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gasworld at 200: A mission statement reinvigorated

2021-12-16T11:33:00+00:00By , Global Managing Editor

Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill reflects on a milestone for gasworld – and the sense of change in the industry across the timeframe of 200 issues.

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gasworld at 200: Truly informing…

2021-12-16T11:34:00+00:00By William J. Kroll

Bill Kroll, Chairman Emeritus of MATHESON & TNS, and member of the gasworld Editorial Advisory Board, reflects on a milestone for gasworld magazine and the gases industry as a whole.

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Short and long-term solutions to the gas crunch

2021-11-11T14:32:00+00:00By Slava Kiryushin

Slava Kiryushin, Global Head of Energy at DWF, shares his views on the gas crunch that threatens industry in UK, Europe and other parts of the world.


The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 10

2021-11-10T09:00:00+00:00By , Global Managing Editor

Could we say our oxygen needs were all being met? How prepared were we to deal with Covid-19, and how prepared will we be in future? Is it now time for a global estimate of the number of deaths attributable to lack of access to medical oxygen? These were all ...

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Decarbonisation: Plan now or pay later

2021-11-01T07:00:00+00:00By Ian Hibbitt

As COP26 gets underway in Glasgow, Ian Hibbitt, Business Development Manager for Industrial Decarbonisation & Applications at BOC UK & Ireland, explains why industry must prepare for net zero today.

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A succession change like no other?

2021-10-26T15:15:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

The announcement yesterday that Sanjiv Lamba will succeed Steve Angel as CEO of Linde plc is an interesting development on so many levels, writes gasworld’s Rob Cockerill.

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COP26 – hydrogen, carbon dioxide, methane and more


As the clock ticks down to COP26 next month, Stephen B. Harrison explores how an exponential trajectory calls for urgent action – and how there will be far reaching implications for industrial gases and energy gases.

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CO2: Crisis averted…for now?

2021-09-24T11:31:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

A week can be a long time in the CO2 business, and yet it feels as though the ups and downs of the last seven days have flown by.


CO2: Why the UK Govt had to subsidise fertiliser production


No sooner had it started, it appears to be almost over. Was this the shortest-lived CO2 ‘crisis’ yet?

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Every breath counts – right now, every stakeholder counts too

2021-07-02T06:00:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill reflects on the significance of recent breakthrough medical oxygen agreements, the many questions these raise for the industry and the biggest question of all – where are all the other companies that are still to commit?


Oxygen: Preparedness vs unpredictability


One has to wonder when we’ll see the end of these devastating stories of Covid waves and resulting oxygen supply that seems to ebb more than it flows, at least on the face of it.

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One point for creativity, two points for plagiarism

2021-05-04T11:00:00+01:00By Doug Iversen

It is not unusual for an atmospheric/industrial gas supplier to provide bulk, microbulk or packaged medical grade oxygen to the healthcare industry. Successively, many independent gas distributors supplying medical oxygen have experienced a demand surge with the pandemic.