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EuroChem elects Louisiana for $1.5 billion greenfield fertilizer project

Russian EuroChem to profit from US shale gas supply The Moscow-based company EuroChem signed an agreement with the State of Louisiana to invest $1.5 billion capital expenditure to build a greenfield fertilizer plant along the Mississippi River in USA. Established only in 2001, EuroChem has grown up very fast over its 12 years of life in …

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Air Liquide harvests major contracts in Fujian Province of China

Fujian Shenyuan selects Air Liquide for coal gasification End of May 2013, Fujian Shenyuan New Materials Co. Ltd (Fujian Shenyuan) selected Air Liquide to build, own and operate a production unit of industrial gases for its Lianjiang caprolactam project in the Fujian Province, China. Fujian Shenyuan is one of the largest producer of nylon fibers …

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Associated gas

Definition Associated gas refers to the natural gas found in association with oil within the reservoir. There are also reservoirs that contain only natural gas and no oil, this gas is termed non-associated gas.  Comments Raw natural gas comes from three types of wells: oil wells, gas wells, and condensate wells. natural gas that comes from oil wells …

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Regasification

Definition Regasification is the physical process by which liquefied natural gas (LNG) is heated to be returned into its gaseous state. Comments The natural gas is liquefied to facilitate its transportation as its volume reduces by 600 times from its gaseous state. To be liquefied, the natural gas needs to be cooled down to -161 degrees Celsius to condensate …

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Koch Fertilizer selects Black & Veatch to boost production

Koch Fertilizer tagets 15% expansion Wichita, Kansas. – Koch Fertilizer has retained Black & Veatch to help developing numerous projects to increase its North American production. Koch Fertilizer is targeting to boost production by more than 2 million t/y an expansion of 15% from its present capacity of 13 million t/y through production enhancements and new …

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Air Liquide takes a leap in Russia with new technology

Air Liquide starts up new air separation unit in Tatarstan Air Liquide is pursuing its long-term development in Russia, and starting-up a new Air Separation Unit (ASU) that will produce oxygen and nitrogen in the Special Economic Zone “Alabuga” in the Volga region, Tatarstan. Tatarstan‘s economy is the fifth largest in Russia in terms of …

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“ASU”

Definition ASU is the acronym of Air Separation Unit and refers to the Air separation plant to produce industrial gases Air separation plants produce oxygen, nitrogen and argon from atmospheric air, normally by one of three processes:  – Non-cryogenic plants produce oxygen or nitrogen gas product from compressed air at near ambient temperature by physical …

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Natural Gas

 Definition Natural gas in a natural mixture of hydrocarbon gas, mainly methane or ethane plus other hydrocarbon gas and impurities such as sulfides, carbon dioxide and water. Natural gas is a fossil fuel found in natural underground rock formations and mostly in combination with other hydrocarbon resources such as coal or oil. Natural gas is …

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