Keith Hall

  • vacuum
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    Vacuum – it sucks!

    2018-06-04T11:39:00

    There is really no such thing as a perfect vacuum – just varying degrees of very low pressure. Even in deep interstellar space, the closest there is to a perfect vacuum, there are still a few hydrogen molecules to be found per cubic meter.

  • medical gases
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    Gas ‘er up, doc!

    2017-10-01T00:00:00

    For those of us not working directly in the medical/healthcare industry, we may be surprised at the number and variety of common medical gases and their applications.

  • operation
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    Cryosurgery that even I can understand

    2017-10-01T00:00:00

    Many of us have been to the doctor for minimally invasive cryotherapy (also called “cryoablation”) to have abnormal external tissue such as a wart, growth, or lesion “burned” off. In reality the doctor is not burning the wart off.

  • trinity cryogenics llc
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    Cryogenics — It’s all about heat

    2017-03-01T00:00:00

    Thermodynamics is the branch of physical science that deals with heat and its relationship with other forms of energy. An understanding of this science allows us to design cryogenic tanks and systems to keep the heat out, and to control heat for the vaporization process when we turn cryogenic liquids ...

  • Liquefied natural gas storage
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    The weather of LNG

    2016-09-07T00:00:00

    The composition of natural gas varies with the locality of the gas wells from which it was produced. After removing the water, carbon dioxide and any hydrogen sulfide (H2S) – if any is contained in the gas supply – all natural gas remains a mixture of largely methane, with some ...

  • xenon tank
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    Xenon – An Elemental Noble Gas Propelling a “Big” Market

    2016-03-01T16:37:00

    Keith Hall, Vice President of Product Development at Trinity Cryogenics, discusses the history and future of Xenon in ion propulsion and other applications.

  • scene from the martian
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    The Martian: A Cryogenic Engineer’s Movie Review

    2016-01-01T00:10:00

    Trinity Cryogenics VP of Product Development Keith Hall reviews the science featured in the Matt Damon thriller, The Martian.

  • 2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition – A Conference & Trade Show Report
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    2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition - A Conference & Trade Show Report

    2014-12-10T12:00:00

    The 2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE), one of the world’s pioneer oil and gas expositions, has been fueling global energy solutions for almost 60 years, since 1955. One of the largest expositions of its kind in the United States, LAGCOE is held biennially in the heart of America’s ...

  • High Horsepower Summit 2013
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    A Conference & Trade Show Report

    2013-11-15T12:00:00

    The High Horsepower (HHP) Summit 2013 commenced with pre-conference tours on Monday, September 16 at the Caterpillar Lafayette Engine Center in Lafayette, Indiana, and the Electro-Motive Diesel LaGrange Engine Facility in LaGrange, Illinois. As the windy city became the rainy city, the Summit officially opened on September 17 in Chicago’s ...

  • Expediting LNG Fuel Supply & Emerging LNG ISO Container Markets
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    Expediting LNG Fuel Supply & Emerging LNG ISO Container Markets

    2013-10-11T12:00:00

    Promoted as a showcase for new technologies that enable fleets and industry to expedite LNG fuel use, Zeus Development Corporation hosted a conference on June 25 and 26 at the Wyndham Hotel in Houston, Texas. The two day conference on LNG Fuel Supply and Containment lived up to its billing.

  • The 17th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas
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    The 17th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas

    2013-07-09T12:00:00

    Conducted by and for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, and touted as the “biggest global gas event in 2013,” the 17th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG 17), held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, April 16–19, lived up to its billing.

  • World LNG Fuels 2013 Conference & Exhibition
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    World LNG Fuels 2013 Conference & Exhibition

    2013-03-18T12:00:00

    Zeus Development Corporation’s World LNG Fuels 2013 Conference & Exhibition was held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on January 21–23. Eight hundred people representing 450 companies attended the event, 54 presenters and speakers participated in the conference, and 25 companies had promotional booths at the ...

  • High Horsepower Summit 2012
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    High Horsepower Summit 2012

    2012-12-10T12:00:00

    From September 26–28, 845 registered attendees representing high horsepower industry sectors including rail, marine, mining, drilling, earthmoving, and power generation gathered at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, Texas, to examine the potential of natural gas for fueling high horsepower (HHP) operations.

  • Fire in the Cockpit – The Lessons and Legacy of Apollo 1
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    Fire in the Cockpit - The Lessons and Legacy of Apollo 1

    2012-10-15T17:04:00

    With the recent passing away of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, our thoughts reflect back to how he was able to make that giant leap for mankind, and to those who gave their all so that we could attain that national goal.

  • The LNG-Fueled Drilling & Fracturing 2012 Seminar
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    The LNG-Fueled Drilling & Fracturing 2012 Seminar

    2012-08-13T16:44:00

    Zeus Intelligence (zeusintel.com), a service division of Zeus Development Corporation, organized and led an LNG-Fueled Drilling & Fracturing seminar in Houston on June 14. Seminar sponsors were INOXCVA (inoxcva. com) and ABB (abb.com). The all-day event was attended by 74 liquid natural gas (LNG) decision makers representing myriad companies and ...

  • The Fracking Fracas
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    The Fracking Fracas

    2012-05-14T15:59:00

    According to recent academic and government agency studies, the United States has at least a 100-year domestic supply of natural gas. Liberating that gas is now economically possible thanks in part to continued developments with hydraulic fracturing, aka, “fracking.” In the fracking process, millions of gallons of water, along with ...

  • New Frontiers in Natural Gas Conference
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    New Frontiers in Natural Gas Conference

    2012-01-16T13:23:00

    Westlake Securities (www.westlake securities.com) hosted the very successful New Frontiers in Natural Gas Conference on November 3, 2011, at the W Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas. Westlake Securities is a middle market investment banking firm that services many industries including oil and gas exploration and production. This gathering of industry ...

  • Natural Gas Vehicles with Traction on Display
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    Natural Gas Vehicles with Traction on Display

    2011-07-11T15:46:00

    Over the course of three days in May almost 1,500 equipment manufacturers, technology providers, fleet representatives, and concerned citizens attended the inaugural 2011 Alternative Clean Transportation “ACT” Expo (www. actexpo.com) at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The event included 119 sponsors, exhibitors, and supporters; 114 industry ...

  • The Project Morpheus Lander
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    The Project Morpheus Lander

    2011-06-13T15:02:00

    NASA’s Johnson Space Center’s (JSC) Mission Control in Houston, TX, takes control of a mission as soon as a spacecraft is launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But Houston, also known as Space City, has not fired a rocket engine, let alone tested a new rocket-powered vehicle, in years—until ...

  • ECO-Green2 – Carbon Dioxide Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry
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    ECO-Green2 - Carbon Dioxide Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry

    2010-05-10T14:04:00

    Right now the world is full of green rhetoric, which can be a bit oxymoronic. A greenhouse for plants is good; but greenhouse gases are bad. We all enjoy “The Green, Green Grass of Home” but we also can be green with envy. Wearin’ the green on St. Patrick’s Day ...

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