EXPLOSIVE INTERACTION OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS AND ORGANIC LIQUIDS

When LNG is spilled onto water, a violent explosion may be caused by the sudden release of energy stored in a superheated, metastable LNG phase. In view of the very large number of LNG transport schemes now under consideration, which may involve use of as many as 100 LNG tankers, possibilities of LNG explosions are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    MacMillan Journals Limited

    4 Little Essex Street
    London WC2R 3LF,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Yang, K
  • Publication Date: 1973-5-25

Media Info

  • Pagination: 2 p.
  • Serial:
    • Nature
    • Volume: 243
    • Issue Number: 5404
    • Publisher: MacMillan Journals Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Environment Information Access
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 4 1976 12:00AM