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Sabine Pass ordered to repair LNG storage tanks after leaks

Cheniere has been ordered to repair two of the five LNG storage tanks at the Sabine Pass plant after workers discovered leaks.
By Staff reporter 13 February 2018 0 29560

Cheniere has been ordered to empty and repair two of the five LNG storage tanks at the Sabine Pass plant after workers discovered one of the tanks was leaking on 22 January, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) said last week.

LNG had seeped between the inner and outer walls of Tank S-103, cracking the outer wall in four places.

PHMSA also learned that Tank S-101 had leaked LNG between its inner and outer walls, and was leaking natural gas vapours at...