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Title: LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods

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 included in this report, as well as others not included because of repetition, the Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Safety Plan Checklist is most suitable to be adapted to the LNG railroad application. This report was developed to survey industries related to rail transportation for methodologies and tools that can be used by the FRA to review and evaluate safety assessments submitted by the railroad industry as a part of their implementation plans for liquefied or compressed natural gas storage ( on-board or tender) and engine fueling delivery systems. The main sections of this report provide an overview of various methods found during this survey. In most cases, the reference document is quoted directly. The final section provides discussion and a recommendation for the most appropriate methodology that will allow efficient and consistent evaluations to be made. The DOE Hydrogen Safety Plan Checklist was then revised to adaptmore » it as a methodology for the Federal Railroad Administration’s use in evaluating safety plans submitted by the railroad industry.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
1182683
Report Number(s):
SAND2015-3859R
583979
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Muna, Alice Baca, and LaFleur, Angela Christine. LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.2172/1182683.
Muna, Alice Baca, & LaFleur, Angela Christine. LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods. United States. doi:10.2172/1182683.
Muna, Alice Baca, and LaFleur, Angela Christine. Fri . "LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods". United States. doi:10.2172/1182683. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1182683.
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title = {LNG Safety Assessment Evaluation Methods},
author = {Muna, Alice Baca and LaFleur, Angela Christine},
abstractNote = {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 included in this report, as well as others not included because of repetition, the Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Safety Plan Checklist is most suitable to be adapted to the LNG railroad application. This report was developed to survey industries related to rail transportation for methodologies and tools that can be used by the FRA to review and evaluate safety assessments submitted by the railroad industry as a part of their implementation plans for liquefied or compressed natural gas storage ( on-board or tender) and engine fueling delivery systems. The main sections of this report provide an overview of various methods found during this survey. In most cases, the reference document is quoted directly. The final section provides discussion and a recommendation for the most appropriate methodology that will allow efficient and consistent evaluations to be made. The DOE Hydrogen Safety Plan Checklist was then revised to adapt it as a methodology for the Federal Railroad Administration’s use in evaluating safety plans submitted by the railroad industry.},
doi = {10.2172/1182683},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}

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