Technology & Innovation

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  • Contributed by: Markus Sachsenhofer, Storage Facility Engineer, RAG Austria AG
In the last decade, the underground gas storage business has transformed from the typical seasonal operation model to a more market-oriented operation that allows production and injection of gas at any time of the year.
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  • Contributed by: Dr Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, CEO, Coltraco Ultrasonics
Addressing fire in tankers is critical, especially when all owners and managers are seeking to reduce risk, cut costs and surge on safety. The safety of tankers is integral for the continuation of their business success.
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  • Contributed by: Renaud Le Dévéhat, Director Business Development, TechnipFMC
In 2006, the first commercial ship-to-ship (STS) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) transfer involving a large-scale LNG carrier and a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) took place.
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  • Contributed by: Simon Evans, Director, Digital Engineering, SNC-Lavalin
Technology has transformed the energy industry over the last 60 years. It has made processes more efficient, employees more productive and crucially, has improved the safety of both workers and facilities.
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  • Interview with Doris Hafenbradl, CTO & Managing Director, Electrochaea
Natural gas is competing in a complex and rapidly changing environment, which is why it is crucial for the industry to look at technical innovations which are shaping the energy landscape of tomorrow. 
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  • Interview with Ajay Singh, Special Advisor to the Chairman and the President, JAPEX
As the global gas industry continues to evolve, the question - ‘How will the market support the increasing demand?’ - is at the forefront of gas players’ discussions.
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  • Contributed by: Miaoru Huang, Senior Consulting Manager – China, APAC Gas and LNG, Wood Mackenzie
LNG trucking continues to play a major role in meeting demand in China.
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  • Interview with Dr Norbert Verweyen, CTO eMobility, innogy SE
Currently, the majority of industry players are all thinking about and working towards the same goal; the energy transition.
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  • Contributed by: Seyed Mohsen Razavi, Energy Technology Analyst, Energy Economics & Forecasting Department, Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
  • Contributed by: Alexandra Shaykevich, Research Assistance, Energy Economics & Forecasting Department, Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
The energy landscape is becoming increasingly complex, reflecting a transition to more diverse energy systems. The energy transition is partially fuelled by the emergence of new technologies and innovative breakthroughs in existing technologies.
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  • Interview with Karl Masani, Director LNG Technology & Licensing, ConocoPhillips
As one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves, ConocoPhillips is committed to efficiency and innovation in the industry.
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  • Contributed by: Francesco Grillo, CEO & Founder, Steel Available
Innovation is key to maintain leadership, and this is the basic principle for every industry.
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  • Interview with Derek Thomas, Head - Advanced Research Unit, AG&P
Global demand for gas is expected to increase by 2% a year and LNG is set to rise at twice that rate.
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  • Contributed by: Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, ABS Global Gas Solutions
Article originally published in the Gastech Show Daily Newspaper by Gas Processing.
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  • Interview with Shogo Shibuya, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chiyoda Corporation
Gastech News had the opportunity to speak to President and Chief Executive Officer of Chiyoda Corporation, Shogo Shibuya at Gas
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  • Contributed by: Yosuke Yamamoto, Process Technology Division No.1 Process Engineering Department, JGC Corporation
The small scale LNG market around the world is expanding, and further growth is expected. Small scale LNG has already been developed for such sectors as bunkering fuel, motor vehicles and peak shaving for gas networks.
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  • Contributed by: Andrew Cox, Senior Project Engineer, Kentz, SNC-Lavalin
  • Contributed by: Conrad Drake, Completions Manager, Kentz, SNC-Lavalin
  • Contributed by: Meabh Hurley, Project Engineer, Telecommunications & Electronics, Kentz, SNC-Lavalin
SNC-Lavalin’s subsidiary, Kentz Pty Ltd, has been working on the Telecommunication and Electronic (T&E) systems Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract on the Chevron Australia-operated Gorgon Project located on Barrow Island (BWI)
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  • Contributed by: Mitsuyoshi Ninomiya, Head of Engineering HSE Section, Integrity Management Unit, Chiyoda Corporation
The LNG industry faces numerous challenges. Safety and Environment play a more pivotal role than before, whilst cost pressure increases due to the current economic situation.
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  • Contributed by: Michiel van Aken, Technical Director, Osomo Projects - iLNG BV
In the gas processing industry, it is generally considered impossible to apply simple and cost effective membrane gas separation, directly upstream of liquefaction of natural gas or biogas to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) or Liquid Bio Methane (LBM).
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LNG is one of the fastest-growing energy markets worldwide, with LNG trade projects to nearly triple, from 12 trillion cubic feet, between 2015 and 2024 according to the