Rob Cockerill

Rob Cockerill

Rob Cockerill is the Global Managing Editor of gasworld magazine. Having joined gasworld as news desk journalist in 2007, Rob has exclusively interviewed some of the leading figures in the industrial gases business, and now heads up all editorial in his role as Managing Editor.

Rob is responsible for all editorial planning, a regular speaker at events and commentator on the industry, and heavily involved in setting the themes and agendas for gasworld events.

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+44 1872 225031
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    CO2 supply concerns continue


    The concern surrounding carbon dioxide (CO2) supply chain shortages continues in the UK and parts of Europe this week, with the industry working hard to mitigate the impact for its customers.

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    CO2: Fertiliser plant closures expected


    Against the backdrop of soaring natural gas prices and the squeeze this is putting on both the energy sector and various industries in Europe, further fertiliser plant closures have now been confirmed.

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    CO2 shortages: How did we get here again?


    Fresh carbon dioxide (CO2) shortages could be set to emerge in the UK in the weeks ahead, and the impact will be seen across the key end-user applications.

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    Exclusive: Fresh CO2 shortages anticipated


    A new carbon dioxide (CO2) supply crisis could be set to emerge in the days and weeks ahead, with the fertiliser industry under strain from soaring natural gas prices and the subsequent effect of plant closures on ammonia production.

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    Urgent funding appeal for ACT-Accelerator


    With more Covid-19 cases reported in the first five months of 2021 than in the whole of 2020 and the fear that hard-won gains of the last three months are at risk, the ACT-Accelerator has mounted a $7.7bn funding appeal, including $1.2bn to rapidly address acute oxygen needs.

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    Nigeria issues tender for repair of oxygen plants


    Nigeria has issued a tender for the repair of oxygen plants in Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria, with 31 sites across the country requiring repairs under the scope of the works.

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    10 minutes with…Dr. Peter Biedenkopf


    Take 10 minutes out with Dr. Peter Biedenkopf, General Manager at INMATEC.

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    WHA International


    For over 30 years, WHA International, Inc. has helped clients understand, evaluate, and mitigate hazards and fire risks associated with oxygen, hydrogen, and other hazardous fluids.

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    Digitisation and data integrity in medical gases


    Rob Cockerill explores the ever-increasing world of digitisation in medical gases, and the critical importance of data integrity in this future-proofed area of healthcare.

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    In focus… MRI technologies


    With the general consensus that electronics applications could soon creep up on the shoulder of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the traditional biggest consumer of liquid helium worldwide, Rob Cockerill explores whether advances in MRI technology and techniques could also have an impact on the sector’s helium demand in the ...

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    Preview: Covid-19 and oxygen supply


    Preview a new series of articles coming soon to gasworld, exploring a 10-point playbook of social, economic, political and supply chain constructs that led to medical oxygen shortages across the world.

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    Covid-19 and the impact on healthcare businesses


    Rob Cockerill explores the lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe, in conversation with Pasquale di Chio of Nippon Gases Europe.

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    Beyond Covid: Medical oxygen


    Rob Cockerill explains why recent commitments to improved access for all to medical oxygen are such a breakthrough – not just during this Covid-19 pandemic, but in a world far beyond it.

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    Nippon Gases Europe: Green Deal the biggest opportunity


    Europe’s Green Deal and the 2030/2050 agenda of the European Union (EU) represent the biggest challenge and opportunity Nippon Gases Europe faces in the years ahead, the company’s President Eduardo Gil Elejoste says in its latest Sustainability Report.

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    Nippon Gases Europe releases Sustainability Report 2021


    Nippon Gases, the European company of Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation, has published its Sustainability Report for the fiscal year ending March 2021.

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    10 minutes with…David Gordon


    Take 10 minutes out with David Gordon, Product Manager at Haskel, as we learn what’s new with the company, talk packaged gases, and pumps technology in cryogenics.

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    An introduction to… Spinning rotor gauges in insulation


    The Spinning rotor gauge technology (SRG) allows the precise pressure measurement of the insulation vacuum from outside the vessel. Only the simple pressure sensor, a ball in a stainless steel tube, is connected/welded to the vacuum vessel and stays there, well protected, for the lifetime of the chamber.

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    Oxygen compressor connectivity with SIAD


    gasworld gets behind the veil of the latest developments in oxygen compressor technology, with the exclusive preview of a new white paper from Stefano Amos and Davide Pozzoni of SIAD Macchine Impianti.

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    A paradigm shift in packaged gas tracking, asset management


    A paradigm shift is underway with traditional notions of asset management. That’s the view of Computers Unlimited, the Montana-based developer of TIMS Software for gas and welding distributors. It says that clever distributors – those that endeavor to see over the horizon – are positioning their businesses to take advantage ...

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    Every breath counts – right now, every stakeholder counts too


    gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill reflects on the significance of recent breakthrough medical oxygen agreements, the many questions these raise for the industry and the biggest question of all – where are all the other companies that are still to commit?

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