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August 2014

August is home to the compressor review which brings you the latest from turbomachinery companies around the world. Australia is the region in the spotlight with an article from Ng Weng Hoong and 15 facts on the last page to further your knowledge. The issue also looks at desulfurisation, revamps and retrofits, nitrogen and hydrogen.


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World News
Contract awards, project updates, industry latest, news digest, diary dates, mergers and acquisitions

To be or not to be.... the world's LNG king
Ng Weng Hoong, discusses Australia's potential for becoming the world's leading LNG supplier

Dimensional uncertainty
William Crawford, TGC Engineers, USA, discusses how dimensional uncertainty jeopardises turnaround and revamp project schedules and budgets

How to handle rejection
Gregory L. Hall, and Ryan M. Gomez, BCCK Engineering, Inc., USA, outline how a cryogenic nitrogen removal unit can help plant operators meet increased restrictions on nitrogen

Spotlight on syngas
H. Y. Poh and Mirko Huebel, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions, discuss syngas production in the refining industry

Goal zero
A. Kohlbrugge, Shell B.V., The Netherlands, discusses best practice in the execution of sulfur recovery unit maintenance programs

Ripple effect
Garrett Billemeyer, Edwin Weaver, Thomas Saley and Melanie Davidson, Belco Technologies Corporation, USA, outline how an exhaust gas cleaning system can not only help ships comply with new emission control regulations, but also help fuel markets balance demand for bunker

Keeping a cool head
Martin Glittenberg, LAR Process Analysers, Germany, discusses reliable monitoring of cooling water with total organic carbon analysis

Regulated imaging
Stephen Beynon, FLIR Commercial Systems, UK, discusses optical gas imaging for visualisation and its role in new EU IED regulation

Focus on materials
Phillip Dowson and Simona Walko, Elliott Group, USA, discuss the development of new materials for the manufacture of turbomachinery

Multitasking
Christopher Campos, Ebara Cryodynamics, USA, outlines how multi fluid cargo pumps offer an advantage to the owner as a way of transporting more than one commodity

Compressor review
Hydrocarbon Engineering provides an overview of the most advanced compressor technologies available in the downstream processing industry

15 facts
This month we give you 15 facts on Australia


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