Safety in the LNG Value Chain

Originally delivered Dec 12, 2012
Source: AIChE
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In this webinar, presenters describe and examine potential LNG (liquefied natural gas) hazards and risk-reduction methods for the LNG value chain ― production and consumption.  Included are examples for liquefaction, transportation (pipelines, marine tankers and trucks), storage and re-gasification, both onshore and offshore. As LNG becomes a more viable option for meeting energy needs around the world, the associated risks must be evaluated and mitigated. In the U.S. for example, development of new technology for recovery of natural gas has changed the economics so drastically that we have gone from building LNG import terminals to exporting LNG in less than a decade. The abundance of LNG has even made its use as a vehicle fuel one of the fastest growing applications.


Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D., FAIChE

Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D., FAIChE is President and Chief Executive Officer of ioMosaic, and is an internationally known expert in the areas of pressure relief and flare systems design, chemical reaction systems, process safety, and risk analysis. As the founder of ioMosaic Corporation, he has over 30 years of engineering and process safety experience, and has participated in numerous risk management, consequence analysis, and quantitative risk assessment studies for commercial and government clients.

Dr. Melhem has provided litigation support and expert witness testimony to...Read more

Henry Ozog

Henry Ozog is the general partner of ioMosaic Corporation and is an expert in process safety and risk management, process hazard analysis, including hazard and operability studies, failure mode and effect analysis, fault tree analysis, layer of protection analysis, quantitative risk analysis and facility siting. He has a M.S. and B.S. in Chemical Engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Read more

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