Report describing liquefied natural gas (lng) transportation system technology, operations, and safety; federal regulation of tankers and terminal sites; and existing and proposed U.S. import projects. Includes critical reviews of system components and summaries of public concerns and legislative issues. Based on data from federal government, industry, and private reports. Contents: chapter 1. Lng system discription. Includes 31 charts and tables on existing lng trade, projected imports 1977-85, status of import projects, world lng tanker fleet, U.S. tankers on order or under construction, ship and gas storage tank profiles, and characteristics of 8 u.s. Import projects. Chapter 2-3 and appendices. Critical reviews of system components; and summaries of public concerns pertinent laws and cases, and congressional hearings on lng; with 7 charts and tables. Copyright asi.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Office of Technology Assessment

    600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC  United States  20510
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

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  • Accession Number: 00321176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM