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Latest LNG news
With worldwide demand for fuel showing no signs of abating and environmental regulations increasingly prevalent, specialist companies are collaborating to develop solutions for alternative fuels, including LNG. One such example involves Chart Industries subsidiary.
Russia’s largest shipping company is continuing to develop its potential in the LNG transportation segment, by entering into a new long-term agreement with Royal Dutch Shell.
The company won the Excellence in Project Integration Award at the 8th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) which opened in Kuala Lumpur on 10th December.
China Yuchai International’s YC6K12 Diesel and YC6K13N LNG engines have won at the Truck Fuel Economy Championships – with the YC6K13N LNG engine reducing fuel consumption by 25%.
The company has announced that it has successfully tested its 100th 4-stage Boil Off Gas Compressor (BOGC) at the Cryostar headquarters in Hésingue, France. After having received the first order in December 2010, this new addition to Cryostar’s product portfolio has been met with tremendous success.
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.
Worthington Industries today announced that it has acquired the business of James Russell Engineering Works, Inc. (JRE).
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.
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.
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.
Sandia National Laboratories and industrial gas giant Linde LLC have signed an umbrella Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) that is expected to accelerate the development of low-carbon energy and industrial technologies, beginning with hydrogen and fuel cells.
Air Liquide was the exclusive partner for hydrogen solutions in the ‘2014 Innovation March’ that ended last month in China, consisting of a 10,000 km roadshow sponsored by SAIC Motor Corp. featuring new energy vehicles.
A new European focused component of INOXCVA’s business has been established in Rotterdam, practically one year on since the company announced a new range of tanks for the European market.
Other LNG news
Bomin Linde LNG and Reederei Cassen Eils have signed a supply agreement for liquefied natural gas as marine fuel. The first new ship in Germany with an LNG engine will sail on the Heligoland route from mid-2015.
The partners in the first LNG project to be developed in the Black Sea will decide in January whether to press on with the €4.5bn investment after the feasibility study has been already completed, Ziarul Financiar daily reported.
Wison Offshore & Marine, Black & Veatch and EXMAR are celebrating the major milestone of the undocking of the Caribbean FLNG facility from the dry dock in Nantong, China.
The plant, which cost $200m and is operated by BOC, provides a cleaner, cost effective domestic gas fuel opportunity for manufacturing in the Queensland area – as well as off grid generation and transport.
Karbonsan, the Turkish-based pressure vessels manufacturer, is set to supply a LNG fuelling system together with Cryostar to a new container terminal called Asyaport on the Marmara Sea in Turkey.