By Bob Long, Bob Gardner
Guide to garage Tanks and Equipment has been designed to supply useful information regarding all points of the layout, choice and use of vertical cylindrical garage tanks. different tanks are coated yet in much less detail. even though the emphasis is on sensible details, easy thought is usually lined.
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3 Historical background The first thoughts regarding the liquefaction and transport of gases go some way back in time. In 1915 Godfrey Cabot proposed the shipment of LNG by means of river barges. In 1937 SirAlfred Egerton proposed thatthe British gas industry which was at that time based on the carbonisation ofcoal, should extract a fraction ofthe methane contentfrom the coal gas, liquefy it and store itforsubsequent evaporation for peak shaving purooses. The firstattempt to store liquefied naturalgas in bulkon a com- mercial scale was not promising.
12. 13. A smaller number of large above ground tanks tend to make better use of the available site area when compared with a larger number of smaller tanks. Comparisons using the tank spacing rules from NFPA 59A willfeature elsewhere in Storage Tanks & Equipment, to makethis point. 60 l down to -50 "C and 8S5387 (Reference down to -196 "C in the UK. zO storcge (anks tZt5) for products These Codes only consjdered single containment systems. There were no Codes or regulatory guides which provided a framework for the design of other containment systems.
The intention was that gas in ? t liquid form would be transported by road to regional distribution centres where it would be regasified and delivered to consum- ers. 3 One such distribution centre was built at Ambergate, v Derbyshire. Unfortunately for the new LNG industry in the UK, the discovery of large amounts of oil and gas in the North Sea meant that the development was not continued and direct transmission of the newly discovered gas into the National Transmission System at Bacton and St Fergus took its place.