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Title:
LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS SUMP FOR A GRAVITY BASED STRUCTURE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2006034216
Kind Code:
A9
Abstract:
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) sump is provided for a gravity based structure (GBS). The sump includes a sump containment structure having a predetermined volume and floor surface area. The volume and floor surface area are selected in order to allow spilled LNG contained within the sump containment structure to vaporize at a predetermined, safe rate. A trough is provided for collecting spilled LNG on the GBS, such as at the processing area and on a jetty, and delivering the spilled LNG to the sump containment structure.

Inventors:
KOLODZIEJ EDWIN (US)
MILLS JOHN A (US)
ADAMS-SMITH JENNIFER C (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2005/033517
Publication Date:
May 11, 2006
Filing Date:
September 21, 2005
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Assignee:
AKER KVAERNER INC (US)
KOLODZIEJ EDWIN (US)
MILLS JOHN A (US)
ADAMS-SMITH JENNIFER C (US)
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