W|EPC: Objections To Venture Global’s Storage Tank Design
Venture Global – PHMSA Objects to Calcasieu Pass LNG’s Storage Tank Design
- A day after Venture Global successfully raised the first LNG storage tank roof
(4/27/20) at its Calcasieu Pass LNG facility, PHMSA issued a memo (4/25/20) to
FERC objecting to the LNG storage tank design, citing non-compliance with the
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 59A).
- LNG storage tanks must be designed and constructed to meet several regulations
and codes, including NFPA 59A.
- The timing of PHMSA’s objection is notable since the tank design should
have been approved by PHMSA & FERC prior to the start of construction.
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