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Exponent Principal to Speak at International LNG Summit


September 4, 2012

Dr. Harri Kytomaa, Director of Exponent's Thermal Sciences Practice, will be a featured speaker at the LNG Tech Global Summit to be held December 3-5th in Rotterdam,The Netherlands.  Europe‚Äôs leading LNG Tech Summit is a prestigious LNG industry conference revealing the latest developments and technology advancements in this fast-paced LNG gas world.  Dr. Kytomaa will speak on the topic "Performing LNG hazard and consequence analysis". 

The presentation will include discussion of:

  • Assessing the potential impact of the risks posed by an LNG or flammable refrigerant release at an LNG facility to populations
  • Performing hazard and risk analyses to identify and mitigate the likelihood and consequences of these potential releases
  • Classifying potential accident scenarios
  • Identifying accepted modeling methods for each class with its corresponding benefits and limitations

Exponent staff has broad experience performing LNG hazard analyses, as well as qualitative or quantitative risk assessments for LNG plants. This experience covers LNG liquefaction facilities, LNG receiving terminals (both onshore and offshore), and LNG storage and peakshaving plants.

More information on, and registration information for, the upcoming program can be found here

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