Thursday, 23 October 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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Linde to highlight LNG expertise at Summit

Linde North America, a global leader in the growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply and fueling market, will highlight its expertise across the LNG supply chain at the Texas Natural Gas Summit, to be held in Austin on October 23, 2014.

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Next step complete for LNG railcar

Chart and VTG have announced the successful manufacture and testing of the cryogenic tank section of the world’s first LNG railcar prototype.

Qatargas

Qatargas starts up PMP

Qatargas has announced the successful start-up of the Plateau Maintenance Project (PMP), which aims to ensure that the production capacity of Qatargas 1 is maintained at 10 million tpa of LNG for many years to come.

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New LNG players to double world market?

Gazprom intends to increase its liquefaction capacity by 250% to 25 million tonnes per year. However, new players Rosneft and Novatek will “account for almost half of Russia’s capacity by 2018” says analysts.

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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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“Best in the world” goal for Air Products

The new Chairman and CEO of Air Products, Seifi Ghasemi, has highlighted various strategies to both customers and staff in video messages posted on the company’s website.

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Q1 fiscal 2015 announcement from Airgas

Airgas, one of the US’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today reported earnings per diluted share of $1.18 for its first quarter ended June 30, 2014, up 4% over the prior year. First quarter sales increased 3% over the prior year to $1.31bn.

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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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New integrity management team from Chesterfield

22 Oct 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

gasworld can exclusively reveal that Chesterfield Special Cylinders has launched a new integrity management team to work with owners and operators of high pressure gas storage vessels – as installed in rigs and ships.

Air Liquide Plant

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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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.

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Messer invest in Poland construction

7 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The largest privately managed industrial gases specialist is investing €30m to build a new production plant for air gases such as oxygen, nitrogen and argon – plus another €3m in the construction of a filling plant for technical cylinders.

Other LNG news

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Gas fuelled ships conference sponsored by Bestobell

Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group (PEGL), has announced that it is sponsoring the annual international Gas Fuelled Ships Conference for the second year running.

Honeywell

Honeywell’s UOP plant chosen by PennTex

The gas plant has been selected by PennTex North Louisiana to recover valuable natural gas liquids in North America.

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Cosmodyne chosen by Northstar for LNG liquefier

The project Cosmodyne has been chosen to work on is the New Jersey natural gas Howell LNG facility.

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Wärtsilä to develop Indonesia’s first bio-LNG plant

Wärtsilä and two Indonesian partners have today signed a joint development agreement with the intention of creating the first ever bio-LNG plant in Indonesia.

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Bestobell's latest innovation expands valve offering

Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group Ltd, has innovated within its range, which means it can now offer both butt weld and flanged connections for all its Globe and Check valves.

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