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May 2017

This month’s issue of LNG Industry features a regional report on the US by the Economist Intelligence Unit. In addition to this, the issue includes features on Liquefaction Terminals, FLNG, Pumps & Expanders, Turbomachinery, Tugs & Towage, and Regasification Technology.


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US becomes established as a key LNG exporter
Peter Kiernan, The Economist Intelligence Unit, UK, considers the implications for gas markets globally as the US rests on the cusp of becoming a major LNG exporter.

Overcoming the ethane challenge
Adrian Wegmann, Georg H. Breuer and Thomas Walter, Linde Engineering North America, USA, explain how the shale gas revolution has led to a need for different ethane stripping options to improve peak shaving plant operation.

Mid scale LNG – solving the value puzzle
Richard Wheeler, LNG Limited, USA, looks at how one mid scale LNG project is helping to overcome the challenges faced by small and large scale LNG projects on the US Gulf Coast.

Pump progress
Mina Botrous, ACD, USA, looks at advances in cryogenic submerged motor pumps.

New research
Enver Karakas and Eric Wonhof, Ebara International Corp., USA, present recent research on two-phase expansion in cryogenic turbines.

The right driver
Patrice Bardon, Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power & Gas Division, France, looks at the importance of selecting the right driver for liquefaction.

A growing industry
Oscar Kallerdahl, Rolls-Royce, Norway, looks at the growth of the LNG as a marine fuel segment.

Shoot for the sky
Maurizio Ciofini, Italy, and Ian Kay and Tayo Montgomery, USA, GE Oil & Gas, present a gas turbine solution for the LNG industry that was originally developed for commercial airliners.

Reliable MVPs
Madie Plet, Air Flow, France, explains how mobile virtual pipelines are helping to stimulate the LNG market.

New compact compressor solution
Martin Grolms, Neuman & Esser, Germany, outlines two different compressor technologies combined for a floating storage and regasification unit in Dubai.

LNG is dead, long live (F)LNG?
Tom Haylock, Aragon, asks whether floating LNG is seeing an opportunity to challenge traditional onshore LNG solutions thanks to the current market situation.

Enhancing efficiency
Anton Marco Fantolini, Salvatore De Rinaldis and Luca Davide Inglese, Saipem, Italy, analyse various solutions to improve the energy efficiency of regasification terminals.

Value chain integration
Stéphane Neuvéglise, AVEVA Solutions Ltd, France, explains how using software to integrate the entire value chain can help FLNG projects to be more cost-efficient and effective.

15 facts... on the US


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