Technical Reports

LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods

  • 07
  • Jul
  • 2016
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RPD
SUBOFFICE: RPD-32
REPORT NUMBER: LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods
KEYWORDS: Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG, safety assessments, Federal Railroad Administration, FRA, dual-fuel
ABSTRACT: Sandia National Laboratories evaluated published safety assessment methods across a variety of industries including Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), hydrogen, land and marine transportation, as well as the US Department of Defense (DOD). All the methods were evaluated for their potential applicability for use in the LNG railroad application. After reviewing the documents, the Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Safety Plan Checklist is considered the most suitable to be adapted to the LNG rail application.
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