Safety and Fire Protection Consideration for LNG Terminals

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety
  1. John A. Alderman PE, CSP

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch8

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2010) Safety and Fire Protection Consideration for LNG Terminals, in Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816909544

Online ISBN: 9780470924839

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Keywords:

  • petrochemical industry;
  • emergency response training;
  • training facility;
  • computerized training;
  • environmental issues

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • LNG Safety Record

  • LNG Characteristics

  • LNG Hazards3

  • LNG Layers of Protection

  • Conclusion

  • Effects of Fire Beyond Property Line

  • Spacing

  • Fire Protection

  • Fire Detection

  • Security

  • Methodology

  • Identification of Hazards

  • External

  • Hazards Arising from LNG

  • Estimation of Probabilities

  • Estimation of Consequences

  • Evaporation of Spilled LNG

  • Atmospheric Dispersion of LNG Vapors

  • Jet Release of Natural Gas or LNG

  • Overpressure

  • Radiation