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The Monday Night Mail

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1 Safe combustion in oil and gas industry

Neil Fricker - Rapporteur
From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Neil Fricker
Solihull, Monday 13th June 2016

Logo_Totem43.jpgThe first IFRF TOTeM on safety in the oil and Gas Industry was held last week in Sheffield, UK. Over 75 people attended and the event was suported by eight sponsors (BIH, Gayesco-Wika, Greens Combustion, Honeywell UOP/Callidus Technologies, Igniters Combustion Engineering, Onquest, Stork Thermeq, Zeeco).



2 Joint Committee

Gerard Flament - IFRF Vice President
From the French Office
Contributed by Gerard Flament
Lille, Monday 13th June 2016

GF.jpgThe main Board of the IFRF, the Joint Committee, held its 164rd meeting at Sheffield University on May 31st. The IFRF move to Sheffield as  new IFRF Host was confirmed.



3 Combustion Industry News

IFRF's correspondent in Australia, Patrick Lavery
From the Sydney Office
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Australia, Monday 13th June 2016

Patrick Lavery pic.jpgCombustion Industry News brings together interesting and important stories about or affecting the combustion industry, and is collated for the IFRF every fortnight by Patrick Lavery. For each news story cited, a link is provided to the original publication. Where news relates to IFRF Member Organisations, the name of the organisation appears in green with a link to the associated profile page on the IFRF website. Subscription-free article links are given in blue, and subscription-required article links in red.

If you have a news item to share, please contact Patrick Lavery.

Top Story

- China accelerating power generation capacity expansion despite overcapacity

Business Trends

- US steel sector reviving after protectionist moves by federal government
- Iran and Turkey set to sign deal for 5 GW plant to be built in Iran as first step in closer power ties

Research, Development and Technology

- Archer Daniels Midland ethanol plant to be world’s first major BECCS facility
- ETI calls for ‘template’ CCS-enabled gas-fired plant designs
- ETI report suggests deployment of three industrial-scale CCS-enabled plants could reduce UK CCS costs by 45% 
- Shanxi to establish US$1.5 billion fund for clean coal investment

Project and Company News

- Jera to buy stake in Petronas’s Borneo LNG assets
- GE to move gas engine plant from US to Canada to access export financing agency



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