Standard: NFPA - 59A

STANDARD FOR THE PRODUCTION, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)

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Scope:

This standard shall apply to the following:

(1) Facilities that liquefy natural gas

(2) Facilities that store, vaporize, transfer, and handle liquefied natural gas (LNG)

(3) The training of all personnel involved with LNG

(4) The design, location, construction, maintenance, and operation of all LNG facilities

This standard shall not apply to the following:

(1) Frozen ground containers

(2) Portable storage containers stored or used in buildings

(3) All LNG vehicular applications, including fueling of LNG vehicles

Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to provide minimum fire protection, safety, and related requirements for the location, design, construction, security, operation, and maintenance of LNG plants.

Organization: National Fire Protection Association
Document Number: 59a
Publish Date: 2016-01-01
Page Count: 82
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
NFPA 59A Change Type: TIA2 Update Date: 2014-03-03 Revision: 13 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: TIA1 Update Date: 2013-03-07 Revision: 13 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2013-01-01 Revision: 13 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: ERTA Update Date: 2012-01-03 Revision: 09 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: Update Date: 2009-01-01 Revision: 09 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: ERTA Update Date: 2007-02-28 Revision: 05 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: TIA Update Date: 2006-01-01 Revision: 05 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: TIA Update Date: 2006-08-19 Revision: 05 Status: INAC
NFPA 59A Change Type: TIA Update Date: 2006-02-14 Revision: 05 Status: INAC
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