Saturday, 20 September 2014

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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August 2014 Alex Gaggin

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30 Jul 2014

Take 10 minutes out with Alex Gaggin, Market Manager: Oil and Gas, Chemical and Mining at safety company Dräger, who tells us about the products and services that the company provides, where these might be used in the industrial gases industry, and what’s new with Dråger in 2014.

July 2014 R. Kannan 10 Minutes

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2 Jul 2014

Take 10 minutes out with R. Kannan, President of AIIGMA, who tells us about his new role with the association, its own role in the Indian gases industry, and the future for the country’s gases business.

July 2014 Kathy Hocker 10 Minutes

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2 Jul 2014

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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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.

August Dry Ice Cleaning

An introduction to...Dry ice cleaning Subscription

Dry ice (CO2) cleaning is an efficient and cost-effective way for industries to maximise production capability and quality. Dry ice cleaning uses recycled CO2 in the form of solid dry ice particles that are transported by high-velocity airflow to remove contaminates from surfaces.

July 2014 Equipment Profile Safety Hoses

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When incompatible parts are used together and hoses come loose from their fittings, the results can be devastating on workers and the surrounding environment. Add a confined space to the mix, and it can become fatal. In fact, a number of tragic incidents over recent months have highlighted just how important safety is when installing and maintaining hoses.

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Financial analysis

Regional markets: Focus on France Subscription

3 Sep 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Despite its economic power, fears persist over the continuing debt crisis in the Eurozone and, in some quarters, France is a concern in terms of weighing on the wider region’s recovery. Following lower-than-expected GDP in first quarter 2014, the question has even been raised, is France entering a renewed downturn?

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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 – 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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Olivo energy and costs in logistics - September 2014

Olivo – Saving energy and costs in logistics Subscription

3 Sep 2014

There is an alternative to the obvious use of refrigerated vehicles for temperature sensitive goods – portable, insulated and/or refrigerated containers. With Olivo containers, there is an added benefit that the refrigeration systems used are totally silent – ideal for ‘out-of-hours’ deliveries.

August 2014 OJSC Uralcryomash

OJSC Uralcryomash – 60 years of cryogenic production Subscription

30 Jul 2014

This year sees OJSC Uralcryomash, part of Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

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