Have you ever wondered why almost all LPG valves and fittings are made from brass?
Safety is the reason but the “why” requires a bit of explanation...
Elgas lost a veteran and the LPG industry lost a staunch supporter on Friday 7 October 2016, when Russell passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was surrounded by family, and had been, during his long hospitalisation. His family is firmly in our thoughts.
His stubborn reasoning, technical insight and camaraderie will be sorely missed for a very long time.
Gas Energy Australia is the national body representing the gaseous fuels industry.
Gas Energy Australia is the industry association representing downstream Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) businesses.
This blog is the first of a series. Meet the people behind the scenes at Elgas as Nicole Venz, part of our Graduate Training Program, interviews key members of the Elgas team.
Nicole: Geoff, how did you come to work with Elgas?
Geoff: Fifteen years ago I left my job as a Financial Controller with Mobil and joined Elgas, having left my cherry picking and coal shovelling days (while attending University) far behind! When I first joined Elgas my time was split 50:50 between training and as a Business Analyst.
A virtual pipeline was used to supply gas to Whyalla after a real pipeline from the Moomba gas fields ruptured between Caltowie and Gladstone last Sunday.
LNG – Liquefied Natural Gas – was transported by truck to deliver emergency gas supplies to Whyalla Hospital and about 1200 other local customers.
SWAP’n’GO is contributing $1 for every gas bottle refill sold during the week of 19-25 April 2015.
This money is to help injured and wounded service men and women of the Australian Defence Forces.
Australia can have far less auto emissions and cleaner air, all without any significant cost to Australia or Australians.
In fact, normal Australians will save money with Euro 6 emissions compliant cars in Australia
Australia can adopt the European Union Euro 6 auto emission standards with not much more than the stroke of a pen.
The benefits are huge, with virtually no cost and no obvious opponents…