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September 2011

The Autumn issue of LNG Industry features a specific focus on the industry in the Asia Pacific region. Articles cover the changing focus of the LNG market towards this region, as well as highlighting growth plans in Australia. Other articles look at the rise of FLNG; covering challenges inherent in this sector.


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Race for the prize
Ng Weng Hoong, LNG Industry Correspondent, outlines rising LNG demand in Asia and the stiff competition to be the number one exporter.

Pacific Basin outlook
Lucy Miller, Douglas-Westwood Ltd, UK, describes the changing focus of the LNG market towards the Asia Pacific region.

Australia tipped for success
Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia, outlines the region’s LNG and energy sector growth plans.

Riding the boom
Sukhi Singh, HaeJeong Kim, Intertek, Australia and Korea, discuss the LNG market in the Asia Pacific region.

Switching the power on
Brian Price, Black & Veatch, Global, examines China’s plans to switch to LNG to spread energy infrastructure to population centres and rural areas alike.

An inspiring future for gas?
Gavin Sutcliffe, Gastech 2012, UK, gives an overview of the industry challenges set to be addressed at the Gastech 2012 Conference and Exhibition in London, in this month’s cover story.

Prelude to a floating future
Andrew Buckland and Giles Farrer, Wood Mackenzie, UK, detail the possibilities afforded by the development of the FLNG concept.

An attractive solution
William J. Sember, ABS, USA, discusses how ABS is addressing FLNG technical issues.

Floating challenges
Yannis Calogeras, Bureau Veritas, France, discusses the development of offshore floating LNG terminals.

A question of control
Saul Mirsky, CCC, USA, outlines the challenges facing compressor control systems on FLNG terminals.

Combining technology
Georg Willmes, Atlas Copco Gas and Process, Germany, explores the benefits of cryogenic fuel gas boosters in floating LNG applications.

A simpler way
David Stenning, John Fitzpatrick and Dr. Mark Trebble, Sea NG Corp., Canada, describe the benefits of floating compressed natural gas.

Adaptability at sea
Matthieu Malochet, GTT, France, discusses the adaptability of membrane containment systems for LNG carriers and offshore projects.

Compressor solutions
Rainer Duebi, Burckhardt Compression AG, Switzerland, examines the compressor options open to LNG carrier owners.

Designing tomorrow’s vessels
Igor Juricic, Intergraph, Italy, examines the advances made in vessel design software.

LNG: think mini
HUANG Zhiguang, GU Anzhong and WANG Rongshun, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, present a natural gas liquefier using a single mixed refrigeration cycle, focusing on the selection of refrigerant composite and process simulation.

Gas vs electric?
Amin Almasi, WorleyParsons Services Pty Ltd, Australia, discusses the different strengths of gas turbine driven and electrical motor driven LNG trains.

Choosing the right coat
Colin Bateman, Belzona Polymerics Ltd, UK, assesses the application of polymeric linings, coatings and repair composites to protect equipment and extend the service life of LNG assets.


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