Monday, 24 November 2014

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Asia-Pacific conference “huge success”

The event, which attracted about 250 attendees from around the globe, has been heralded as a huge success – by delegates throughout the three-day event this week.

Oil refinery pipes

INEOS to invest in UK shale

Chemicals giant INEOS has confirmed that it plans to invest $1bn (£640m) in UK onshore shale gas exploration and appraisal. Substantial further investment would follow if the company moved into development and production.

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Cryostar launches largest test facility

November marked an important milestone in Cryostar’s history, with the launch of the world’s largest liquid nitrogen test facility for cryogenic pumps.

Pipes food factory processing

New microsite from Air Products 

Air Products has launched a new microsite designed to illustrate the ‘seemingly endless’ possibilities for applying liquid nitrogen to various phases of the food production process.

Demonstration rig

World first PtL plant inaugurated

A Power-to-Liquids (PtL) demonstration rig – the first of its kind in the world – has been officially inaugurated by Dresden-based sunfire GmbH.

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Qatar II plant

RasGas - Helium refinery tender announcement

RasGas invites all industrial gas companies who meet the mandatory requirements to submit a bid for the Helium Refinery 3 project, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City in the state of Qatar.


First helium production in Canada since 1977

Quantum Technology Corporation and Quantum Helium Management Corporation are pleased to announce the start-up of their new helium purification plant in Canada this summer. Their plant has produced truckloads of helium that is ready to deliver.

Kennedy Space Centre

NASA awards gases contracts

NASA has awarded an agency-wide multiple award contracts to Air Products and Chemicals and Linde consolidating the agency’s requirements for 10.2 million litres of liquid helium and 128.6 million cubic feet of gaseous helium to support operations at 13 NASA locations.

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SOL Group releases Q3 results

14 Nov 2014

The Board of Directors of SOL S.p.A. has approved its third quarter 2014 results, recording consolidated sales of €462.8m, up 4.6% compared with third quarter 2013.

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Plug Power has record quarterly revenue

12 Nov 2014

Plug Power, a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today reports its 2014 third quarter results. Most notably, with in the space of nine months, the company has grown from net working capital of $11m at the end of 2013 to $117.6m at end of Q3 2014.

Air Liquide is one of the industry's Tier One major players.

Air Liquide acquires Sweden’s FordonsGas

7 Nov 2014

The company has announced the completion of the agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas – a company that distributes CBG (Compressed BioGas) for the Swedish transportation market.


Ghasemi to speak at Morgan Stanley conference

6 Nov 2014

The Air Products Chairman President and CEO, Seifi Ghasemi, will be speaking at next week’s Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference in Boston on November 12th from 12.30pm (ET).

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Xi’an fabs site fully on-stream

Air Products has today announced its site in the Xi’an High-tech Zone (XHTZ), Shaanxi Province, China, recently celebrated being brought fully on-stream to supply bulk gases to Samsung Electronics’ advanced semiconductor fabs, which represent one of Samsung’s largest overseas investments and the most advanced fabs in China.


Norway’s first biofuel flight takes off

Norwegian has said it is proud to carry out its first ever flight with biofuel. Norwegian’s flight DY631 from Bergen to Oslo took off this afternoon with almost 50% biofuel; a flight that emits over 40% less than an average flight with regular fuel.

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Ratermann launches new cryogenics division

Ratermann Manufacturing, with nearly 20 years experience in the cryogenic and gas industry has unveiled a new division called Ratermann Cryogenics. Part of Ratermann Manufacturing’s mission statement is, “To provide knowledge and service customers can depend on”, and the cryogenics division was launched for this reason.

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Oil and gas services – November 2014

Oil and gas services – Renewed demand Subscription

29 Oct 2014

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.

The best is yet to come...October 2014

The best is yet to come...An interview with NOVAIR Subscription

1 Oct 2014

President and CEO Bernard Zenou explains why the NOVAIR Group is ready for further growth in onsite medical oxygen.

Home oxygen On the move – October 2014

Home oxygen – On the move Subscription

1 Oct 2014

Oxygen is one of the most frequently used treatments in healthcare, and a focus on homecare has resulted in considerable innovation in the market in recent years. Reliable, inexpensive and portable home oxygen concentrators are driving the change. Helen Carmichael reports.


Goals clear for new look Air Products Subscription

29 Oct 2014

Following the announcement from the company of major restructuring at Air Products, Stuart Radnedge looks at what it could mean for the Pennsylvania-headquartered major industrial gases business and the first 100 days of its new leader – Seifi Ghasemi.

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.

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Regional Markets


Dresden company secures major cryo pump order

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum gained an order for the manufacturing of a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps of the series COOLVAC 60.000 for the evacuation of space simulation chambers. The company will complete the order by making the pumps in Dresden, Germany.

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Linde Distributor Association launches improved website

The new website allows members of the association to control content, attract new members and increase transactions.

Smart phone,electronics

Harris launches first mobile app

The Harris Products Group has released its first mobile app this week, and users can now quickly find the best brazing and soldering alloy for their jobs.

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Air Liquide is one of the industry's Tier One major players.

Air Liquide acquires Sweden’s FordonsGas

The company has announced the completion of the agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas – a company that distributes CBG (Compressed BioGas) for the Swedish transportation market.


CCS a reality, says new report

A global report launched today in Abu Dhabi (UAE) finds that the only low-carbon technology option for industrial and many power applications, carbon capture and storage (CCS), is now on the cusp of widespread deployment.

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.

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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.

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