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March 2012

The Spring issue of LNG Industry takes a look at the Asian LNG market, and includes articles focused on small-scale LNG solutions, FLNG, shipping costs, storage and coating solutions.


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A tale of two gas markets
Ng Weng Hoong, LNG Industry Correspondent, discusses the disparity between the Henry Hub price and the Asian LNG price.

A toast to 2011!
Pat Roberts, LNG-Worldwide Ltd, UK, looks back at a successful year for the global LNG sector.

FLNG’s time to shine
Victor Alessandrini and Mohamed Ould Bamba, Technip, Europe, discuss the increasing importance of the FLNG concept for offshore gas production.

Floating between islands
Olaf Beyer, TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, Germany, discusses the provision of engineering services to provide LNG infrastructure for Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Small scale solutions
Moty Kuperberg, Dynamic Shipping Services, Israel, explains the benefits of using the small scale LNG feeder system to supply consumers spread over many destinations.

Shipping: awash with costs
Lars Petter Blikom, DNV, China, examines how cost increases in the shipping industry are leaving shipowners searching for cost reduction measures.

Dropping the temperature
Vasserman Aleksandr and Shutenko Maxim, Odessa National Maritime University, Ukraine, explain an alternative method of LNG transportation, which eliminates the need for an onboard reliquefaction plant.

Offshore storage solutions
Stéphane Maillard, GTT, France, examines the benefits of using membrane tank systems in offshore FPSOs and FSRUs.

Agents of change
Nick Elliott, Inchcape Shipping Services, UK, examines the role of shipping agents in the LNG sector.

Qatari shipyard goes global
Rebecca Watson, Nakilat, Qatar, details the rise of the successful Nakilat-Keppel Offshore and Marine repair yard.

Getting it right first time
Barbara Grant, International Paint, UK, describes the benefits of spending time and money on quality coatings to prolong the lifespan of ships.

Meeting the challenge
Thierry Vermeersch, AVEVA, UK, examines current capabilities and trends in the integration of engineering, design and information management technologies between the plant and marine industries.

Storage challenges
Mun-Seong Kim, Endress+Hauser, Japan, describes the intricacies of LNG storage solutions.

Sweet from sour
Lorenzo Micucci, Siirtec Nigi, Italy, takes a holistic approach to sour gas treatment.

Scaling it down
James Solomon, Jr., Air Products, USA, explains how small to mid-sized plants are likely to play a key role in servicing demand.

Vanquishing varnish
Akram Reda, ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties, EAME, explains the benefits of choosing the right lubrication oil for gas turbines.

25th World Gas Conference 2012: Exhibitor Preview
LNG Industry presents a small selection of companies that will be exhibiting at the 25th World Gas Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 4 - 8 June 2012.


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