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1 TOTeM 43 Published - Safety

From the IFRF
Contributed by Neil Fricker
Solihull, Monday 11th July 2016

The presentations and conclusions from TOTeM 43 are now available for download by IFRF Members. The Topic was "Safe design and operation of fired equipment in the oil and gas industry: Challenges and best practices"



2 Jim Seebold - an appreciation

From the AFRC Office
Contributed by Phil Smith
Utah, USA, Monday 11th July 2016

Jim Seebold at MC17 small.jpgLong standing IFRF member Jim Seebold passed away in March. He is greatly missed by family and colleagues within the combustion community. Tributes are pouring in from his colleagues and friends. Jim was a regular contributor to IFRF Member's Conferences (here at MC17) and the Industrial Combustion Journal (search Seebold at http://www.industrial.combustion.ifrf.net/papers.html )

American Flame Research Committee President Phil Smith recalls Jim's life and contribution to IFRF.



3 CEN/ISO seeks Combustion Experts

From the offices of Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology
Contributed by Menno van der Bij
Zoetermeer NL, Monday 11th July 2016

CEN and ISO have a requirement for combustion expertise for their Standards development relating to safety in fired equipment.



4 Peter Roberts visits IFRF Italy

From the IFRF
Contributed by Neil Fricker
Solihull UK, Monday 11th July 2016

Peter croped and reduced.jpgFormer IFRF Director Peter Roberts made a courtesy visit to the IFRF team in Italy. Peter was in good health and good spirits, and was able use his 25 years IFRF experience to contribute to the debate on the IFRF relocation.




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5 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's correspondent in Australia
From the Sydney Office
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Australia, Monday 11th July 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 Stories

- Three Amigos announce clean energy and environment cooperation and goals
- IEA calls for governments to halve air emissions

Business Trends

- Brexit puts much-needed investment into power sector into doubt…
- …and also puts Tata Steel business sale and continuity at risk
- Federal judge rules that Obama administration does not have power to set stricter methane rules for fracking

Project and Company News

- New pan-African power venture looks to raise finance through bonds
- GE expecting huge growth for digital division
- Seven Generations mulls move to LNG export and power generation



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