TERMINAL SITING—1: Setting parameters early helps focus development

09/08/2008
Establishing critical parameters in screening for siting LNG terminals helps focus eventual development on the objectives of the principal stakeholders: developer, supplier, and end users. Proper site selection and design can determine whether a site is acceptable for further consideration and study. Further study may reveal additional site deficiencies, but high-level initial screening focuses work on the most viable sites.This first of two articles assesses the factors leading to onshore or offshore terminal location and the influence of LNG vessels on potential marine terminal siting. The concluding article, next week, will consider land requirements for onshore locations, including so...
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