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2012-11-08 16:23:09

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its position in the oilfield services industry with a new liquid nitrogen production facility in Mooreland, Oklahoma, Air Products (NYSE: APD) today held an Open House for customers and other guests to celebrate the plant's onstream status. The new facility will produce approximately 250 tons per day of liquid nitrogen and increases Air Products' existing leadership position in supplying the region's oilfield services industry....

2012-11-07 16:22:41

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) will highlight the environmental and operational benefits of its Cryo-Condap(®) nitrogen condensation system for the recovery and abatement of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at the 2012 ChemInnovations Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, La., from November 14-15. This proprietary cryogenic technology is one of several industrial gas solutions that Air Products will feature at this year's show to help...

2012-11-01 10:24:38

Halving the amount of nitrogen fertilizer used in certain areas of China would substantially decrease greenhouse gas emissions without affecting crop productivity and the area's natural carbon sink. This is according to a new study, published today, 1 November, in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, which showed that a 60 per cent reduction in fertilizer use would significantly reduce emissions from areas that are, anyway, "over-fertilized", such as the North China Plain and...

Liquid Nitrogen And Food: A Potentially Lethal Concoction
2012-10-09 12:10:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the UK last week, an 18 year old woman's birthday celebration ended in emergency surgery to remove her perforated stomach. The cause: a cocktail prepared using liquid nitrogen. The tragedy has prompted an intense look at the use of liquid nitrogen in food and beverage preparation. Gaby Scanlon ingested the "correctly prepared Jagermeister drink made with liquid nitrogen" at her 18th birthday celebration. Shortly thereafter she...

2012-09-26 10:25:02

FAIRFIELD, Ill., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Valley Resources LLC (OVR) filed an air permit application with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) on September 17,2012, to construct a new billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer facility in Spencer County, IN. At the same time, OVR entered into technology licensing agreements with KBR of Houston, TX, to provide the essential ammonia process production units necessary for the proposed facility. The agreement with KBR...

2012-09-20 06:22:04

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) will exhibit its portfolio of medical and industrial grade gases for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life science applications at the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Bio conference in Bethesda, Md. from September 27-28. Available in a variety of supply modes designed to match requirements from small to large, the company's range of gases can help customers reduce costs, improve product quality and safety, and increase...

2012-09-17 02:21:53

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Byron Kelley will present the company's business outlook to attendees at the Imperial Capital 6(th) Annual Global Opportunities Conference on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, New York. (Logo:...

2012-08-21 06:27:11

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeNO LLC (www.genollc.com), a privately held pharmaceutical company developing a line of inhaled nitric oxide drug products, today announced it has been awarded four (4) additional US patents on its proprietary nitric oxide (NO) generation chemistry and delivery technology. This brings to sixteen (16) the number of US patents that have been awarded to GeNO, with additional patents pending. US patent number 8,211,368, which expires in 2028,...

2012-08-14 02:30:15

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeNO LLC (www.genollc.com), a privately held pharmaceutical company developing a line of inhaled nitric oxide drug products, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for its nitric oxide (delivered via the GeNOsyl MVG-2000 delivery system) for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN). The orphan drug designation was granted based on a plausible hypothesis...

2012-08-13 12:59:42

Research study in “Nature” confirms improved method by marine scientists from Kiel In order to predict how the Earth´s climate develops scientists have to know which gases and trace elements are naturally bound and released by the ocean and in which quantities. For nitrogen, an essential element for the production of biomass, there are many unanswered questions. Scientists from Kiel, Bremen and Halifax have now published a research study in the international journal...