Australian Standard AS 3961 The Storage and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to store or handle liquefied natural gas.

This standard provides requirements for the design, construction and operation of installations for the storage and handling of liquefied natural gas (LNG). It addresses major installations of atmospheric-type tanks for supplying marine tanker terminals and pipeline peak saving. It also covers pressure tanks, usually part of a land transport distribution system. The standard does not cover transport or pipelines outside the storage installation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Other resources

Act(s) name

Gas Standards Act 1972 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

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Electrical and Gas General Enquiries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 08 6251 1900
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