Stephen Harrison

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    An introduction to...Digital oxygen measurement

    2019-06-03T13:54:00

    Experts at the Swiss instrumentation and process automation expert ABB are breathing new life into an established technology to measure the most traditional of all industrial   gases: oxygen.

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    Detecting danger

    2019-06-03T13:23:00

    It is a sad fact that mining is one of the more dangerous civilian professions that has existed since the onset of industrialisation. However, the good news is that great strides are being taken to improve the safety of miners all around the world.

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    Gas chromatography enabling fair trade in LNG

    2019-06-03T13:18:00

    A primary function of the FLNG facility is to separate and liquefy the hydrocarbons into LNG, natural gas liquids (NGL) and condensate. As with many process operations, the first step is to quantify the task in hand, namely gas analysis, writes Stephen B. Harrison.

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    Industrial gases in focus at PRC Europe 2019

    2019-05-27T05:00:00

    Industrial gases are essential in the refining and petrochemical sectors and vice-versa, with this industry typically making up around 20-25% of industrial gas revenues globally, reflected by the presence of plenty of industrial gas players at the PRC Europe event in Hungary last week.

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    Axpo and German LNG Terminal sign agreement

    2019-05-09T10:30:00

    A critical milestone has been reached this week as Swiss-based international energy trading company Axpo and German LNG Terminal GmbH signed a Heads of Agreement for a long-term capacity contract for the LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel, northern Germany. This is an important step towards achieving the final investment decision for ...

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    Hydrogen – industrial gas or fuel?

    2019-05-01T05:00:00

    Two hundred years of hydrogen, from town gas to decarbonised energy, by Stephen Harrison.

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    Trends in cylinder technology

    2019-04-01T10:05:00

    Compressed industrial gases, fuel gases and refrigerants rely on cylinders for their distribution.  As the world goes green, the trends in cylinder technology are also heading in that direction. Cylinder manufacturers, industrial gas operators and end-users are all equally impacted by these dynamics.

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    The German LNG Terminal: Planning at an advanced stage

    2019-03-08T14:35:00

    Situated at the mouth of the river Elbe delta on Germany’s North Sea coast, and with access to industrial clusters located north west of Hamburg, Brunsbüttel must be the ideal location for Germany’s first land-based LNG terminal.

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    10 minutes with...Matt Ritter

    2019-03-04T10:52:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Matt Ritter, Global Business Director of Fluorochemicals at Arkema, as he discusses safety, corporate sustainability and the big changes underway in the refrigerants business.

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    ISO Guide 34 and beyond

    2019-03-04T10:44:00

    The hierarchy of accredited calibration gas mixtures has, in recent years, been relatively stable. At the base of the pyramid there is a simple ISO 9000 accreditation to demonstrate compliance with internal quality systems.

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    Greenhouse growing with CO2 goes green

    2019-02-04T10:15:00

    Stephen B. Harrison explains why CO2 for crop growth is good for the environment, and good for business.

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    LNG ready to support energy policies in Europe

    2019-01-30T15:22:00

    Vienna was the perfect location for the European Gas Conference, hosted by the Energy Council, which took place this week from 28th to 30th January. The city was regarded as an ideal fit as it lies close to the intersection of several major natural gas pipelines, such as the Trans ...

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    Coregas – proudly Australian

    2018-12-03T06:00:00

    From mining to LNG, and carbon dioxide to specialty gases, Coregas EGM Alan Watkins talks industrial gases in Australia with Stephen B. Harrison.

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    AQE / WWEM 2018 – from dirty diesel to clean carbon dioxide and biogas

    2018-11-29T13:09:00

    Two of the hottest UK based shows on the environmental monitoring calendar ran in a combined event for the first time this year. The Telford International Centre played host to both the Air Quality and Environment exhibition and the Water, Waste Water and Environmental Monitoring show on the 21st and ...

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    Linde investing in AM innovation

    2018-10-30T15:24:00

    Linde is continuing to invest in innovation with the completion of a second atmosphere-controlled AM (additive manufacturing) test cell expected by the end of the year.

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    Chillventa 2018 – Baked Alaska

    2018-10-19T15:05:00

    Changes in refrigerant gases have taken centre stage at the biennial Chillventa exhibition, running this week from 16th to 18th October in Nürnberg, Germany.

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    Industrial gas innovation showcased at MTC2

    2018-10-12T10:50:00

    The focus was on additive manufacturing (AM) and industrial gas applications at the 2nd Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing (MTC2) in Germany this week.

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    CEMS – 100% accuracy, 100% of the time

    2018-09-03T11:41:00

    There are few acronyms as well known in the environmental management industry as CEMS. Also, few explain so clearly what they mean… ‘Continuous Emissions Monitoring System’. The goal of each system is very simple: stack gas measurement with guaranteed precision and uninterrupted online availability.

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    Gulf Cryo closing on new production site

    2018-07-02T09:50:00

    To support increased demand for specialty gases products in the region, Gulf Cryo is in the final stages of commissioning a new cylinder gases production facility in Dammam, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

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    Specialty gases in environmental protection

    2018-05-02T10:18:00

    Bob Brown, the Australian politician once said, “The future will either be green or not at all.”  As we seek to maintain our industrialised way of life in a sustainable way, employing clean technologies and high specification industrial gases has become critical and will become more so.

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