Achieving excellence, reducing complexity, and getting answers from field to fuel were the themes of SGS’s inaugural liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry awareness session hosted in Karachi, Pakistan, on February 6, 2015.

Jointly hosted by SGS Pakistan’s Industrial Services and Oil, Gas & Chemicals Services, more than 100 local stakeholders and clients joined the company’s experts at the Pearl Continental Hotel, for an awareness session, ‘LNG - Achieving Excellence from Design through Operations’, to explore the inspection requirements for both LNG storage terminals and distribution networks.

Incorporating the themes of ‘Getting Answers from Field to Fuel’ (PDF 769 KB) and ‘Reducing Complexity to Manage Your Processes’ the seminar was presented by Muhammed Aqeel, Manager Operations, SGS Pakistan and SGS’s Global LNG Manager, Sven Lataire.

The objective of the seminar was to enhance stakeholder’s knowledge of the LNG industry at stages ranging from design to procurement, from construction to commissioning and product receipt to delivery operations.

SGS’s Global LNG Manager, Sven Lataire had a special focus on LNG sales and purchase agreements, measurement criteria, quality testing and certifications, selecting gauging devices, determination composition LNG (+ Vapor), calculation section and measurement procedures followed by a visual tour.

Farrukh Mazhar, Managing Director SGS Pakistan gave the opening remarks, followed by Abdur Razzak Lakhani, Director Operations Industrial Services and Shahnawaz Ullah Khan Director Operations Oil, Gas & Chemicals Services, who discussed the topic and gave the session’s brief respectively.

“Every LNG project has its own specific characteristics and all our clients have different needs,” said Mr Aqeel, Manager Operations, SGS Pakistan. “To meet our clients’ needs we continually refine our services to meet their individual technical and contractual requirements. This event helps demonstrate how we help clients to manage the industry’s challenging combination of verification, inspection, testing and surveillance, while at the same time assuring safe working conditions.”

SGS offers LNG services including:

  • Product Measurement and Inspections Services
  • Tailored Solutions for Procurement, Storage and Distributions Networks

For further information, please contact:

Mrs. S. Maheen Ishaq Khaqan
Senior Executive Officer
SGS Pakistan
H-3/3, Sector 5, Korangi Industrial Area,
Karachi-74900, Pakistan
t: +92 21 3512 1388 95 ext. 423

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