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  • Canada to Host LNG2023 in Vancouver

    Vancouver will be the venue for the 20th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2023) following the selection of the Canadian Gas...

    • Publication date : 2022/05/25
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • IIR member news: Engie

    Engie (formerly GDF SUEZ) LNG Solutions has opened the first Liquefied Natural Gas filling station for trucks at Leeuwarden in the north of the Netherlands.

    • Publication date : 2015/06/18
  • News from IIR members: GDF-SUEZ

    GDF SUEZ continues to develop its small scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) activities in North West Europe following the awarding by Fluxys of additional berthing and storage capacity long-term rights at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal.

    • Publication date : 2013/06/20
  • International LNG Conference and Exhibition rescheduled to 2023

    The 20th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas, St Petersburg, has been rescheduled to 3 – 7 July 2023 and will be rebranded as LNG2023.

    • Publication date : 2021/01/12
    • Subjects: General information
  • News from IIR members: Total

    Total is the world's fourth-largest listed producer of natural gas and one of its top three liquefied natural gas suppliers and has published recent statistics on LNG. Consumption has been growing almost 3% a year for more than 30 years. According...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Conference update: Prague

    Cryogenics 2008 will cover liquid helium and hydrogen technology, superconductivity, separation of air, natural gas and other cryogenic gases, liquefaction, storage and transport and application of low temperatures and air gases in industry and...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Conference update: Prague

    Cryogenics 2008, to be held in Prague on April 22-25, 2008, will cover liquid helium and hydrogen technology, superconductivity, separation of air, natural gas and other cryogenic gases, liquefaction, storage and transport and application of low...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Conference update: Bratislava

    Cryogenics 2010 will take place on April 26-29, 2010, in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. The main themes are helium cryogenics; superconductivity and cryogenic physics; liquefaction and separation of industrial gases and natural gas and the...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • News from IIR members: Mega project for Technip

    Shell Gas & Power Developments BV is joining forces with Technip and Samsung to design, build and install multiple floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities over a period of up to 15 years. Shell and Technip-Samsung also signed a...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Conference update: Oran

    The 16th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG16) will be held in Oran, Algeria, on April 18-21, 2010. Check out the programme and register for this event co-organized by the IIR:

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • Upcoming IIR events: Barcelona

    LNG 15 - Liquefied Natural Gas, a conference co-organized by the IIR, will take place on April 24-27, 2007 in Barcelona, Spain. The IIR will be running a stand and giving out its Informatory Note on LNG:

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • New publications: The CD-ROM proceedings of the Vicenza IIR Conferences

    The CD-ROM proceedings of the Vicenza IIR Conferences on 1) Commercial Refrigeration and 2) Thermophysical Properties and Transfer Processes of Refrigerants are on sale. They comprise 134 papers. Main topics: 1) display cabinets, energy simulation...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • International events: Moscow

    The 6th Cryogen-Expo took place in Moscow on November 13-16, 2007. Fifty-nine exhibitors from 10 countries took part, and a conference on Cryogenic Technologies and Equipment and Prospects of Development was staged on November 14-15. The IIR ran a...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Brief: IOR's Anniversary

    Over 900 persons attended the UK Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)'s 106th Anniversary Dinner which was held on February 8, 2006 at Grosvenour House Hotel, London, appropriately in the ballroom, a former ice skating rink. In his speech, the...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • ICR2007 in Beijing

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) holds Congresses every 4 years. They have two objectives: - a scientific objective: apart from the numerous IIR and IIR-co-sponsored conferences (about 50 over a 4-year period), which are focused...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • Additive manufacturing of regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2022/11/21
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • For IIR members only

    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids