Friday, 28 November 2014

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Approval for Canadian LNG projects

Canada’s Environment Minister, Mary Polak, and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued Environmental Assessment Certificates for three LNG projects in northern British Columbia.

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Gasmet analyser used in space simulation

A portable FTIR gas analyser from Gasmet has recently been used as part of a specialist space sector project to understand the potential issues facing any manned missions to Mars.

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Rapidox 7100 analyser released

Cambridge Sensotec has launched its new generation of Rapidox Multigas analysers, designed and manufactured for the analysis, control and monitoring of emission or process gas.

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Santos GLNG nears first LNG

After three and a half years of construction work, Santos GLNG has installed the final module on its two LNG processing trains, key components of its gas liquefaction plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone, Australia.

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CO2 capture testing commences

Shell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Conference

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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Crowcon strengthens Gas-Pro range

Gas detection specialist Crowcon has further strengthened its Gas-Pro range with the introduction of the Gas-Pro IR.

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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.

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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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Features

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.

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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

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Cryofab Inc. celebrates transition to third generation

Leading cryogenic equipment manufacturer Cryofab, Inc. has hired Vincent Grillo, Jr. as a Sales Engineer, taking the company into its third generation of family leadership.

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Milestone in Japan for Chart

Chart, Inc. has been commemorating a significant milestone in the Japanese market with its distributor in the country, Daiho Sangyo Inc. (DSI).

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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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Asia-Pacific 2014

Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference, Singapore November 17-19, 2014

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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.

Norwegian-biofuel

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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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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