The functions of an LNG terminal

An LNG terminal has multiple functions: reception of the original brand cialis LNG tankers, unloading of the LNG (liquefied natural gas) cargos, tanking, regasification, metering, odorization. End goal: the supplying of the transmission system with natural gas on behalf of its customers.

An LNG terminal carries out four main functions: 

Reception and viagra for order unloading of the ships

On arrival at the brand viagra professional terminal, the LNG tanker is moored at the unloading dock. Articulated pipes (“arms”) are connected to the cialis brand tanker’s isothermal tanks and viagra overnight unload the purchase propecia online ship of its cargo. The LNG then goes through pipes designed to withstand very low temperatures (- 160°C), which transport it to the tanks.

Tanking of the LNG

The LNG is then stored in cryogenic tanks (designed for very low temperatures) that are able to withstand a temperature of -160°C in order to keep it in a liquid state. The outer shell of the tanks is made of reinforced prestressed concrete (as is the free cialis sample case at Fos-Cavaou) or of steel. Their insulation makes it possible to limit boil-off. The low-volume boil-off that nevertheless occurs (low heat leak into the canada viagra pharmacies scam equipment) is collected by compressors and buy propecia no prescription online reincorporated into the LNG.

The capacity of the tanks was sized to ensure the how to get cialis continuity of supply of the transmission system between two deliveries of liquefied natural gas.

Regasification

The liquefied natural gas is removed from the cheap discount viagra tank, pressurized (between 70 and 100 bars), then regasified using heat exchangers that use sea water to reheat the cheapest cialis gas.

How is LNG regasified?

Emission into the transmission system

Having returned to a gaseous state, the gas undergoes different types of processing (metering, analysis, odorization) before being injected into the natural gas transmission system.

In the case of Fos-Cavaou, the natural gas is sent out into the transmission network at around 90 bars via one gas pipelines to the Saint Martin de Crau interconnection station, situated 24 km from the terminal.

An LNG terminal : How does it work ?

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