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    Covid-19 vaccine: cryogenic containers to play key role


    Cryogenic containers which use liquid nitrogen are set to play an important role in the storage and distribution of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines.

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    gasworld launches weekly news bulletin


    gasworld has today launched a new weekly news bulletin of the key stories you need to know from across the global industrial gases business, as part of its gasworld TV platform.

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    gasworld launches exciting new webinar series


    Against a backdrop of change, and with a continued commitment to connecting the global gases industry, gas world has launched a dynamic new series of industrial gas webinars.

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    VMG launches new smart manifolds


    Vendor Managed Gas Telemetry (VMG) has unveiled two new smart manifolds to work with its telemetry and leak tester products.

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    Energía Costa Azul LNG project progresses


    Sempra Energy subsidiary ECA Liquefaction has reached a final investment decision (FID) for the development, construction and operation of the ECA LNG phase one natural gas liquefaction export project in Baja California, Mexico.

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    Covid-19 vaccine: Cold Jet urges dry ice business to upgrade equipment


    Leading dry ice specialist Cold Jet is urging the industry to upgrade its equipment and optimise production, as the hot topic of a Covid-19 vaccine continues to gather pace.

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    Covid-19 vaccine: Dry ice set for spike in demand


    Dry ice producers, distributors and equipment makers are bracing themselves for a spike in demand next year, with concerns there will be a tightening in the availability of dry ice for storage and distribution of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines.

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    KAG acquires Fort Transfer


    Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. (KAG) says it has completed the acquisition of Fort Transfer Company, the third acquisition in three months by the truck transporter and logistics provider.

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    ConocoPhillips advances gas liquefaction process


    In response to the growing LNG market, ConocoPhillips has launched new innovations to further enhance the functionality of its Optimised Cascade natural gas liquefaction process, or OCP™ technology, which is currently licensed in 27 processing trains worldwide.

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    Baker Hughes buys Compact Carbon Capture (3C)


    Baker Hughes today (3 rd Nov) said it is buying Compact Carbon Capture (3C) as the American energy technology company looks to shift its portfolio towards greener fuels.

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    Changing helium landscape


    Coronavirus (Covid-19) has changed our lives and disrupted business, shifting demands since the start of the global pandemic in March. Helium entered 2020 in short supply, but has the impacted of Covid-19 changed the supply-demand balance? And what is driving demand?

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    Numerous challenges in helium exploration


    A decade’s worth of news stories on helium shortages and prices have led to a migration of oil gas exploration and production companies (E P) into the helium development space. For any newcomer, there is plenty of romance with helium. Its scarcity, rising prices and high-tech applications have ...


    Belief in the Ladder of success


    Durell Johnson’s career has come full circle. Twenty years after ending his association with the Ladder Creek Helium Plant, Johnson began 2020 as its new owner. Far from seeing it as a sentimental step back, Johnson has returned to complete a vision of making Ladder Creek one of the most ...

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    Turning reserves into reliable supply


    It is an exciting time for North American Helium (NAH), but for CEO and Chairman Nick Snyder the focus is to make the upstream helium exploration and production business “boring”.

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    Outlook for helium in microelectronics in Covid-19 era


    The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been devasting to the global economy. During most recessions the more typical or normal behaviour is for consumers to cut spending on discretionary items including technology goods and for businesses to delay investment in new PCs, equipment, to conserve cash and wait ...

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    SEPURAN® Membranes


    Since the beginning of the Helium Shortage 3.0, specialty chemicals group Evonik has seen increasing interest in membranes for helium purification, especially in Canada and the US.

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    Xebec acquires The Titus Company


    Clean energy solutions company Xebec has acquired all the outstanding shares of The Titus Company, as part of its strategy to expand its cleantech service offering in North America.

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    FDA warns against using an oxygen concentrator without a valid prescription


    As coronavirus cases surge across the US, the Food Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against buying or using an oxygen concentrator at home without a valid prescription as it could lead to serious health problems such as oxygen toxicity.

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    Helium logistics


    Founded in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in its almost 60 years of business, Gardner Cryogenics has produced more than 1,900 cryogenic tanks, the first of which is still operational today.

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    Helium mobile pipeline


    Historically, steel tube trailers have been the only choice for transporting bulk quantities of compressed gasses. However, advances in composite technologies have made it possible to utilise composite cylinders that are considerably lighter than Type-I tube trailers. Steel tube trailers limit operational efficiencies due to the weight of the cylinders ...