Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Hydrogen – September 2014

Lima Refining to obtain H2 from Linde

The company will construct, own and operate a new SMR-based hydrogen plant. It will also be the third H2 plant in Lima, Ohio, Industrial Cluster.

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Rand-Air invests in hurricane booster

At a time when the Southern and pan-African mining and engineering sectors are facing many challenges, companies are looking for suppliers which can offer them the widest and most robust range of products to assist them in addressing the challenges that they face.

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Market opportunity thanks to Fuel Cell Vehicles

With the public debut of Toyota’s Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) in San Francisco, the industry is one step closer to reaching mass consumers with hydrogen-powered technology – according to the developer of a breakthrough technology.

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Antwerp Port biogas plant inaugurated

NPG energy, a subsidiary of Enovos Luxembourg, has inaugurated its NPG BIO II biogas plant, at the Deurganckdok at Antwerp Port. This event was marked by the presence of many leading figures, and is the first in a series of future site openings – with three further openings due this year.

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Platinum earned at safety awards

The NOSCAR Awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars of occupational health and safety’, have once again seen Air Products in a starring role this year. Employees from around the country were honoured for their consistent commitment to safety at the company’s nationwide facilities.

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Gazprom launches helium plant

On the 15th of July, Gazprom started up a helium liquefaction plant that produces up to 500 litres per hour located at Orenburg. The plant is a first for Gazprom, which uses the newest generation of equipment from Linde Kryotechnik.

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BLM holds helium auction tomorrow

The Bureau of Land Management’s Amarillo Field Office will host a helium auction tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of a plan to eventually sell off government-owned helium and privatise operations.

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Helium to enable next generation in passenger rail

Revolutionary plans are progressing toward the next generation in passenger rail transport in Japan, a seven-carriage train concept based upon magnetically levitated trains.

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Air Products announces major company restructuring

18 Sep 2014

Air Products’ chairman, president and chief executive officer, Seifi Ghasemi, has today announced a major company restructuring, with the goal of regaining industry leadership by providing excellent service to customers as the safest and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

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Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Sasol

17 Sep 2014

The deal won by the company is an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services contract by Sasol for an Electrical Expansion and Fuel Gas Superheater Project at Sasol’s Temane gas processing facility in Mozambique

China finance

CIMC Enric maintains positivity

15 Sep 2014

CIMC Enric has revealed its first half 2014 interim results, and cites natural gas as driving a promising market outlook both for the company and the wider energy equipment segment despite declines during the year to date.

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Linde listed again in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

15 Sep 2014

Linde AG has again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). The listing reflects the technology group’s continual improvements in sustainability performance. Analysts recognised in particular Linde’s activities in the areas of customer relationship management, compliance, and risk and crisis management.

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$70 million construction grant for BTL plant

Velocys, the technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), is pleased to announce that its customer, Red Rock Biofuels, has been awarded a $70m grant to construct a biomass-to-liquids (BTL) plant incorporating Velocys Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology.

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DryFracTM launched by Praxair

Praxair has announced it is offering oil and gas producers a new DryFrac™ waterless fracturing technology that can replace water use in fracturing wells through the use of liquid carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Uralcryomash in ‘Vostochny’ supply deal

The company has announced it will produce 20 tank cars and delivered to the Federal Space Agency of the Russian Federation at the launch site ‘Vostochny’ for transportation and storage of liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon.

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Features

Hydrogen energy – September 2014

Hydrogen – The key refinery enabler Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Thirty years ago crude quality was a good match with what was being demanded by the market, but today’s refiners – even in the midst of the ‘shale gale’ – are being compelled to dig deeply into the dregs of the remaining resources and must upgrade these crudes. Hydrogen is critical.

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The global carbon dioxide market in 2014 Subscription

30 Jul 2014

The global merchant market has been defined to be ‘around 20 million metric tons per year’ in capacity over the last few years. However, I would estimate this market to exceed 20 million metric tons annually.

Safety – A must for the world – September 2014

Hot topic – Safety: A must for the world Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Stuart Radnedge investigates safety – for the haves and have nots, and why the latter should be trying to establish a group before it’s too late.

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A panoramic view of the industrial world – Fives Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Frédéric Thrum, Managing Director of the Cryogenics | Energy business at Fives discusses the company’s role in the global gases business and its future ambitions in an interview with gasworld magazine.

SMR: Driving down costs in hydrogen production – September 2014

SMR: Driving down costs in hydrogen production Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Foster Wheeler’s Luigi Bressan and Chris Davis, explain how an optimised hydrogen plant design achieves the right balance of minimising both CAPEX and OPEX costs, while meeting the specific objectives of the end-user.

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Regional Markets

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INOXCVA moves to new offices

Since 1992, INOXCVA has been engineering advanced cryogenic solutions, with operations across five continents and happy clients in over 100 countries. But now INOXCVA have moved to new offices in Vadodara, India.

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Foster Wheeler and ZeoGas in collaboration

A subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has entered into a Collaboration Agreement with ZeoGas. In the first instance, Foster Wheeler will support ZeoGas’ final site selection and project planning towards the development of ZeoGas’ first fuels manufacturing plant, to be located on the US Gulf Coast.

Praxair

DryFracTM launched by Praxair

Praxair has announced it is offering oil and gas producers a new DryFrac™ waterless fracturing technology that can replace water use in fracturing wells through the use of liquid carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Asia-Pacific 2014

Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference, Singapore November 17-19, 2014

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SulNOx slashes cancerous particles

Thursday’s public demonstration of SulNOxEco Fuels on a 1959 Routemaster bus resulted in particulate matter being reduced by 91% and Nitrogen Oxide gases by 60%, when compared with the use of normal diesel on the same engine.

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Milestone marked by Edwards

The company has celebrated the milestone of shipping 1,000 EZENITH systems. The EZENITH integrated vacuum/exhaust management system that significantly reduces cost of ownership.

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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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Cryogenic valves for an evolving LNG industry Subscription

5 Feb 2014 | By Keith Stewart

As one of the first cryogenic service providers to enter the LNG industry, it’s well over a decade since Herose started supplying valves for LNG applications.

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