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September 2012

The Autumn issue of LNG Industry includes a regional report on the Middle East, as well as articles looking at cryogenic technology and Floating LNG. The issue also includes a preview of a selection of companies who will be exhibiting at the Gastech Conference and Exhibition.


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Keeping the home fires burning
Cyril Widdershoven, TNO, the Netherlands, explains how changes in domestic demand for natural gas in the Middle East could impact upon global supply.

An Unconventional Revolution?
Pekka Paasivaara, GL Noble Denton, Germany, discusses the rise of unconventional gas and its potential impact on world energy markets.

Offshore challenges
Tom Haylock, KANFA Aragon, UK, examines the relative merits of FLNG and the challenges facing developers.

On the right wave length
Stephen Woolway, Trelleborg Marine Systems, Sweden, discusses the need for shipbuilders and operators to take an aligned and holistic approach to addressing the mooring and docking requirements of the FSRU, LNG carrier and jetty within FSRU regasification projects.

The new frontier
Zainab Kayat, PETRONAS; David Farr, UOP Malaysia SB; Shain Doong, Ron Subris and Mark Schott, UOP LLC, explain the complexities of acid gas pretreatment for floating LNG facilities.

Keep on trucking
Joseph Pak, Cosmodyne, and Koby Knight, Clean Energy, USA, discuss the ongoing development of the Boron LNG plant, which has been serving a growing fleet of LNG fuelled trucks in California since 2008.

Keeping cool
Johan Sentjens, Temati BV, the Netherlands, discusses the pitfalls of insulation applications on LNG projects.

Flexible systems
Dr Mark Swift, Armacell, UK, describes the installation of cryogenic systems in China’s largest LNG plant.

Slamming valves
Aitor Unanue, Ampo Poyam Valves, Spain, discusses how to prevent the valve slamming phenomenon in pipelines.

Intelligent design
Duncan Gaskin, Bestobell LNG, UK, looks at what makes a good cryogenic valve.

Future-proof technology
Dave Foran, USON, USA, explains why companies should rethink capital equipment investments for multi-generation products.

Playing the information symphony
Alistair Stubbs, AVEVA, UK, looks at the technologies that can meet the challenge of data integration on large scale projects.

Quality LNG
Jon Moreau, Cameron Measurement Systems, UK, explains how companies can improve LNG valuation using new sampling technology.

Dual fuel options
René Sejer Laursen, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Denmark, discusses the benefits of powering ships with dual fuel engines.

Muddy waters
Maurya B. Falkner, MBF Consulting, USA, outlines the regulatory regime in North America for dealing with ballast water.

Bright sparks
Dennis Long, Watlow, UK, discusses the various protection methods for circulation heaters.

Purging the system
Michael Fletcher, Delta Consultants, UK, explains the merits of different weld joint gas purging devices for stainless steel gas pipelines in LNG installations.

Creative solutions
Cheryl Sergewick, International Process Plants, USA, describes the benefits of using second hand plants.

LNG chemistry
Dr Clifford Jones, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, examines the chemical composition and behaviour of LNG.

Gastech preview 2012
LNG Industry previews a selection of companies that will be exhibiting at this year’s Gastech Conference and Exhibition in London, UK, from 8 - 11 October 2012.


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