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    Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo

    2020-07-01T10:15:00Z

    Qatargas has delivered the first cargo of LNG on a Q-Flex LNG carrier to the Adriatic LNG receiving terminal in Italy.

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    Qatar signs $19bn LNG deal

    2020-06-01T16:08:00Z

    Qatar Petroleum has entered into three agreements to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in the Republic of Korea for its future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including its ongoing expansion projects in the North Field and the US.

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    Coronavirus likely to impact helium

    2020-02-06T15:09:00Z

    The announcement that China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has declared force majeure due to the impact of coronavirus on its demand for LNG, provides a reminder that helium markets are also likely to feel at least a temporary impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Europe dominates LNG import story in 2019

    2020-01-06T11:30:00Z

    Global LNG production jumped in 2019, triggering oversupply and low prices that are expected to persist in 2020, says report by Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS).

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    MENA 2019: Day one recap

    2019-12-10T10:51:00Z

    The MENA region is both a region in the midst of change and still a major land of growth for the industrial gases industry.

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    Qatar Petroleum to raise LNG production, helium potential

    2019-11-26T09:22:00Z

    State-owned Qatar Petroleum will raise Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity to 126 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) by 2027, an increase of 64% from the current 77 mtpa.

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    Qatargas and BASF sign agreement

    2019-04-16T08:26:00Z

    LNG firm Qatargas, acting on behalf of Qatar Petroleum, has signed a technology license agreement with chemicals company BASF for the North Field Expansion Project in Qatar.

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    Australia and India growth engines of LNG

    2018-08-17T14:34:00Z

    According to GlobalData, Australia and India will be the significant contributors for capacity growth in Asia and Oceania’s LNG Industry for the outlook period 2018 to 2022.

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    Regional markets – Focus on Middle East

    2018-06-05T08:50:00Z

    In 2016, the Middle East industrial gases business generated revenues of $2.3bn, up from $875m in 2006, indicating an impressive average annual growth rate of just under 10%, in-keeping with the region’s wide reputation as one of the key emerging markets for the industry.

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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.

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    Pipeline leak delays Qatar III helium project

    2018-03-27T20:55:00Z

    Local reports in Korea suggest a multi-billion dollar dispute is in-progress between Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Barzan Gas Company, the latter essentially being the source of feedgas for the keenly anticipated Qatar 3 helium plant.

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    Nakilat expands joint venture partnership with Maran Gas

    2018-03-05T11:46:00Z

    Qatar LNG transport company Nakilat has expanded its joint venture partnership with Greek shipping company Maran Ventures Inc, to include two additional LNG vessels.

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    Veotec designs bespoke HVAC solution

    2018-02-19T12:09:00Z

    Veotec, design and fabrication specialist, has overcome a series of environmental and operational difficulties to successfully design a HVAC solution for an Ingersoll Rand compressor to be used at a new helium production plant in Qatar.

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    Helium supply tightening again

    2018-02-07T20:15:00Z

    Exclusive: Midway through the second month of 2018, and helium markets are again experiencing tight supply conditions, according to Phil Kornbluth, President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting.

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    The importance of Plan B

    2018-01-03T09:39:00Z

    The global helium business is full of fragilities and fluctuations by its very nature, as we have experienced in the last decade alone. All of which points to the need for a tangible Plan B for each and every supplier and the industry as a whole.

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    The helium heatmap: revisited

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    gasworld explores where’s hot and getting hotter in the evolving global helium heatmap.

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    The industrial gas world in 2018

    2017-12-27T00:00:00Z

    Where’s hot and getting hotter in the year ahead? As 2017 draws to a close, gas world looks ahead at what projects, plants and developments we can expect to see in the industrial gas business in 2018. Here we focus on projects in the Middle East and Africa region.

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    Regional markets – Focus on Middle East

    2017-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Incorporating Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. By James Barr.

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    Kornbluth: Helium lessons to learn

    2017-09-20T06:28:00Z

    The helium business was caught without a Plan B and has a number of lessons to learn from the Qatar embargo that impacted upon helium supply markets in summer 2017, says esteemed consultant Phil Kornbluth.

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    Qatari helium: Back on-stream, but still in a storm

    2017-08-02T00:01:00Z

    By now, everyone who has at least a passing interest in the helium business is aware that the Saudi Arabian-led embargo of Qatar resulted in the temporary cut-off of the supply of Qatari helium to world markets.