Gulf Cryo is celebrating 60 years of success as a ‘pure player’ in the Middle East gases industry. Here CEO Naji Skaf talks to gasworld about family ownership, economic modernisation, the changing landscape in the region, and winners and losers of the multinationals’ arrival.
10 minutes with...Ian Fraser Subscription
Take 10 minutes out with Rand Technical Services (RTS) South Africa’s Ian Fraser, who tells us a about the company’s activities, the African industrial gases market, the future for the industry in South Africa. Fraser also reveals the biggest influence in his career to date…
10 minutes with...Mike Hellyar Subscription
Take 10 minutes out with Mike Hellyar, Managing Director of Air Products South Africa, as he tells us a little about the company’s activities, the industrial gases market in South Africa, the future for the industry, and what’s next for Air Products South Africa.
An introduction to...Vacuum technology Subscription
Choosing the right vacuum pump technology is important across a number of applications, not least in the semiconductor industry and as part of the specialty gases business.
An introduction to...Asset management software Subscription
Digital capability is developing. For the industrial gases industry, this means a whole new platform in asset management and operational optimisation.
An introduction to...Medical gas outlet devices Subscription
As every application of medical gas requires a specific and well determined working pressure and/or a specific flowrate of the gas in question, the choice of the adequate equipment is vital for a successful application.
Regional markets: Focus on Iran, Iraq and the GCC Subscription
Economic modernisation, the arrival of the multinationals, and the emergence of new industrial gas trends and technologies are driving change in the Middle East. What better time to explore the dynamics of the Iranian, Iraqi and GCC markets as part of a wider new industrial gas frontier?
Natural gas – Essential, everyday but unpredictable Subscription
Used in heating, cooking and electricity production, many facets of modern life could not exist without the fossil fuel natural gas.
Calibration gases – The precision genre Subscription
This month’s gas report looks to Gasco Affiliates, LLC, a specialist calibration gas company, for an informed insight into the precise science that is, calibration gases.
Dry ice – A significance that’s far from subliminal Subscription
Dry ice comes in many forms, from pellets to slices, and serves a range of applications, from standard refrigeration to revolutionary blast cleaning – as gasworld reveals.
Lean and green in cryogenic distribution Subscription
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.
Setting standards in the LNG industry Subscription
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.
Based in Springfield, Pennsylvania, LifeGuard Technologies (formerly known as Global Passive Safety Systems) began with Joe Abrams’ work in cryogenics in 1958 – and today the company has hoses worldwide in all industries and applications.
Les Gaz Industriel – Making gas in Mauritius Subscription
The Les Gaz Industriels Limited (LGI) story began over 60 years ago when the company was originally incorporated in Mauritius in April 1952 as a private company with the core aim of producing oxygen and acetylene for metal cutting and welding purposes.