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Safety barriers of liquefied natural gas storage
Industrial and environmental safety, occupational safety and health

Authors: Viliya S. KRASNOVA graduated from the Gubkin Russian State University of oil and gas in 2007. Post-graduate of “Industrial safety and environmental protection”. Author of 3 publications in the field of industrial safety of liquefied natural gas facilities. E-mail: vil-pryakchina@yandex.ru
Vasiliy F. MARTYNYUK was born in 1952, graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1975, Doctor of Engineering Science. Professor of the chair of industrial safety and environmental protection, Gubkin Russian State University of oil and gas. Author of more than 100 publications in the field of dangerous industrial facilities risk analysis. E-mail: anaopa@gmail.ru

Abstract: The offered article is concerned with the issues of industrial safety of liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage facilities. The classification of LNG storage facilities is presented and a short description of these is provided. The paper also contains the review of dangers associated with impacts on the internal and the external hull of a storage. The safety barriers related to the considered dangers are described as a means of preventing the occurrence and reduction of consequences of the situation when the studied hazards take place

Index UDK: 502.35

Keywords: Liquefied natural gas, liquefied natural gas storage, Safety barriers, structural decision, active safety barriers, Safety systems