Thursday, 31 July 2014

Chart-Ferox-LNG

LNG refuelling first for Chart

Chart Ferox has supplied its first skid mounted LNG refuelling station to Gasrec’s Bridgwater site in the UK. The station includes a 30m3 horizontal LNG storage tank, submerged transfer pump and LNG dispenser all mounted within a single frame.

General-Monitors-LNG

Monitors key to LNG safety

General Monitors has stated its comprehensive range of gas and flame monitors are key to preventing accidental explosions and fires – particularly at remote LNG production sites.

Merger aquisition deal

Air Products’ Taiwan operation acquired

The company’s high-purity chlorine business in Taiwan and been acquired by Showa Denko, in order to strengthen its special material gas business.

North America map globe

Oklahoma GTL plant “go-ahead”

The final investment decision has been made to progress with the GTL plant that used Velocys technology. The plant will also provide a commercial reference site for the Velocys technology.

Economic analysis report finance

“Objectives maintained” for Air Liquide

Profit and revenue increases for the company, in a term when it secured key contracts in growing markets and continued acquisitions in healthcare.

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BLM holds helium auction tomorrow

The Bureau of Land Management’s Amarillo Field Office will host a helium auction tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of a plan to eventually sell off government-owned helium and privatise operations.

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Helium to enable next generation in passenger rail

Revolutionary plans are progressing toward the next generation in passenger rail transport in Japan, a seven-carriage train concept based upon magnetically levitated trains.

North America helium map

Helium production begins at Big Piney

MATHESON and Air Products have confirmed the start of production operations at their jointly-owned liquid helium production plant near Big Piney, Wyoming.

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ACTA-RTS

‘Green and clean’ from RTS

30 Jul 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Rand Technical Services (RTS) is offering a hydrogen battery which, it claims, is tough enough to deal with African conditions.

August 2014 Hot Topic Green Stats

Hot topic – Is ‘green’ still on the industrial gas agenda? Subscription

30 Jul 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

How important is R&D for today’s industrial gas company? And more importantly, can it coexist with the cost implications of going green? Stuart Radnedge investigates.

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Cutting costs of CCS: The next generation of carbon capture technology Subscription

30 Jul 2014 | By Frank Ellingsen

The unique ability of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions while keeping fossil fuels in the energy supply mix has an increasingly vital role to play in the transition to a low carbon economy, though high costs have previously been a prohibiting factor in its mainstream deployment. Frank Ellingsen talks cost-cutting in CCS.

McPhy Energy

GKN and McPhy sign agreement

24 Jul 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

GKN Powder Metallurgy and McPhy Energy today announce a technology partnership agreement to accelerate the deployment of cost competitive solid state hydrogen storage.

Other environmental news

Merger aquisition deal

Air Products’ Taiwan operation acquired

The company’s high-purity chlorine business in Taiwan and been acquired by Showa Denko, in order to strengthen its special material gas business.

Economic analysis report finance

“Objectives maintained” for Air Liquide

Profit and revenue increases for the company, in a term when it secured key contracts in growing markets and continued acquisitions in healthcare.

Business papers finance

Linde growth “stable” despite exchange rates

Group revenue is up 5.6%, after adjusting for exchange rate effects, for the first half of 2014 – resulting in solid revenue growth, with moderate improvement in operating profit.

Business deal merger statistics

Brazil’s Engemasa Valve acquired

Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Industrial division has announced the acquisition of the valve division of Engemasa Engenharia E Materiais LTDA of Sao Carlos, Brazil.

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Do you believe that we will see widespread hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road by 2020?

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General-Monitors-LNG

Monitors key to LNG safety

General Monitors has stated its comprehensive range of gas and flame monitors are key to preventing accidental explosions and fires – particularly at remote LNG production sites.

North America map globe

Oklahoma GTL plant “go-ahead”

The final investment decision has been made to progress with the GTL plant that used Velocys technology. The plant will also provide a commercial reference site for the Velocys technology.

Cambridge-Sensotec-SF6

New SF6 analyser launched

With the implementation of new rules regarding environmental protection, a new SF6 analyser has been launched by Cambridge Sensotec which has a pump back facility in order to meet new regulations.

Systech-analyser

Success for Systech Illinois analyser

In March 2013, one of Teekay’s largest projects, the Voyageur Spirit FPSO achieved the first oil extraction on the Huntington field in the United Kingdom. Teekay was sending gas to be analysed in a lab – which had issues. But these were solved by using a Systech analyser.

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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.

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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.

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Regional markets: Focus on Brazil Subscription

Focus on Brazil, a key part of the BRICs collective and the largest industrial gas market in South America.

Business deal merger statistics

FLOWCAL chosen for LNG facility

ExxonMobil PNG Limited selects FLOWCAL for their LNG facility in Papua New Guinea. The project includes a gas conditioning plant, and liquefaction and storage facilities with a large-scale capacity of 6.9 million metric tonnes of LNG per year.

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Cambridge-Sensotec-SF6

New SF6 analyser launched

With the implementation of new rules regarding environmental protection, a new SF6 analyser has been launched by Cambridge Sensotec which has a pump back facility in order to meet new regulations.

Systech-analyser

Success for Systech Illinois analyser

In March 2013, one of Teekay’s largest projects, the Voyageur Spirit FPSO achieved the first oil extraction on the Huntington field in the United Kingdom. Teekay was sending gas to be analysed in a lab – which had issues. But these were solved by using a Systech analyser.

ACTA-RTS

‘Green and clean’ from RTS

Rand Technical Services (RTS) is offering a hydrogen battery which, it claims, is tough enough to deal with African conditions.

Regional features

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