Thursday, 28 May 2015

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Just crystal ball gazing? Subscription

12 May 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher of science Jules Henri Poincaré once stated, “It is far better to foresee even without certainty, than not to foresee at all.” That resonates with me today in Budapest, for very different reasons.

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Business in a bipolar market Subscription

11 May 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Several years ago when writing about the US market I asked – when you’re way out in front, where is there to go? It may not be quite the same question facing Europe, but a similar conundrum exists in the region – how to realise the next wave of growth?

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Cold – The new hot topic Subscription

30 Apr 2015 | By published in gasworld magazine, Toby Peters

Cold has long been the Cinderella of the energy debate, but that might just be changing. Toby Peters, Senior Group Managing Director of Dearman, argues that the challenge is now to turn growing awareness into action and that the international gas industry has an opportunity to play a leading role in the emerging clean cold industry.

Keith Stewart

Small-scale LNG – Evolving, evolved, or on the crest of a wave? Subscription

29 Apr 2015 | By Keith Stewart, published in gasworld magazine

Just two years ago the demand for LNG was almost unsustainable as new energy applications were being developed and the price against oil was favourable for this alternative energy source. Keith Stewart reflects on how this market has changed.

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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.

Letter from the Editor

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Just crystal ball gazing? Subscription

12 May 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher of science Jules Henri Poincaré once stated, “It is far better to foresee even without certainty, than not to foresee at all.” That resonates with me today in Budapest, for very different reasons.

Latest news

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Global mining company given fuel cell car

27 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

Hyundai Motor UK has today officially handed over an example of the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), the ix35 Fuel Cell, to global diversified mining business Anglo American – the world’s leading producer of platinum – which is a key ingredient in FCEV technology.

LNG market

BP and Kansai sign LNG deal

28 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

BP and The Kansai Electric Co., Inc. (Kansai Electric) today entered into a sales and purchase agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG), and a cooperation agreement for the purpose of exploring opportunities for business collaboration.

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APR signs two-year Botswana energy deal

28 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

APR Energy announced today that it has signed a contract with the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), the national electric utility, to provide 35MW of new power generation for a two-year term.

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Construction begins on Crowley’s LNG-powered ship

28 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

Another landmark moment has taken place in Crowley Maritime Corp.’s history today as VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on Taíno – the second of two LNG powered ships.

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Oil-based defoamers launched by Air Products

28 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The new additions to the company’s portfolio of defoamers, named Airase® 4750V and 4800 defoamers, will be introduced and promoted at the upcoming Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City N.J. from June 1-4.

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