Monday, 22 September 2014

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LNG projects reach milestones

Northwest Australia’s Ichthys and Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects each have reached construction phase milestones, while the first of three LNG projects on the eastern coast of Curtis Island is close to start-up.

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Siemens receives follow-up China LNG order

The signing ceremony was held at the Siemens LNG Compressor Technology Forum 2014 in Huludao.

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CIMC Enric unveils LNG tank

The largest perlite insulated spherical LNG storage tank in China was unveiled in summer 2014, a 2500m3 tank constructed by Sanctum, a wholly owned subsidiary of CIMC Enric Group.

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Air Products’ LNG technology selected

The company has announced it has secured an agreement where its technology and equipment has been selected for use in the Freeport LNG terminal facility.

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Freeport LNG selects constructor

Freeport LNG, in Texas, will be the first world-scale electric Liquefied Natural Gas (eLNG) plant in North America, delivering a base volume of 4.4 million metric tonnes per annum of LNG per train.

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Air Liquide acquires SEPRODOM

Increasing life expectancy and the rise in chronic diseases are major public health issues. Air Liquide is continuing to develop its home healthcare activity in France with the acquisition of SEPRODOM, a key player in home healthcare and monitoring of patients with chronic diseases in the French overseas departments and territories.

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Worthington acquires cryogenic transport trailer maker

Worthington Industries today announced that it has acquired the business of James Russell Engineering Works, Inc. (JRE).

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Analox sign global deal with Linde

Analox is celebrating securing the biggest deal in its history after it signed a global deal with the biggest gas supplier in the world – The Linde Group.

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Praxair income and sales increase

Praxair has reported second-quarter net income of $467m and diluted earnings per share of $1.58, 5% and 6% above the prior-year quarter, respectively. The company has strong cash flow for operations at $847m – 27% of sales.

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Industrial gases supporting entire natural gas production chain Subscription

By Stuart Radnedge

This fortnight’s gasInsight feature looks at the vital role our industry plays across the entire petrochemical processing spectrum. Part One is below with Part Two published in two weeks time.

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Technology

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Merger in CO2 and dry ice sector

3 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The German firm BUSE Gastek GmbH, headquartered in Bad Hönningen, is merging its business divisions for CO2 production and recovery plant construction and dry ice technology with the Swiss company ASCO CARBON DIOXIDE LTD, headquartered in Romanshorn.

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Major investment in US

21 Jul 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Air Liquide has expanded its relationship with OCI N.V. in Beaumont, Texas, after the company secured a deal to supply the oxygen for a new world-scale methanol plant.

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Analox sign global deal with Linde

1 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Analox is celebrating securing the biggest deal in its history after it signed a global deal with the biggest gas supplier in the world – The Linde Group.

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DryFracTM launched by Praxair

19 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Praxair has announced it is offering oil and gas producers a new DryFrac™ waterless fracturing technology that can replace water use in fracturing wells through the use of liquid carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Linde Canada “finds” 1,900 cylinders

7 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The cylinders had been considered as either lost or stolen, with an estimated replacement value of $370k. But over a nine-month period the company “found” the cylinders using a new tracking and management service.

Other LNG news

HPP pump open day

Cryostar previews HPP3 cryogenic pump

Summer 2014 saw Cryostar welcome 12 representatives of 10 major companies for an open day to preview its new HPP3 65/120 cryogenic pump.

China finance

CIMC Enric maintains positivity

CIMC Enric has revealed its first half 2014 interim results, and cites natural gas as driving a promising market outlook both for the company and the wider energy equipment segment despite declines during the year to date.

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Linde awarded Canada LNG engineering contract

The Linde Group has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and procurement services for a 2.1 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) natural gas liquefaction plant for Woodfibre LNG Limited, a subsidiary of energy resources development company Pacific Oil & Gas (PO&G). The Woodfibre LNG Project will be located in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Construction of world’s largest pipeline begins

Gazprom has commenced with the construction of the 4,000km Power of Siberia pipeline – which will ship $400bn worth of Russian gas to China.

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Samsung awarded LNG terminal contract

The company’s C&T Construction arm has been awarded an EPC contract, to the value of $700m, for the phase three expansion plans for the Singapore LNG Terminal.

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