MARINE TERMINALS FOR LPG, ETHYLENE AND LNG

Larger capacity production facilities will mandate bigger storage tanks and higher capacity ships. It appears quite clear that refrigerated storage and shipping of LNG, ethylene, and LPG will be more common and in greater demand. Differences in product storage temperatures and compositions require careful consideration when designing refrigerated storage facilities. Particularly, the land storage filling and pumpout facility must include in its design proper consideration of the cooldown required for the infrequently used product fill or pumpout lines. Refrigeration duties from ship pump energy, line heat leak, displaced vapor, etc. must be evaluated and properly accommodated in the land storage facility which receives refrigerated product. Refrigerated storage, although quite common, is a very important portion of the storage facility. Very careful attention must be given to foundation design so as to limit settlements to much lower values than are often thought permissible for oil or water storage tanks.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at 68th National Meeting and 6th Petrochemical and Refining Exposition, February 28-March 4, 1971.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Chicago Bridge and Iron Company

    Oak Brook, IL  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Clapp, M B
    • Litzinger, L F
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046134
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Chicago Bridge and Iron Company
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CBT-5194
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 18 1973 12:00AM