Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Hydrogen production unit start-up ceremony held

Today, Air Liquide held the official start-up ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art Steam Methane Reformer (SMR) unit located in the Chempark Dormagen site near Cologne, Germany.

Liquefied natural gas terminal

$18.5 billion Gladstone LNG near completion

Santos Ltd. expects its $18.5bn valued LNG project is approaching 95% completion and should be producing its first LNG by the end of the third quarter this year.

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BOC delivers vital supply of LNG to hospital

Gases and engineering company BOC Australia and APA Group successfully injected natural gas into a section of the Whyalla Natural Gas network at 5pm yesterday to deliver critical gas supplies to Whyalla Hospital and parts of Whyalla.

Oxygen signs

Oxygen injection technology options from Air Products promoted

Used for enhanced combustion in cement and lime manufacturing, Air Products will be promotion the technology it has to offer this sector at the 2015 IEEE – IAS/PCA Cement Industry Conference in Toronto, Ontario, from April 24-27.

Water Bubbles

ITM Power secures £1.79m order

A competitive tender to supply an integrated hydrogen system for use at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) tidal test site on Eday, Orkney, Scotland – has been won by ITM Power and is worth £1.79m.

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The helium market - January 2015

The helium market in 2015 Subscription

From shortages to over-supply, 2014 was a year of sharp turnaround for the global helium business. gasworld looks at the market in 2015 and beyond.

Advances in Helium Leak Testing

Advances in Helium Leak Testing Subscription

Everything leaks” is a frequent comment in the leak testing business, and it is wise to consider the ramifications of that statement in the industrial gas business. Given that every leak — from the refining process, to storage and distribution, through consumption by the enduser — represents lost profit, a good leak testing program can improve the bottom line. 

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Navy scientists develop prototype for diver life support

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PC) scientists have developed a prototype for a new life support system for divers.The goal of the new system is to accelerate the deployment of Navy divers, increase safety, and also conserve helium, a valuable natural resource.

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Liquefied natural gas terminal

$18.5 billion Gladstone LNG near completion

17 Apr 2015

Santos Ltd. expects its $18.5bn valued LNG project is approaching 95% completion and should be producing its first LNG by the end of the third quarter this year.

Water Bubbles

ITM Power secures £1.79m order

16 Apr 2015

A competitive tender to supply an integrated hydrogen system for use at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) tidal test site on Eday, Orkney, Scotland – has been won by ITM Power and is worth £1.79m.

Business deal, merger and aquisition

Italy’s Oerlikon’s Drive Systems expands into South America

15 Apr 2015

The company has appointed four new distributors to further strengthen its presence in the continent with locations in Argentina, Chile. Columbia and Peru created to support the agricultural, construction, mining and energy sectors.

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Wärtsilä wins €120m order

10 Apr 2015

The company has signed a major contract to supply power generation capacity for a Europe-based customer with international operations. The value of the equipment delivery contract is approximately €120m.

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BOC Frostcruise

BOC’s FROSTCRUISE commercially launched

Significantly more environmentally friendly, efficient and a reliable cryogenic alternative to diesel-powered refrigeration – the FROSTCRUISE system has been trialled for a number of years, before its commercial launch today, with positive feedback.

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BOC launches new mobile LNG refueller

The innovative new mobile LNG refuelling unit at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show 2015 - held in Birmingham, UK, from the 14 to 16 of April.

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Parker’s P1D-H rod lock offers fail-safe functionality

The P1D-H rod lock pneumatic cylinders, for use in applications where safety is critical, has been launched by Parker. P1D-H cylinders have been purposely designed to hold loads safely in position even when there is an unexpected failure in the compressed air supply.

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Features

Harris

Harris – The complete package in welding Subscription

8 Apr 2015

The Harris Products Group’s history in equipment for gases, brazing and welding goes back over a century. President David J. Nangle tells Helen Carmichael how the company has built on its successes and what to expect in 2015.

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Enterprise throughout the generations – An interview with Rotarex S.A Subscription

4 Mar 2015

With 10 factories and 30 sales and logistics centres shipping its products to over 65 countries around the world, Rotarex S.A. is at the forefront of the global gas control equipment business, as CEO and Chairman Jean-Claude (J.C.) Schmitz explains in an interview with gasworld magazine.

The helium market - January 2015

The helium market in 2015 Subscription

7 Jan 2015

From shortages to over-supply, 2014 was a year of sharp turnaround for the global helium business. gasworld looks at the market in 2015 and beyond.

Found in the cloud – December 2014

Found in the cloud – Asset management Subscription

3 Dec 2014

Cylinder tracking is an essential tool for managing a company’s prized assets. Now by deploying cloud data storage and mobile devices, Lockhouse has created another level of asset management for end-users. Helen Carmichael reports.

On the Path to the Hydrogen Economy

Hot topic – The hydrogen revolution is upon us Subscription

8 Apr 2015

A year since the last time we visited developments in the hydrogen economy, the market has continued to establish itself. With major plans in action around the world, Stuart Radnedge believes the time to get involved is now.

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Regional Markets

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Turbines, Inc. delivers cryogenic turbine flow meter

Turbines, Inc. has expanded its comprehensive cryogenic monitoring capabilities with the availability of its cryogenic turbine flow meter for bulk and micro-bulk transports.

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New medical gas measurement device launched

Brand new ppm measurements for carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2) now enable medical gas producers to get the performance and operational benefits of the SERVOPRO MultiExact 5400 multigas analyser.

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New headquarters for A-Gas Electronic Materials

The 20,0000ft2 building has officially been opened in Rugby, Warwickshire, in the UK. A cold storage room, temperature controlled at 11°C, with 50% humidity ensures the optimum storage quality of dry film.

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gasworld conferences

Europe Industrial Gas Conference 2015

Europe Industrial Gas Conference 2015

Budapest, Hungary, 11th - 12th May

MENA Industrial Gas Conference 2015

Middle East & North Africa 2015

MENA Industrial Gas Conference, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, 7-9 December 2015

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Dearman-lorry

Zero-emission technology revolution begins trials

The system, which features a liquid nitrogen powered Dearman engine, has already produced promising results and could ultimately deliver a paradigm shift within the global transport refrigeration industry.

Pounds finance UK business

Over £4m pledged to CCS research

The UK and Scottish governments have provided £4.2m in support for the Caledonia Clean Energy Project. This decision has been welcomed by the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) as, if the Caledonia project is constructed, it would be one of the cleanest fossil fuel power plants in the world.

Business deal, merger and aquisition

Italy’s Oerlikon’s Drive Systems expands into South America

15 Apr 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company has appointed four new distributors to further strengthen its presence in the continent with locations in Argentina, Chile. Columbia and Peru created to support the agricultural, construction, mining and energy sectors.

Fig. 4  A Titan container, Roy Irani

Efficient transport modes for the fracking industry Subscription

2 Apr 2014 | By Dr Roy S Irani

Fracking and natural gas have been such common words in recent forums and the gas receptacle world has not been left out. If anything, both the gas cylinder and automotive industries have been preparing for this ‘green’ fuel alternative for several decades and have considered not only the output post the fracking process – compressed natural gas (CNG) – but also hydrogen as potential future fuels.

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