TITLE

Cryogenic floating flexibles widen options for LNG transfer

AUTHOR(S)
Le Buhan, Philippe
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Offshore;May2007, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p152
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The reports on the development of cryogenic floating flexible pipelines for liquefied natural gas (LNG) transfer operations. The possibility of a marine terminal for LNG transfer opens new scenarios for the industry at both the liquefaction and re-gasification ends of the chain. The transfer facilities can be located outside the usual port or river facilities and linked to the coast using long-length, cryogenic pipe-in-pipes. Alternatively, for isolated gas fields with on-site liquefaction facilities, the floating flexibles could be used to connect the FPSO to the mid-ship manifolds of the LNG carriers.
ACCESSION #
25140714

 

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