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Title: Design and Construction of a Cryogenic LNG Tank on Permafrost

Author(s): Sanjay S. Mehta and Eric T. Reaman

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 42

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 37-44

Keywords: foundation, slab, temperature, project

Date: 7/1/2020

Publication of the first edition of ACI 376 in 2011 has standardized the design and construction of precast, prestressed concrete walls with a sliding base for full-containment liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks. This article describes the unique challenges encountered during design and construction of concrete foundation and outer wall for an LNG tank in Fairbanks, AK.


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