Gas to liquids (GTL)

US oil pipeline rivals look to consolidate West Texas projects

HOUSTON (Reuters) — As shale oil producers have rushed back into the Permian Basin after a downturn, US pipeline firms have scrambled to plot new pipelines to take all that petroleum from West Texas to refineries, export hubs and petrochemical plants.

Freight train cars burning after derailment in Pennsylvania; residents flee

Hyndman, Pa. (Reuters) — Rail cars carrying gas and sulfur on a CSX Corp freight train skidded off the tracks and burst into flames on Wednesday in a small Pennsylvania town, forcing hundreds of residents to flee their homes as firefighters fought the blaze.

CB&I announces multi-technology award in Uzbekistan

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — CB&I announced it has been awarded a technology contract by Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex LLC (SGCC) for a grassroots ethylene complex to be built in southern Uzbekistan. The scope of work includes the license and basic engineering of an ethylene unit, which will use four proprietary SRT heaters, a Hexene-1 unit and a polypropylene unit.

Petrobras denies Brazil govt meddling in LPG pricing move

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) — The Brazilian government is not meddling in pricing decisions by state-controlled oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro SA, which on Wednesday kept cooking gas out of a pricing system based on international parity.

Scott Safety releases reusable single gas monitor, docking station

MONROE, N.C. -- Scott Safety introduced the Protégé SG, a reusable single gas monitor, and the MasterDock II, an expandable docking station.

Gastech '17: Day four edition of the official conference newspaper

TOKYO -- Here is the day four edition of the official newspaper for the Gastech 2017 Conference & Exhibition.

Gastech '17: Day three edition of the official conference newspaper

TOKYO -- Here is the day three edition of the official newspaper for the Gastech 2017 Conference & Exhibition.

Driving innovation in the downstream: IRPC returns to New Delhi

Adrienne Blume, Hydrocarbon Processing

Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to announce that IRPC 2017 will be held April 18–20 in New Delhi.

Gastech: Advancing the role of gas and LNG in the global energy mix

Sutcliffe, G., Gastech

Gastech is the largest and most important business and technology event for the natural gas and LNG sector, creating a global platform to address and discuss the latest challenges faced in Asia and on a wider international scale.

Praxair launches hydrogen recovery unit to support Dow's Freeport operations

Praxair completed a new hydrogen recovery and processing plant at the company’s Freeport, Texas production complex. The company held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the facility on Jan. 31 (FIG. 1). The new hydrogen facility will recover by-product hydrogen from Dow Chemical’s ethylene production facilities, and upgrade it into high-purity hydrogen by using a pressure swing adsorption process.