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    US LNG ‘critical’ for lasting global energy security


    Without Russian pipeline gas, Europe’s demand for LNG is projected to increase 150% from 2021-2040. And while US LNG is already flowing to Europe at record levels, significantly more will be required to fully rebalance European gas markets.

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    Why I’ve never known a time like this in helium


    Rob Cockerill reflects on the new era unfolding the global helium business.

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    Air Liquide to disengage from Russia


    Air Liquide has confirmed it will withdraw all of its business activities from Russia.

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    Russia’s ‘gas war’ rages on as Gazprom slashes supply


    Europe’s natural gas supply has been dealt yet another hammer blow as Russian gas giant Gazprom announced earlier today that it will reduce its daily throughput of the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany to 33 million cubic metres (m3) as of Wednesday, 27th July.

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    Germany set for ‘rapid’ replacement of Russian gas


    As the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis continues to expose fragilities in Europe’s natural gas supply chain, countries are looking to become more self-reliant by developing their own liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure.

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    Russian drinks market hit by CO2 shortage


    Following its invasion of neighbouring Ukraine earlier this year, Russia was slammed with a multitude of EU-imposed sanctions that have impacted a range of industries within the country.

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    Europe’s unshackling from Russian gas


    As the tendrils of Russia’s military might continue to tighten their stranglehold on neighbouring Ukraine, more countries are boycotting the supply of one of Russia’s biggest exports by increasing energy independence. 

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    Swagelok stops product supply in Russia and Belarus


    Swagelok Company has said it will stop supplying Swagelok® products and services in Russia and Belarus indefinitely, effective 31st July.

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    EU releases plan to reduce reliance on Russian energy


    The European Commission has unveiled its strategy to end the EU’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels, in turn accelerating the green energy transition.

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    Time is of the essence for global biogas adoption


    As the international energy industry intensifies its focus on transitioning from harmful fossil-based fuels to ’clean’ fossil-free fuels, alternatives such as green hydrogen and biogas have garnered increased interest as a practical and sustainable way to decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors of industry.

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    WBA delivers message on biomethane and Russian gas


    The World Biogas Association (WBA) has focused on the potential for biomethane to help reduce the EU’s reliance on Russian gas in the latest announcement by its Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton.

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    Germany expands LNG import capacity to end reliance on Russian gas


    As the Russia-Ukraine war continues to dominate headlines, Germany is making moves to reduce its reliance on Russian natural gas by employing floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) from energy company Uniper and Norwegian vessel operator Hoegh LNG.


    The impact on rare gases due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine


    As you most likely are aware, the rare gases krypton, xenon, and neon are by-products of very large air separation plants (ASU). These ASU’s are almost all attached to steel mills. With this said, adding capacity quickly is not realistic. It takes 1-3 years to add capacity and can only ...


    Ukraine war: The impact on rare gases


    As you most likely are aware, the rare gases krypton, xenon, and neon are by-products of very large air separation plants (ASU). These ASU’s are almost all attached to steel mills.

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    Linde provides update on Russia operations


    Following the announcement by Linde last month (March) that it has suspended all business development for new projects in Russia, the gas giant has provided an update on its current stance.

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    Impact of Russia-Ukraine war on steel production and supply chains


    The Russian invasion of Ukraine came as an unprecedented shock for the local steel industry. Most Ukrainian steel plants suspended their operations and set the equipment to the hot conservation mode, the issue of safety came first. Steel plants cannot work during shell, which poses a threat to the lives ...

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    Ukraine war: Impact on industrial gas markets


    Now more one full month into the war in Ukraine and with the conflict having escalated significantly in the last fortnight, the impact on trade, economies and the world as a whole is widespread.

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    Renew Europe calls for Europe to end reliance on Russian fuel


    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has exposed widespread vulnerabilities within the global and European energy markets, amplified by the heavy reliance on the import of fossil-fuels from Russia.

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    Ammonia: Russia-Ukraine blowback on market expected


    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues to escalate, wider impacts are being seen across a range of global markets including crude oil, food staples such as wheat and oilseeds, and the computer chip industry – a main consumer of neon, of which Russia and Ukraine are a majority supplier.

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    Air Products clarifies business position in Russia


    Air Products has today (21st March) said it will implement the safe and responsible divestiture of its business in Russia and will not pursue any new business development activities in the country.