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  • Hydrogen-production-Renewable_Credit Haldor Topsoe
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    New trends and opportunities in hydrogen production

    2019-05-01T05:00:00Z

    Hydrogen can be a central pillar for the long-term storage of renewable electricity production and both fossil and renewable production routes for hydrogen will most probably grow in parallel.

  • Supply-and-demand
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    Helium Shortage 3.0

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    As we enter March 2019, Helium Shortage 3.0, the third period of sustained helium shortage since 2006, has now persisted for over a year.

  • BLM
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    Privatization of BLM’s helium assets raises concerns

    2018-11-01T16:25:00Z

    Two of the most widely discussed topics at the recent gas world Helium Summit in Houston were the potential impact of the end of the US Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) crude helium sales to private industry and the privatization of the BLM’s helium assets which is scheduled to take ...

  • Co2
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    CO2 shortage: One month on, CO2 recovery potential in focus

    2018-07-26T07:59:00Z

    One month on from the European CO2 supply shortage that sent shockwaves through food and beverage markets and the mainstream press alike, and much of the frenzy surrounding this supply chain crisis has long since dissipated.

  • Twisted steel metals
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    Steel tariffs – what impact?

    2018-06-01T15:14:00Z

    Few of us will be able to pick up a newspaper, check out the news online, or turn on the TV/radio without hearing about a possible trade war in-the-making, but at what cost for the gases industry around the world? Rob Cockerill explores a steely issue for the metallurgy markets. ...

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    Helium: Qatar 4 plant considered

    2018-05-21T07:41:00Z

    The keenly anticipated Qatar 3 helium plant is still subject to well-documented delays, yet gas world understands the prospect of a further Qatar 4 plant is understood to be in consideration, says Luke Manickam and Rob Cockerill.

  • progress concept
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    Praxair-Linde: Where are we at?

    2018-03-15T11:47:00Z

    For many on the outside, it may seem like the trail has gone cold on this mega merger of equals. Having been through various stages of agreement in principle and shareholder approvals, there is now a certain sense of dormancy during divestment season. Rob Cockerill looks at what the deal ...

  • distribution concept network
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    Fuel cell technologies: A status report

    2018-03-01T13:16:00Z

    In North America, fuel cell technologies and hydrogen continue to make steady progress in terms of their development, application, and commercialization, writes Agnes H. Baker.

  • china business deal
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    Hot topic: The ‘Belt and Road’

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    Victor Leung explores the new initiative in China and what this means for the industrial gas and equipment industry.

  • hydrogen council
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    Hydrogen Council gathers pace

    2017-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Welcoming new steering members and supporting members alike to the fold in recent weeks, the first-of-its-kind Hydrogen Council is gathering momentum. Rob Cockerill asks, is this a big step forward in the energy transition?