Environmental management is taking center stage at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Technische Gase und Gasetechnik (TEGA), a subsidiary of the Linde Group, has signed an agreement with AS Trust & Holdings to blend the ASHRAE-listed hydrocarbon refrigerants HCR188C/R441A and HCR188C/R443A. TEGA, based in Wurzburg, Germany, will have exclusive blending rights within the European Union. Work is underway for the TEGA blending ... Read more »
The Gulf Coast petrochemical corridor has attracted foreign investment because of cheap natural gas and lower costs, Fuel Fix reports. The price advantage of US-produced ethane, used in plastics manufacturing, over naptha is a key factor. Naptha is derived from petroleum, which is more expensive. More than $90 billion of ... Read more »
Starbucks and Marks & Spencer are testing delivery fleets equipped with a refrigeration system that generates zero emissions compared with 63.4 kilograms per day for an equivalent diesel-mechanical unit. The six FrostCruise vehicles, developed by Linde Group division Linde Gases, will be used for daily delivery routes to Marks & ... Read more »
There is not yet a single commercial-scale carbon capture plant, but the sector is aiming higher all the time. In the latest news, Saudi Basic Industries Corp. has appointed Germany’s Linde Group to build the largest carbon capture facility yet proposed. SABIC affiliate United Jubail Petrochemical Company hopes to capture about ... Read more »