrick Janssens, ABS, China, looks at how LNG containment systems are continuing to push the boundaries of innovation.

More than just a licence to operate
Carlos Guerrero, Bureau Veritas, France, outlines how the company is helping the global LNG transportation industry move forward with confidence.

The importance of sampling
Tom Knight, Orbital Gas Systems, USA, looks at the importance of sampling systems in LNG gas pretreatment operations.

Solvent solutions
Anna Stewart, USA, and Aiguo Zhou, China, Dow Oil, Gas & Mining, outline the challenges that operators face when designing and operating an amine plant for acid gas removal.

Growing opportunities
Keith Stewart, HEROSE Ltd, Germany, and Lance Looper, Ratermann Cryogenics, USA, discuss growing opportunities for cryogenic valves in LNG.

Actuation in operation
Mike Semens-Flanagan, IMI Critical Engineering, UK, highlights the importance of selecting the most suitable valve actuator for specific pipeline projects.

An inspector calls
John van Voorbergen, Temati BV, The Netherlands, explains why proper installation and inspection is crucial for ensuring the efficiency of LNG insulation systems.

New material
Frédérique Coeuille, Nicolas Thenard and Guillaume De Combarieu, GTT, France, look at the development of a foam material specially developed for LNG containment systems.

Cast in concrete
Eric Reaman and Sanjay Mehta, Preload Cryogenics, and Markus Wernli, BergerABAM, USA, look at the benefits of using precast concrete for primary and secondary containment of LNG storage.

Working towards the same goal
Peter Keller, SEA\LNG, USA, explains how collaboration, demonstration and communication will help the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel.

15 facts... on Africa


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