Friday, 22 August 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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Liquiline to build terminal for Fjord Linde

Liquiline and Fjord Line have entered into a contract whereby Liquiline Europe AS will design, construct and commission an LNG ship bunkering terminal for Fjord Line AS at the Port of Hirtshals, Denmark.

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Termination of Canadian joint venture

After two years of operations Liquiline Group’s joint venture in Canada has been terminated. Liquiline will continue to support customers in North America through a 100%-controlled venture.

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Bjørn Aadland appointed CFO

Norway based LNG Midstream company Liquiline has announced the appointment of Bjørn Aadland as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will take up the position on 1 September 2014.

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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.

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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

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.

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Witt stresses importance of valves

22 Jul 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Gas non-return valves (check valves) protect systems, outlet points and pipelines against unwanted and potentially hazardous gas mixtures.

Other LNG news

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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.

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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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HHIC will build world’s first

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) announced that it signed a contract for the construction of an LNG bunkering vessel (5,100?) with NYK in Japan, the company has announced.

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LNG agreement signed in Canada

Steelhead LNG and Huu-ay-aht First Nations sign Opportunity Development Agreement for LNG project on Huu-ay-aht First Nations land at Sarita Bay.

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ACD pump passes FAT

ACD successfully passed its First Article Test (FAT) of the world’s first LNG fuel gas pump system for TOTE’s LNG-Powered Containerships.

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