Venture Global LNG has successfully raised the roof of its second LNG storage tank at the Plaquemines LNG export facility in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
The second tank is one of four at the US site and will be capable of storing 200,000m3 of LNG.
Raised in 71 minutes using 0.3 psi of pressure, the dome was lifted from ground level to the top of the wall height of 130 feet.
Eventually, the tank will have an inner tank made from 9% nickel alloy and an outer wall and outer roof made from concrete to provide full containment of the LNG and provide the high levels of resilience and safety.
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