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    Editor’s Picks: My Top 10 from 2021


    gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill counts down his top 10 stories of the industrial gas year. At number eight, we move from India to neighbouring Pakistan and a story all about the jewel in the clean energies crown – hydrogen. 

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    Pakistan to turbocharge LNG regasification as demand rises


    Following increased gas demand from the domestic and industrial sectors in Pakistan, the country will add ‘significant’ liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification capacity additions in Asia between 2021 and 2025.

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    UNICEF donates $1.4m of essential oxygen concentrators to Pakistan


    Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has provided Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (MoNH, R&C) with 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other related equipment worth $1.4m.

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    Pakistan: Covid-19 cases continue to rise; oxygen supply under stress


    Concerns over oxygen supply have started to emerge in Pakistan after the nation reported its highest coronavirus (Covid-19) second wave case spike on Sunday (18 th April).

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    Exclusive: Pakistan’s renewable hydrogen hopes


    Hydrogen holds hope for many nations as they seek to implement the Paris Agreement and its decarbonisation targets. Pakistan has recognised the potential also and has high hopes for renewable hydrogen, writes Rob Cockerill in an interview with Asian Development Bank (ADB), Pakistan’s National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA), ...

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    Pakistan exempts taxes on oxygen, cylinders and cryogenic tanks


    Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted customs duty on the import of oxygen gas, oxygen gas cylinders and cryogenic tanks in a bid to ensure availability amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Pakistan struggle with Covid-19 continues


    The ‘significant and tragic human cost’ of Covid-19 taking hold in Pakistan sadly appears to be crystallising after the Asian country saw its confirmed cases of the virus move past the 20,000 milestone.

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    Pakistan private company develops oxygen splitter device


    After it emerged earlier this week that personnel from a Naval Dockyard in Andhra Pradesh, India had been inspired to get creative with how medical oxygen is being administered against the backdrop of continuing Covid-19 spread, a similar story has arisen from neighbouring Pakistan.

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    Expected impact of coronavirus on Pakistan


    The global outbreak of coronavirus, which has affected the operation of factories in China and other countries, will certainly affect the consumption of industrial gases to some extent, gasworld Business Intelligence reports.

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    Pakistan Oxygen to set up new ASU


    Pakistan Oxygen Limited is investing PKR 5.1bn ($36.3m) in a new air separation unit which the company says will be the largest and most efficient ASU in Pakistan.

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    Pakistan to introduce bio-methane buses


    The Pakistani port city of Karachi, is set to introduce more environmentally friendly buses powered by bio-methane onto the streets, in order to improve air quality and mitigate global warming.

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    Pakistan Oxygen Limited collaborates with TrackAbout


    Pakistan Oxygen Limited has collaborated with TrackAbout to develop a cylinder tracking system for the company’s gas cylinders.

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    Ghani Gases schedules third ASU


    Ghani Gases Ltd. has scheduled the setup of a third state-of-the-art 120 TPD ASU plant at Lahore, Pakistan.

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    BOC completes sale of shareholding in Linde Pakistan


    The BOC Group Limited (BOC), a member of The Linde Group, has completed the sale of its entire shareholding of approximately 60% in Linde Pakistan Limited to Adira Capital Holdings (Private) Limited and affiliates.

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    Regional markets – Focus on South Asia


    A recent report by a leader in global finance, PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC), suggests that by 2050 India will be the second-largest economy in the world, in terms of GDP based on purchasing power parity.

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    BOC sells stake in Linde Pakistan


    The BOC Group Limited (BOC) has agreed to sell its entire shareholding in Linde Pakistan Limited to Adira Capital Holdings (Private) Limited and affiliates (Adira).

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    Pakistan enhances LNG capabilities with FSRU contract


    Pakistan has taken another step towards becoming a key buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) after signing a deal to purchase a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) unit for its second import terminal.

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    Excelerate’s FSRUs perform LNG transfer in Pakistan


    On July 17, 2015, Excelerate Energy L.P. completed the first Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer of LNG at the Engro Elengy LNG Terminal located in Port Qasim, Pakistan.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Asia


    March 2014: When the Global Gases Group opened its first gas production facility in Tamil Nadu, it became the first in a long line of developments in India last year. It is perhaps no surprise – Asia is an industrial gas market in strong growth mode.