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: Robert Walsh, Senior Vice Present, Energy Sector and President of the Industrial Products Division, Intrexon Energy
Figure 1: Visual representation of the chemical processes at work within the methanotroph to transform natural gas into valuable byproducts.
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  • Interview with Tsutomu Akabane, Director, Senior Executive Vice President, JGC Corporation
With Gastech in only two weeks, Gastech News interviewed Governing Body Member Tsutomu Akabane, Director, Senior Executive Vice President at JGC Corporation on his views on the questio
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By Marcello Cademartori, Omar Zanoli, Claudio Piatti, Lorenzo Zuccarino and Paolo Basso
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  • Contributed by: Luis Gabellieri , Director - Gas Department, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A
  • Contributed by: Alexis Sánchez-Abadía, Responsible for Gas & Energy Processes, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A
Focusing on the market: LNG Small and Medium Scale (LNG S&MS) is a recent emerging market where today its potential is still pending to explode in its full dimension.
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  • Contributed by: Ben Smith, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP
The current LNG market has prompted a profusion of different business models, and the prospect of greater availability of LNG at prices that compete with other liquid fuels has prompted huge growth in the number of technologies that propose to use LNG.
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  • Interview with Javid Talib, Vice President - Director, Floating Technology Applications, Black and Veatch
Gastech Governing Body Member Javid Talib, Vice President - Director, Floating Technology Applications at Black and Veatch, has been at B&V for 27 years and has been involved in LN
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  • Interview with David Colson, Commercial VP, Gaztransport and Technigaz, GTT SA
Gastech News had the opportunity to interview David Colson, Commercial VP at Gaztransport and Technigaz, GTT SA, on his valuable insights and views regarding LNG shipping developments a
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  • Contributed by: Ross Gale, Director of Sales, Universal Vortex Inc
In today’s competitive global energy market, local distributors of CNG have to be keenly aware of their project and operating costs to remain competitive against LPG, oil, and their direct CNG competitors.
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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