Definition of LNG "rollover" is given which is a sudden release of vapor that takes place when LNG is added to a storage tank partially filled with LNG of a different composition. General considerations of LNG physical and chemical characteristics and storage dynamics are accompanied by persentation of results of studies performed and solutions to the problem. Recommendations for practice are included which show how to avoid any unsafe conditions after loading an LNG tank with liquids from various sources.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Authors:
    • Drake, E M
    • Geist, J M
    • SMITH, K A
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 87-90
  • Serial:

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047656
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1973 12:00AM