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  • Global LNG trade figures for 2022 and early 2023

    Global LNG trade grew in 2022, especially in Europe, where LNG imports were necessary to make up for the disruption of Russia’s pipeline gas supply. 

    • Publication date : 2023/09/25
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • The global LNG market slowly recovers in early 2021

    According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global LNG market recovered modestly at the end of 2020, after a downward trend. The LNG market is expected to grow in 2021, albeit at a slow...

    • Publication date : 2021/02/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • UK

    Changing roles from exporter to importer, the UK is expected to be a net gas importer by 2006 and by 2020, 80% of the UK's gas will be imported. In line with these predictions, Britain has signed a Treaty with Norway to import gas from Scandinavia...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • IIR Member news: Air Liquide

    Air Liquide, a corporate member of the IIR, has signed a contract with LGETA (LG Electronics Tianjin Appliances Co. Ltd.), for the supply of a wide range of gases to LGETA's expansion project in Tianjin. Tianjin is the 4th largest city in China,...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • Continued increase in global LNG trade in 2019

    The global Liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade has continued to increase in 2019, with export growth coming from the USA, Russia, Australia, Algeria and Egypt. Asia Pacific and Asia remain the largest importing...

    • Publication date : 2020/05/27
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Refrigeration’s contribution to CCS

    Led by IFP (France), the European research project Cocate - which brings together 8 other research and industrial partners worldwide for a budget of 4.5 million € - tackles the problems of rolling out a shared transportation infrastructure capable...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Cryogenic distillation: a promising technology for carbon capture

    Cryogenic distillation is subject to intense R&D works for CO2 capture in CCS facilities. A plant using this technology is under construction in China.

    • Publication date : 2019/06/28
  • Marine refrigeration

    The use of natural refrigerants is gradually spreading. Here are two examples of their use in the marine sector: - Environmentally-friendly fish transport American Freedom is one of the world's largest refrigerated ships and can hold up to...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • New cryogenic methods to control indoor air pollution

    The journal Science of the Total Environment will publish in February 2019 an article exploring the capacity of cryogenic technologies to tackle indoor air pollution.

    • Publication date : 2018/12/27
  • US: LNG exports expected to drive growth in natural gas trade

    The United States is expected to become a net exporter of natural gas by 2018.

    • Publication date : 2017/06/28
  • Plans for a floating LNG factory

    This new type of floating factory could give access to off-shore reserves, without the use of long and expensive ocean-bed pipelines

    • Publication date : 2012/04/23
  • Refrigeration the answer to CO2 capture?

    Although more research is required, scientists estimate that refrigeration technology could cut the energy consumption and cost of CO2 capture by as much as 30% in one of the “green” coal-fired power stations currently under consideration.

    • Publication date : 2014/06/17
  • LNG, a pillar of EU gas supply diversification

    Given the geopolitical context, the EU has presented a plan to phase out its dependence on fossil fuels from Russia well before 2030 and, in particular, to reduce its imports of Russian gas by two thirds by the...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/29
  • LNG remains the main driver of global gas demand in 2021-2025

    In a recent report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) analyses the massive decline in gas demand in 2020. The covid-19 crisis has affected gas consumption mostly due to lower electricity demand in the...

    • Publication date : 2020/09/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Accelerated deployment of LNG import facilities in Europe

    To cope with the drop in natural gas imports from Russia, some 25 new floating storage and regasification units should be installed in the European Union, with the first...

    • Publication date : 2022/09/28
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Conference: Oslo

    The First International Conference on Small Scale LNG in Europe, an IIR-co-sponsored event held in Oslo on September 29-30, 2005, attracted 121 experts from 18 countries. Twenty PowerPoint presentations were given. Unlike the widely used methods...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Obituary: Einar Brendeng

    The IIR presents its deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences to Professor Einar Brendeng’s family, the Norwegian refrigeration industry and society.

    • Publication date : 2024/03/28
  • The IIR makes its mark in LNG

    In line with our objective to remain at the forefront of developments in the field of cryogenics the IIR, in partnership with the lnternational Gas Union (IGU), and the Gas Technology Institute (GTI), organizes triennial LNG conferences across the...

    • Publication date : 2015/10/14