Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Oil and gas services – November 2014

Oil and gas services – Renewed demand Subscription

29 Oct 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Despite a decline in some regions, global long-term oil consumption is still seen to be rising. At the same time, various dynamics are stimulating oil and gas activity in one of the biggest markets in the world, the US. North America is awash with newly producible shale gas and ‘tight’ oil reserves.

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50 years a gasman – Albert Spencer’s – November 2014

50 years a gasman – An interview with Albert Spencer Subscription

29 Oct 2014

Safety, Air Products, the SACGA - just some of the sectors and companies which Albert Spencer’s name is recognised as playing important roles in. In this article Stuart Radnedge interviews the man who celebrates half a century’s service.

Global Gases – November 2014

Global Gases – Ready for the next level... Subscription

29 Oct 2014

Managing Director and CEO Deepak Mehta discusses the ‘phenomenal growth’ of Global Gases and why the group is focusing its efforts on the Asia-Pacific market, in an interview with gasworld magazine.

Christian PIC – October 2014

10 minutes with...Christian Pic Subscription

1 Oct 2014

Take 10 minutes out with Christian Pic, Sales Director at Mil’s SAS, who tells us about the products and services that the company provides, why there is no longer a global medical market, and what’s hot in the medical gases business as 2014 draws to a close.

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MVS Engineering – November 2014

An introduction to... In-situ nitrogen generation Subscription

As an inert gas, nitrogen offers a wide range of capabilities to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Used predominantly during plant maintenance shutdown and start-up preparations, nitrogen purging and subsequent nitrogen leak testing form a critical path to the success of any project.

PSA medical oxygen generators – October 2014

An introduction to...PSA medical oxygen generators Subscription

Oxygen in the medical field has traditionally been produced centrally and then distributed in liquid form, or as a gas via cylinders, to the customer. An alternative and increasingly popular means of oxygen generation exists in the medical market, however, in the form of pressure swing adsorption (PSA).

Steam methane reformers – September 2014

An introduction to...Steam methane reformers Subscription

Hydrogen is widely used in the petroleum refining industry to remove impurities found in crude oil such as sulfur, olefins and aromatics to meet product fuels specifications. Removing these impurities allows fuels to burn cleaner and refineries to turn a lower quality crude oil into a profitable product that meets increasing environmental specifications.

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Regional markets: Focus on Italy Subscription

29 Oct 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

When gasworld last focused on the Italian industrial gases market, the emphasis was on recovery from the global economic recession. The region’s economy had stabilised – later than fellow many fellow European markets – and this was reflected in a marginal return to growth in its gases business in 2010.

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Qatargas

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.

Cylinders Calibration gases

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

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.

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Fig. 4  A Titan container, Roy Irani

Efficient transport modes for the fracking industry Subscription

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

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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Advanced Cryogenics – November 2014

Advanced Cryogenics – All about carbon dioxide Subscription

29 Oct 2014

Advanced Cryogenics Ltd, also found via www.carbondioxideconsultants.com, has provided carbon dioxide (CO2) and cryogenic gas consulting solutions for decades to all CO2 emitters, sources, producers, application requirements; and expert witness services, to name a few offerings.

NOXERIOR - Unique modular medical oxygen concentrators - October 2014

NOXERIOR - Unique modular medical oxygen concentrators Subscription

1 Oct 2014

NOXERIOR, formerly known as IGS Italia, focuses on all aspects of the non-cryogenic onsite generation of nitrogen and oxygen by means of either PSA or hollow-fibre membrane technology. Innovative design and superior quality, combined with creative individual solutions to maximise the economical benefits for the end-user, make gas generators from NOXERIOR the preferred solution for many companies.

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