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Document ID (ISN)20573
CIS number 74-555
Year 1971
Convention or series no.
Title Standard for the production, storage and handling of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Bibliographic information NFPA No.59A-1971, National Fire Protection Association, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210, USA, 1971. Approved as American National Standard ANSI Z225.1-1971 on 11 Nov. 1971. 55 p. Illus. 10 ref. Price: US-$1.75.
Abstract Individual sections are devoted to: general plant considerations; process systems; stationary LNG storage containers; vaporisation facilities; piping systems and components; instrumentation and electrical services; transfer of LNG and refrigerants; fire protection and safety (ignition source control, fire and leak control, waste gas disposal, personnel safety, unattended operation). Appendices supply formulae for the calculation of the minimum relieving capacity of relief valves for fire exposure.
Descriptors (primary) USA; petroleum and natural gas industry; fire protection; liquefied natural gas
Descriptors (secondary) pumps and compressors; pipes and fittings; vaporizers; transfer of liquids; storage tanks; electrical equipment; safety by design; safe distances; instrumentation; inspection; testing; marking; standard; safety valves
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry