Sunday, 29 March 2015

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The community page offers gasworld users the opportunity to interact, whether it be with overseas colleagues, or prospective customers. Over the months to come we will bring you an array of viewpoints from our house writers, external perspectives via blogs, and of course, we welcome your input too. Use the feedback facility to comment on stories, or better still, meet your clients face-to-face with the online forum.

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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.

Keith Stewart

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.

Welding health and safety

Future bright as new year in welding begins Subscription

8 Jan 2014 | By Jim Guild

The future of welding is closely linked to the manufacturing industry, which is currently showing no signs of real growth. There are many issues in the macro-environment to deal with, but welding remains a challenging and exciting industry to be in as 2014 unfolds.

Michael Blondin, VRV

Lean and green in cryogenic distribution Subscription

2 Oct 2013 | By Michael Blondin

Let’s face it, there is almost no product differentiation in industrial gas. In today’s ultra- competitive market, with tight margins and pressure to optimise operational efficiencies, increasing productivity in distribution and reducing the carbon footprint has never been more important.

Keith Stewart

Setting standards in the LNG industry Subscription

28 Aug 2013 | By Keith Stewart

Fuelling ships in the Nordic regions; shale gas fields in the US; vehicle use across the globe; an energy resource to power major cities in China and other developing countries - these are just some of the applications which demonstrate the incredible scope and breadth of the LNG industry.

Letter from the Editor

July 2014 Kathy Hocker 10 Minutes

10 minutes with...Kathy Hocker Subscription

2 Jul 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Take 10 minutes out with Kathy Hocker, Global Head, Packaged Gas Products at Linde Gases. Hocker is relatively new to this expanded role, having previously worked at Australian subsidiary BOC, and tells us about the ‘demonstrable and fast increasing trend towards innovation in packaged gas products’.

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Airgas to build new Alabama ASU

27 Mar 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Airgas, Inc. has signed a long-term agreement to build an air separation unit (ASU) to supply tonnage oxygen, nitrogen and argon via pipeline to Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, Inc. at its steel manufacturing plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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European LNG overflow not expected, says report

27 Mar 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Various dynamics in the global LNG business mean that an influx of LNG into Northwest Europe is not expected this summer, according to a new Thomson Reuters LNG Outlook report.

Big ben London UK

Funding boost for future ‘green’ transport

27 Mar 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Projects that will bring fuel cells into van fleets, develop high efficiency transmissions, and create the next generation of electric and hybrid buses in the UK have this week received a fresh funding boost.

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Air Liquide installs hydrogen station at logistics hub

27 Mar 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Air Liquide has been chosen by FM Logistic, an international group whose expertise lies in logistics and supply chains, to provide support for its projected deployment of hydrogen-powered forklift trucks.

Germany-map

World’s largest fuel cell facility a step nearer

26 Mar 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

AFC Energy plc, has received its first Partial Building Permit from the Stade permitting authorities in Germany to commence construction of what will be the world’s largest industrial alkaline fuel cell facility.

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