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  • Paper Boat by the Sea
    News

    Reminders of the helium supply chain complexities

    2021-04-15T11:17:00Z

    Rob Cockerill reflects on an interesting quarter for helium in his latest column for gasworld.

  • CGA
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    CGA looks forward to 2021

    2021-01-01T07:00:00Z

    As we move into 2021, at the CGA we will continue to focus on providing industry leadership in support of our safety mission, while adopting new ways to effectively get our work done and best serve our members and the compressed gas industry as a whole, writes President and CEO ...

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    Arrival of the ‘visible industry’

    2020-12-31T07:00:00Z

    Ellen Daniels, Chief Executive of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), reflects on her first year in the industry – and looks at some of the opportunities to promote the sector in 2021.

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    Reminders of our industry’s agility…and roadmaps to its future

    2020-12-25T07:00:00Z

    What a year. How many times has that sentence been uttered this year? These are exceptional times and 2020 is for all, very much the year we’d like to forget and move on from. Yet, writes Rob Cockerill, amidst it all we have seen strong reminders once more of the ...

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Social Stephen Harrison-
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    Survive or thrive in 2021?

    2020-12-24T09:00:00Z

    So, we’ve almost made it to the finish line. 2020 is drawing to a close. But it is also the start line as we look forward to 2021, writes Stephen B. Harrison.

  • Editors-Tile
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    A circular approach to the shape of our future

    2020-11-20T11:51:00Z

    Hydrogen rightly courts all of the attention today when we talk about the clean energies transition and green industrial revolutions. It’s the fast-emerging darling of the energy sector, it’s enjoyed an incredible year in terms of momentum, and I do firmly believe it’s about as close to a silver bullet ...

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    Chart’s launchpad into clean energies growth

    2020-10-14T11:11:00Z

    Rob Cockerill observes how Chart’s latest acquisition demonstrates its strong and evident alignment with not just its core areas of focus – but the emerging energy markets that will drive growth in the future.

  • Editors-Tile
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    Mixed fortunes in LNG markets

    2020-10-02T13:52:00Z

    It’s interesting to read GlobalData’s take this week on BP’s LNG business as it pivots away from big oil in the long-term, and the commitments that it’s claimed it needs to make in what is a relatively uncertain LNG market right now.

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    Exuding energy for future pathways

    2020-08-04T12:21:00Z

    In a week full of quarterly financials and the broader backdrop of a year so clearly dominated by Covid-19, it would have been easy to miss the significance of two key stories recently concerning the basic building blocks of the industrial gases industry, writes Rob Cockerill.

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Social Stephen Harrison-
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    Industrial gases fulfilling potential in health and decarbonisation

    2020-07-15T21:04:00Z

    Thirty years ago, almost to the day, I joined BOC Gases in the UK. I had completed my Chemical Engineering Masters degree at Imperial College and I was looking forward to setting out on my career.

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Editorial Stephen Harrison-
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    The ‘Next Generation EU’ recovery package: great news for green hydrogen

    2020-06-01T08:51:00Z

    Green hydrogen is likely to get a significant boost it as part of a €750bn EU recovery package, writes Stephen B. Harrison in an exclusive thought leadership column for gasworld.

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    Why this crisis changes our outlook

    2020-05-13T09:21:00Z

    Uniper’s Roland Kuchler describes the view from Singapore and why the Covid-19 pandemic should change our view going forward, on so many levels.

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Social John Raquet
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    Covid-19 versus oxygen supply

    2020-04-03T16:03:00Z

    In the past five days we have seen headlines that oxygen is in short supply across Europe and the US. Unlike the carbon dioxide shortage two years ago, this would, if true, have significantly more consequences and would be a matter of literally life or death!

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Editorial Stephen Harrison-
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    Covid-19 and climate change – the defining challenges of our generation

    2020-04-03T10:48:00Z

    There are many actions in place around the world right now to slow down the spread of the coronavirus. The idea is to flatten the curve of the infection rate and limit the impact of the potentially fatal Covid-19 illness that it causes. As with Covid-19, we also need to ...

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Editorial Sam A. Rushing-
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    Covid-19’s impact on the North American CO2 industry

    2020-04-01T07:00:00Z

    The effects on the carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) industry caused by the Covid-19 outbreak are dramatic, writes gasworld Editorial Advisory Board member Sam A. Rushing.

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Editorial Bill Kroll
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    Pandemic and the new playbook for business

    2020-03-31T08:00:00Z

    If you asked six people to define ‘culture’ you would get several different answers, especially today. Is it the mission? Or how people dress for work? Or is the values behind the culture?

  • Design_TILE_EAB_Editorial Phil Kornbluth
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    Helium: Covid-19 cuts shortage as demand drops

    2020-03-30T10:15:00Z

    Global helium markets have been impacted by Covid-19 in several ways, writes Phil Kornbluth as the first instalment of insights and thought leadership from gasworld’s Editorial Advisory Board.

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    Coronavirus: A reminder of the benefits of digitisation

    2020-03-18T22:29:00Z

    As businesses and leaders, the time is now to trust, empower and embolden our people, and to unlock and leverage the innovative technologies available to us, writes Rob Cockerill.

  • Editors-Tile
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    A message from the editor

    2020-03-18T15:54:00Z

    We knew 2020 would be a significant year for our industry, for you. None of us could have foreseen, however, quite what a significant year this would prove to be for all the wrong reasons. At gasworld, we are here and more committed than ever before to supporting you through ...

  • Editors-Tile
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    Coronavirus – Questions, caution and new learnings

    2020-03-13T12:37:00Z

    There are still a great many questions to be answered with Covid-19, much to be learned about the virus, and arguably more to be learned about its containment. There are understandably questions too for our industry, writes Rob Cockerill.