Stephen Harrison

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    Horses for courses

    2020-04-01T05:00:00

    To win the Kentucky Derby or the Grand National, you would want to be riding a thoroughbred racehorse. On the other hand, to cross the Sahara, enduring days without water, you might prefer to ride a camel. Speaking of business ownership models in the industrial gases sector, picking the right ...

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    10 minutes with…Dr. Werner Ponikwar

    2020-03-16T07:00:00

    Just south of Munich is a suburb where Carl von Linde began his work to develop refrigeration cyclesIn this location today stands The Linde Group’s business, engineering and technical complex at Pullachseveral leading members of the Linde Hydrogen FuelTech team. gasworld spoke exclusively to one such individual, Dr. Werner Ponikwar, ...

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    10 minutes with…Laurent Carme

    2020-03-05T14:48:00

    McPhy is an example of a company managing the transformation in hydrogen as it prepares for a profitable future with a purpose, as Stephen B. Harrison discovered in an exclusive interview for gasworld.

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    Clean air on the oceans

    2020-03-02T06:00:00

    There are fewer things more invigorating than standing on a beach and taking a few deep breaths of fresh air. But how can we be sure that this sea breeze is a clean one, free of harmful pollutant gases?

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    Going green in Germany

    2020-03-02T06:00:00

    Putting a century of expertise into practice with hydrogen as a transport fuel, by Stephen B. Harrison.

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    Toughening up on refrigerant gases in 2020

    2020-02-19T22:34:00

    Two months into 2020 and tougher legislation and punishments are coming into play for the refrigerants gases business in the wake of both the F-Gas regulation and the illegal imports associated with it.

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    Process gases: Leading the search for sustainable alternatives

    2019-11-11T06:00:00

    Throughout this year gasworld has covered ‘Helium Shortage 3.0’ with reports of price increases of up to 100%. Such price volatility is a real incentive to search for sustainable alternatives!

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    New applications for sustainable development

    2019-10-09T05:00:00

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all Member States of the United Nations (UN) in 2015. Specialty gases are enabling many new applications which underpin the SDGs and are thereby making these goals a tangible reality.

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    Going digital down under

    2019-09-16T16:01:00

    Case studies in digitising industrial and medical gases, by Stephen B. Harrison.

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    Specialty gases

    2019-08-16T05:00:00

    What makes a specialty gas special? In some cases, it is a high purity, premium grade of a regular product such as nitrogen. It can also be due to its application in the laboratory and R&D applications, where specialty gases are often used. Or, it might be an exotic chemical ...

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    10 minutes with… Marcel Tijhuis

    2019-07-19T06:00:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Marcel Tijhuis, Senior Business Developer at Gasunie, as he discusses the German LNG Terminal and the market it will serve.

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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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