LNG fire training gets a boost

Rebirth of LNG (see special report, p. 48) has also seen increased concerns among populations and their politicians about LNG’s safety.In fact, industry’s safety record is one it can feel proud of, more about which presently. But industry is not content with history.As LNG facilities have proliferated since about 2000 and the world’s LNG fleet has leaped past 200 vessels, industry has taken initiatives to ensure its people are trained and ready for fire in or near LNG production, vaporization, vessels, storage, and transfer lines.Cooperation between BP PLC and a major industrial fire training school in Texas shows that effort.Safety recordNo industrial activity is withou...

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