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November 2016

The November issue of LNG Industry focuses on mid scale LNG projects, FLNG, turbomachinery and storage. This month’s regional report from T.A. Cook Consultants looks at the skilled labour shortage in Canada.


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Contents

Canadian LNG: optimism in the face of adversity
Matthew Popovacki, T.A. Cook Consultants, Canada, provides a general overview of the latest developments in the Canadian LNG market, with a focus on cost-saving workforce management and efficiency.

Mid scale LNG – a new reality
Blake Roberts, Kamal Shah and Matt Reeder, IHI E&C International Corp., USA, define mid scale LNG liquefaction project development – an important area of interest in the changing global LNG industry.

Mid scale is scaling out!
Dr Marc Schier and Maxim Schwarz, Linde Engineering Division, Linde AG, Germany, present a new mid scale LNG plant concept.

LNG: powering Southeast Asia
Julian Thomas, AG&P, Indonesia, explains how LNG can fulfil the energy demands of Southeast Asian nations.

The key to growth
Niels den Nijs, Titan LNG, the Netherlands, explains why standardising procedures and improving bunkering infrastructure are central to LNG’s future as a marine fuel.

Proven flexibility for FLNG
Sara O’Dell and Shawn Hoffart, Black & Veatch, USA, explain what makes a liquefaction technology suitable for FLNG applications.

Tandem transfer at sea
Vincent Lagarrigue, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, France, presents a floating cryogenic hose solution for FLNG transfers in extreme conditions.

Big decisions
Jon Crutcher and Phil Redding, Shell, USA; David Wilson, Siemens, Canada; and Matthew Rickert, Siemens, USA, explain the importance of the supplier validation process when selecting a gas turbine for a liquefaction facility.

Control challenges
Medhat Zaghloul, Compressor Controls Corp., the UAE, examines how to resolve single mixed refrigerant (SMR) compressor control challenges.

Save your energy
Daniel Simms, Simms Machinery International, USA, explains how an expander-generator design can help to recover energy and increase process efficiencies.

Giving LNG a lift
Hermann Zink, STAHL CraneSystems, Germany, outlines two LNG projects with different crane technology requirements.

Standard practice
Rama Challa, Matrix PDM Engineering, USA, offers an introduction to LNG storage tank systems with reference to API 625.

Flaring in stages
Esther Bruce and Nikki Jenlink, Zeeco Inc., USA, look at staged flare designs for LNG applications.


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