Saturday, 23 May 2015

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.

Airgas

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.

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Shell opens LNG station in Rotterdam

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

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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.

balloon filling

Giant balloon launched to research a star

All eyes were on the neutron star Vela Pulsar last week when the Australian Balloon Launching Station, at Alice Springs Airport, successfully launched a colossal research balloon filled with 1,830 cubic metres of BOC Helium into the sky to observe the star located 1,000 light years away from Earth.

airlander

Hybrid Air Vehicles partnership takes-off

BOC has agreed to supply UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) with the helium gas required to launch the Airlander’s first commercial test flights in 2016.

Diver prototype

Navy scientists develop prototype for diver life support

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PC) scientists have developed a prototype for a new life support system for divers.The goal of the new system is to accelerate the deployment of Navy divers, increase safety, and also conserve helium, a valuable natural resource.

Germany-map

PtG maintenance contract awarded to McPhy

22 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

McPhy Energy, a specialist in hydrogen production and storage equipment for industry and energy markets, has been selected to provide preventative and corrective maintenance services for the Audi e-gas plant in Werlte, Germany.

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Linde steps up focus on carbon capture

22 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

As part of its commitment to the focus on carbon capture, Linde has extended its participation in the international research project ‘Impact of Common Impurities on Carbon Dioxide Capture, Transport and Storage’ until 2017.

The Linde Group is one of the leading players in the industrial gases business.

Hydrogen highway gains another station

21 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

As the dream of a hydrogen highway becomes a reality, in preparation of the retail launch of fuel-cell cars in public showrooms later this year, Linde has opened another fuelling station in Innsbruck, Austria.

hycopter

HYCOPTER is an industry first

21 May 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

Powered by a lightweight hydrogen fuel-cell, the HYCOPTER is an industry first and will be attempting a record flight endurance of four hours – eight to 10 times the average duration of equivalent systems today.

Business deal, merger and acquisition

Elkem completes REC acquisition

With the deal being completed, the merger of both companies should establish a leading player in a highly fragmented solar market.

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Linde's Büchele "building for the future"

Addressing those gathered at the International Congress Centre in Munich, the CEO of Linde Dr. Wolfgang Büchele gave an insight into how the company he leads will be ‘building on strengths’ and establishing a ‘Customer Focus Initiative’.

china lng market

Bestobell expands further into China

The company, which is part of the President Engineering Group, is continuing its growth and expansion in the Chinese market, with a major new contract to supply cryogenic valves to Zhuhai City Gas Pipeline Co.Ltd in Zhuhai City.

financial analysis euro stats

Profits fall at Kaimeite Gases

Emerging Chinese industrial gas company Kaimeite Gases has released its 2014 full-year results. While operating revenue saw increases, operating profit fell significantly, with a number of factors attributed to this decline.

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carbon dioxide cooling towers energy

Linde steps up focus on carbon capture

As part of its commitment to the focus on carbon capture, Linde has extended its participation in the international research project ‘Impact of Common Impurities on Carbon Dioxide Capture, Transport and Storage’ until 2017.

The Linde Group is one of the leading players in the industrial gases business.

Hydrogen highway gains another station

As the dream of a hydrogen highway becomes a reality, in preparation of the retail launch of fuel-cell cars in public showrooms later this year, Linde has opened another fuelling station in Innsbruck, Austria.

hycopter

HYCOPTER is an industry first

Powered by a lightweight hydrogen fuel-cell, the HYCOPTER is an industry first and will be attempting a record flight endurance of four hours – eight to 10 times the average duration of equivalent systems today.

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Launch of industrial gas e-commerce

The first version of a new e-commerce platform for industrial gases has been launched in China with the inception of the Excellent Gas Network (EGN) in Suzhou in April.

balloon filling

Giant balloon launched to research a star

All eyes were on the neutron star Vela Pulsar last week when the Australian Balloon Launching Station, at Alice Springs Airport, successfully launched a colossal research balloon filled with 1,830 cubic metres of BOC Helium into the sky to observe the star located 1,000 light years away from Earth.

parker

Parker launches innovative CNG module

An advanced fuel regulation module, the industry’s first fully integrated CNG (compressed natural gas) flow control and regulation system for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles with 5- to 12-litre engines has been launched by the Instrumentation Products Division of Parker Hannifin.

chart tanks

Messer celebrates partnership with Chart Ferox

The German major purchased its 2,000th cryogenic storage tank for liquid gases from its partner Chart Ferox – the Czech Republic based tank manufacturer. The two companies have been working together since 2006.

siemens turbine

Siemens to provide services in Poland

A service and maintenance contract has been awarded to Siemens, which will provide services for compressor stations along a gas pipeline system in Poland.

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Work begins on UK CO2 storage project

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected a consortium led by Aberdeen-based consultancy Pale Blue Dot Energy to deliver a project which will identify the next phase of sites under the North Sea to store carbon dioxide (CO2).

Spec-gases-Laboratory-Computer-keyboard-and-laboratory-glass-in-blue-light.-Science-concept

Launch of industrial gas e-commerce

The first version of a new e-commerce platform for industrial gases has been launched in China with the inception of the Excellent Gas Network (EGN) in Suzhou in April.

balloon filling

Giant balloon launched to research a star

All eyes were on the neutron star Vela Pulsar last week when the Australian Balloon Launching Station, at Alice Springs Airport, successfully launched a colossal research balloon filled with 1,830 cubic metres of BOC Helium into the sky to observe the star located 1,000 light years away from Earth.

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