Gas Processing/LNG

CERAWeek ’17: Global gas growth spurred by emerging markets, increased trade

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

HOUSTON—At CERAWeek by IHS Markit’s Global Gas Plenary on Wednesday morning, panelists shared their views on how they expect gas markets to develop over the next few years.

CERAWeek '17: Gas execs, analysts discuss Asian LNG market reforms

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

HOUSTON—At a Wednesday morning breakfast panel discussion at CERAWeek by IHS Markit, executives from Asian and US LNG companies, as well as analysts and government strategists, spoke about the state of the Asian LNG market and how reforms should be implemented.

People

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing

Linde Engineering North America (LENA) has appointed Jason Cooper as President and CEO.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing

The European market saw stronger domestic demand amid gasoline export opportunities to West Africa and higher volumes of naphtha and fuel oil to Asia, fed by continued strong demand in that region. After recovery from the impact of the Colonial Pipeline outage, US refinery runs have risen, mainly in the USGC, taking advantage of stronger export opportunities and ahead of the spring maintenance season.

Business Trends: Africa—Will increasing demand spark downstream capacity builds?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past decade, Africa’s oil demand has increased by more than 1 MMbpd, to nearly 3.9 MMbpd. Africa’s oil production is more than double the amount it consumes, but lack of investment, failing infrastructure and inadequate refining capacity force the continent to rely on imports to satisfy increasing fuel demand.

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.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing

European refinery margins weakened due to slower gasoline export opportunities, despite the colder weather.

Mitigate CO2 emissions from industrial plants by conversion to fuels

Young, G. C., Bio-Thermal-Energy Inc.

An economical commercial process is necessary to provide an incentive for the utility industries to engender win-win support for government regulations on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

GE O&G '17: Snam CEO foresees LNG boost from 30 new markets

FLORENCE, ITALY—Near the conclusion of GE Oil & Gas' Annual Meeting 2017, Marco Alverà, CEO of Snam Group, spoke on Tuesday about fueling the future with natural gas.