Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has stated that liquefied natural gas usage, encouraged by offshore and shale gas projects, continues to expand in global markets, as the company attended and exhibited at the LNG-17 conference in Houston, Texas.
LNG-17 offers insights into the LNG industry and its growing role in moving natural gas from producers to global consumers. Intertek supports the LNG industry across the entire supply chain, providing LNG operators, suppliers and buyers with safety, risk reduction, quality, and cargo inspection solutions. Intertek provides cargo custody transfer measurements vital for commercial trade in LNG, including sales and purchase agreement reviews, thermal energy calculations, vessel measurement, sampling and witnessing of LNG loading, laboratory analysis, and other criteria in accordance with client commercial agreements and industry standards. Expertise includes sophisticated ship and shore tank calibration to ensure accurate volume measurements of LNG cargo.
Intertek LNG services also include technical inspection, quality assurance, technical staffing, safety consulting and training, hazardous location certification, pipeline corrosion control, material analysis, 3-dimensional control and laser scanning, HSE training, and project reporting.