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March 2011

The Spring 2011 issue of LNG Industry will be distributed at Gastech in Amsterdam, and takes a regional focus on the LNG industry in North and South America. We also cover terminal developments in Qatar and Yemen, discuss the ups and downs of the global shipping market and explore a wide range of recent technical developments in the industry.


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LNG in the land of opportunity
Kenley Clark and Clarisse Rocha, The EIC, The Americas, discuss prospects for the LNG industry across North and South America.

The knowns & unknowns
Dean Girdis, Downeast LNG, USA, considers the changing fortunes of LNG and shale gas in North America.

An underground revolution
Chris Goncalves, Charles River Associates, USA, considers strategic and commercial challenges for LNG in the Americas.

A Qatari vision
Capt. Feisal A. Saad, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar, discusses the ongoing development of Ras Laffan Port and Qatar’s vision for the future.

Joining the LNG club
Francois Rafin, Yemen LNG, Yemen, outlines the stages involved in taking the Yemen LNG project from conception to realisation.

A roller coaster ride
Chris Graves, EA Gibson, UK, discusses the ups and downs of the LNG shipping market.

A supersized vessel
André Goedée, Dockwise, The Netherlands, discusses the new offshore opportunities afforded by the creation of a new supersized class of maritime transport vessel.

The past, present and future of LNG carrier propulsion
Giulio Tirelli, Wärtsilä, Switzerland, examines LNG carrier propulsion systems.

Simulation at Shtokman
Steve Hemsley, Lanner Group, UK, provides a brief outline of Gazprom’s choice of simulation model for the Shtokman field.

Improved LNG pipework
Julian J Hepburn, Eisenbau-Krämer GmbH, Germany, examines the use of nickel alloys in LNG piping applications.

Safely does it
Renaud Le Dévéhat, FMC Technologies, France, discusses the importance of maintenance for LNG loading systems.

Efficiency, reliability and uptime in design
Lynne Anderson, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden, outlines the key factors in designing a reliable gas turbine.

Modelling the thermal plume
Dr Rob Woolhouse, ANSYS UK Ltd, UK, explores the uses of computational fluid dynamics.

Gastech 2011 preview
In part two of our Gastech Previews, LNG Industry presents a selection of companies that will be exhibiting at the 25th Gastech Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam, 21 - 24 March 2011. Gastech offers the opportunity to build new business partnerships, network, keep abreast of industry news and developments and see the latest technologies and innovations from the world’s leading suppliers.


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