Tuesday, 01 December 2015


Cold energy ASUs keeps growing in Asia

The fourth cold energy air separation unit (ASU) in China has started commercial operation, signalling the latest in a growing number of cold energy ASUs in the Asia-Pacific region.


Oil prices to fall further, report suggests

The drastic slide on Brent crude was one of the stories of 2014 and continued to run deep into 2015, but a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests oil prices may yet fall further.

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Reliquefaction market entry for Bestobell

The Marine sector of Bestobell has secured two new high profile contracts for its cryogenic globe and check valves. The products are to be fitted in the LNG reliquefaction systems that will be installed on two LNG carriers being constructed in South Korea and two in Japan.

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CIMC Enric in Cambodia LNG plant venture

YPDI (Nanjing Yangzi Petrochemical Design Engineering Limited), a subsidiary of CIMC Enric, and Malaysia ITG petroleum Pty Ltd (ITG oil & gas services (S.E.A) Sdn Bhd) has signed a project design contract for an LNG power plant in Cambodia.

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Bestobell Marine secures major valves orders

Bestobell Marine has secured two new orders to supply its range of high pressure globe and check valves to be used in high pressure fuel gas systems on board ships.

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Challenging fiscal first quarter for Airgas

Airgas has reported fiscal 2016 first quarter sales of $1.3bn, 3% up over the prior year and including a 2% rise in organic sales compared to the previous year.

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Air Liquide starts up largest investment in Saudi Arabia

Air Liquide announces the start-up of its global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City, on the West coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Strong start for Linde in 2015

With profits up 9% to €1.010bn, it’s forecast that operating profits for the Fiscal year will be between €4.1bn and €4.3bn. A weaker Euro results in significant growth in Linde’s revenue of 8.7% €4.398bn.

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Solid first quarter for Air Liquide

Major highlights for the quarter includes the signing of a contract, between the company and Sasol, for Air Liquide to build and operate the largest oxygen production unit in the world – located in South Africa. There were also further acquisitions in healthcare and further developments in hydrogen.

Yamal 2 LNG carrier

Another marine sector order for Bestobell

By Rob Cockerill

Bestobell Marine has secured another order for its cryogenic globe and check valves, for the second LNG carrier in the Yamal series of vessels being built at the DSME shipyard in South Korea.



Air Liquide chosen by Sasol for Africa ASU

25 Feb 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company has been chosen to build, own and operate the world’s largest oxygen production unit for Sasol in South Africa. The ASU will have a total capacity of 5,000 tonnes of oxygen per day – a milestone in the history of industrial gas production.

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ITM Power launches ‘green’ hydrogen fuelling station

17 Sep 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

Located just off the M1, in South Yorkshire, the station is a first of its kind in the UK – with the hydrogen produced through electrolysis, powered by a wind turbine just yards from the fuel dispenser.

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Hyundai fuel cell car travels record-breaking distance

10 Aug 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The ix35 was driven for 24 hours continuously, clocking up 2,383km on public roads between Hamburg and Berlin during the time frame – averaging 100km/h and emitting just water vapour.


Cold energy ASUs keeps growing in Asia

10 Aug 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

The fourth cold energy air separation unit (ASU) in China has started commercial operation, signalling the latest in a growing number of cold energy ASUs in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

10 Jun 2015 | By Stuart Radnedge

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

Other LNG news

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XPO Logistics and BOC sign fuel deal

The first XPO Logistics LNG-powered trucks in the UK are now being refuelled at BOC’s new LNG station in Teesport, Middlesbrough.

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Holland’s growing LNG fuelling network continues

Global fuel giant Shell and Chart Ferox’s working relationship in the delivery of LNG fuelling networks continues to grow strong with the opening of a third station this year in Holland.

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Parker Hannifin acquires President Engineering

In a bid to strengthen its LNG, mining, and industrial gas offering, the US based company Parker Hannifin has acquired the UK’s President Engineering Group.

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Queensland LNG growth accelerating

The Australian region’s exports of LNG have hit the $1bn marker – in just six months. This is according to state treasurer Curtis Pitt who was reflecting on official Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

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The LNG boom is on the way

Following four years of a flat supply in LNG, the industry has now entered a period of growth with the start up many sources – according to the latest ‘World LNG Factbook’.

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