Thursday, 28 April 2016

Business deal merger

World's largest ASU relies on MAN compressor

Air Liquide, which is constructing the ASU, is opting for compressor technology from MAN Diesel & Turbo in the design of a new record Air Separation Unit in South Africa.


Whitton named Airgas northern California and Nevada President

Airgas names Matthew B. Whitton the President of its northern California & Nevada region, reporting to Douglas Jones – who is Presidents of Airgas west division.

Merger aquisition deal

BASF chooses Air Liquide expertise

A site at Freeport, Texas, has been chosen as a potential location for a world-scale methane-based propylene complex – which Air Liquide has been selected to assist with as a technology partner.


Shell opens LNG station in Rotterdam

Shell has opened its first LNG fuelling station in Rotterdam Waalhaven, the Netherlands, for trucks operating in Europe.

Working together merger and acquisition United States

FreezPak chooses Plug Power’s GenKey

FreezPak Logistics has selected Plug Power’s full-service GenKey solution for its new cold storage distribution centre freezer warehouse under construction in Carteret, New Jersey.

SMR: Driving down costs in hydrogen production – September 2014

Hydrogen supply and demand Subscription

6 Apr 2016 | By published in gasworld magazine, Daryl Brown

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe whether measured by mass or number of molecules, and is also number one in the industrial gas world based on the number of molecules produced. So, how much hydrogen is produced in the world each year? Such a simple question, unfortunately, does not have quite such a simple answer.

CO2 from car exhaust

Dearman reveals true extent of diesel-powered emissions

26 Apr 2016 | By Rhea Healy

Clean cold technology company, Dearman, has released new information about the true extent of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel-powered transport refrigeration units, following a study into the matter.

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The show goes on at BCGA 2016 Annual Conference

21 Apr 2016 | By Rob Cockerill

The 18th century Oulton Hall mansion in Leeds, UK was the venue for an illustrious gathering of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) today, as the organisation held its 2016 Annual Conference.

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Fuel cell car sharing service launched by Linde

7 Apr 2016 | By Rhea Healy

The Linde Group’s newly founded subsidiary, Linde Hydrogen Concepts, has launched the world’s first car sharing service, which exclusively uses hydrogen (H2)-powered fuel cell cars.

Euro currency on map

2015: Linde sustains position in a challenging market

The Linde Group has released its 2015 results, demonstrating a continued solid performance as it once again achieved increases in both group revenue and operating profit.

business analysis financial stats

Air Products reports growth despite EfW exit in Q2 results

Despite unfavourable currency and the extreme exit of its Energy-from-Waste (EfW) business, Tier One player, Air Products, has achieved its seventh consecutive quarter of delivering double-digit revenue growth in its latest fiscal quarter, ending 31st March, 2016.

Newspaper magnifying on finance

Hangyang grows whilst equipment business drops

According to the 2015 annual report released recently by Hangzhou Hangyang, China’s leading air separation equipment manufacturer and local industrial gas producer is seeing a trend for its industrial gases business surpassing that of its equipment manufacturing operations.

Financial analysis

Solid revenue growth for Air Liquide in Q1 financials

In the first fiscal quarter of 2016, not even industrial gas giant, Air Liquide, could escape the impacts of the slowdown in the oil sector. But despite this and other external factors, such as lower exchange rates and energy prices, the French corporation still showed solid revenue growth, largely thanks to various M&A activity.

Specialty gases sampling

New sampling conditioning unit from E Instruments

E instruments has designed a new sampling conditioning unit to remove any sign of moisture from sampling points for the maintenance and tuning of burners, boilers and incinerators.

Haskel Hydraulic driven gas booster

Haskel launches new hydraulically-driven gas booster

Haskel International Inc., a high-pressure technology manufacturer, is launching its new hydraulically-driven gas booster system at the hydrogen, fuel cells and battery group exhibit as part of Hannover Messe.


Servomex selects QNX to power gas analysis

The Servomex Group, a world leader in gas analysis technology, has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® Realtime operating system (OS) to power its next generation of gas analysers.

Pfeiffer Vacuum

New Pfeiffer Vacuum products to be unveiled at analytica

Pfeiffer Vacuum, a global supplier of vacuum technology, is unveiling its new range of turbopumps and diaphragm pumps at the analytica show in Munich next month.

Carbon dioxide CO2 green

E Instruments upgrades CO2 analyser

E Instruments, a gas analyser manufacturing company, has upgraded its E8500 device to be able to measure up to 50% of carbon dioxide (CO2) in combustion processes.

eliminate cylinder clutter

Perception is Reality: What’s in that Empty Cylinder? Subscription

Gasco Sales Manager Kevin Wilson offers insights and recommendations on dealing with cylinders after use.

Safety label sign

FDA recalls thousands of faulty portable O2 systems

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has had to recall over one thousand portable oxygen (O2) devices from OxySure Therapeutics, Inc. after several device malfunctions were revealed, including ineffective O2 delivery and chemical reactions in the canisters that could cause them to explode.

Welding health and safety

HFT launches low cost, flexible welding chambers

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT®) has developed a low-cost flexible welding chamber to ensure welding zones are sufficiently purged of oxygen (O2) during operation.


Cambridge sensotec sf6 gas analyser in electrical equipment

Cambridge Sensotec senses SF6 with Rapidox analyser

Cambridge Sensotec has designed the Rapidox SF6 6100 Pump Back gas analyser, in order to detect levels of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) in electrical equipment.

Hazards of welding

HFT prevents inflatable tube bursts with new valve

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT®), a worldwide specialist in weld purging products, has manufactured a PurgeGate® Valve System in order to prevent the over-pressurising of inflatable tube and pipe weld purging systems.

china lng market

Jinhong Gas new ventures into LNG business

Suzhou Jinhua Runze Energy Co. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the leading local gas company Suzhou Jinhong Gas Co. Ltd, in Jiangsu province in Eastern China, has recently opened its first CNG/LNG refuelling station.

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