Special features

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LNG trends during difficult times in China

7 September 2016By Victor Leung, published in gasworld magazine

The slowdown of economic growth in China is now a known fact, and it is interesting to see how this has affected the development of the LNG business in China and the opportunities ahead, writes Victor Leung.

Interviews

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10 minutes with...Lou Rosen

7 September 2016

Take 10 minutes out with Lou Rosen, CEO & President of RegO Products, as he discusses not only the role of the company in the industry, but also what’s driving growth at the moment.

Michael J. Graff, Air Liquide-Airgas

“This marks the beginning of a new era for the industry”

1 September 2016

As the two companies continue to absorb their coming together, Air Liquide Executive Committee member Michael J. Graff explains why the acquisition of Airgas signals the dawn of a new era for the US gases industry, in an exclusive interview with gasworld (US Edition). By Rob Cockerill.

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10 minutes with...Mark Raimy

1 September 2016

Take 10 minutes out with Mark Raimy, CEO of Welder’s Supply and the incoming President of GAWDA, as he discusses not only his day-to-day role at Welder’s Supply but also how his experience in the field will inform his agenda as the latest President of GAWDA.

Equipment Profiles

LNG dispensers Equipment Profile Sept16

An introduction to...LNG dispensers

Given the increasing interest for natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicles and the advantage of using it in its liquefied form (LNG) for heavy duty trucks, a lot of developments efforts have been made by the industry over the last 10 years in order to offer safe, efficient, ...

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An introduction to...Plate-fin heat exchangers

There may be many potential variations in process and mechanical design, but all cryogenic air separation plants rely on the humble heat exchanger at the heart of their operation.

TRI-SHARK control valve

An introduction to...Control valves

Often described as the final control element, the control valve is a critical piece of equipment in the management of conditions such as flow, pressure, temperature and liquid level and leakage. Control valves do so by partially opening or closing in response to signals received from process controllers that compare ...

Regional markets

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Regional markets – Focus on Asia

7 September 2016By , published in gasworld magazine

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, covering 8.7% of the Earth’s total surface area and around 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts no less than 60% of the world’s current human population too. Given its size and diversity, the region differs ...

Gas profiles

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Natural gas – Essential, everyday but unpredictable

Used in heating, cooking and electricity production, many facets of modern life could not exist without the fossil fuel natural gas.

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Calibration gases – The precision genre

This month’s gas report looks to Gasco Affiliates, LLC, a specialist calibration gas company, for an informed insight into the precise science that is, calibration gases.

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Dry ice – A significance that’s far from subliminal

Dry ice comes in many forms, from pellets to slices, and serves a range of applications, from standard refrigeration to revolutionary blast cleaning – as gasworld reveals.

Columnists

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Cold – A valuable product that shouldn’t be wasted

Cold is an absence of energy. So it’s not surprising that our global need for cooling has largely been overlooked by policymakers as they wrestle with the energy challenges that we face. But this oversight simply can’t continue.

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Sold to the lowest bidder

A sales rep brought in a request-for-quote (RFQ) from a local municipality. When these types of bids come out, the government affords access to the previous contract terms, pricing, and conditions; when the RFQ is awarded, you also receive bid results.

Company Profiles

Dohmeyer cryogenic refrigeration precision September 2016

Dohmeyer – Cryogenic refrigeration precision

7 September 2016

Over the last two decades, freezing specialist Dohmeyer has cemented itself as a leading manufacturer of cryogenic refrigeration systems, continuing to develop innovative chilling and freezing solutions specialised in cabinet, in-line tunnel, immersion and spiral freezers.

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CryoVation – Designing the latest in cylinder filling technology

1 September 2016

In the 16 years since Ric Boyd founded CryoVation and opened its first manufacturing plant in Maple Shade, New Jersey, the company has expanded its footprint from coast to coast and internationally. Today, CryoVation designs the latest cylinder filling technology and cylinder fill plant concepts, specializing in customized industrial, specialty ...