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Newpoint Gas, LP and Honeywell’s UOP Sign Global Agreement

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK USA
Newpoint Gas, LP and UOP, LLC, a division of Honeywell, entered into a three-year Cooperation Agreement on October 30, 2009.  The primary focus of the Agreement between the companies is to promote and develop the use of Newpoint Gas, LP’s “Standard ModularTM Amine Unit” (SMAU) within the refining and petrochemical industries utilizing certain UOP technologies such as its fluid catalytic cracking and hydrocracking processes and its “EcofiningTM Process.”

“Standard ModuleTM engineering will revolutionize the design of gas facilities in the future,” said Wiley Rhodes, Newpoint CEO.  “The cooperation agreement between Newpoint Gas and UOP is an excellent example that companies are seeking economical and reliable solutions in the execution of gas treatment projects.”

Newpoint Gas, LP is headquartered in College Station, Texas, USA with the Newpoint Companies’ executive offices located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.  Newpoint is an engineering, design and manufacturing company specializing in Standard ModularTM gas treatment facilities.  Integrated technology designs are provided on a turnkey or equipment leasing basis with full installation, start-up support and training for operation.  Newpoint has sales and engineering offices throughout the world and are DNV ISO 9001:2000 accredited and are prequalified as a supplier with First Point Assessment, Ltd (Supplier #10050980) and Achilles JQS (Supplier #26787).

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Newpoint Gas, LP President Zane Rhodes, Invited to Present at FLNG Project Advancement Conference

Zane RhodesNewpoint Gas, LP announced today that President, Zane Rhodes, will present at the 3rd Annual FLNG Project Advancement Conference in Seoul, Korea December 1-2, 2009. Mr. Rhodes will be discussing the FLNG Pre-Treatment Testing Systems, specifically testing the effects of vessel motion on the next generation of gas pre-treatment equipment.

The FLNG Project Advancement Conference will incorporate the most recent international information regarding FLNG plans and lessons learned during recent pilot projects. This conference will consist of the latest information and news from operators, shipbuilders, and engineering developers. A few topics that will be addressed include cost effective technology available for FLNG, information management during FLNG projects, FLNG project collaboration initiatives, and the future of FLNG development. Additional issues that will be discussed incorporate the analysis of gas field characteristics to match with topside FLNG technology, storage containment technology and processes, innovative systems for the next gereration of loading and receiving terminals, and long-term operational plans after FLNG construction. For more information about the FLNG Project Advancement Conference, please visit http://www.flngprojectadvancement.com.

Mr. Rhodes received his B.S. and M.S. from Texas A&M University and is currently completing his Ph.D. in control systems.

Mr. Rhodes has been President of Newpoint Gas, LP since 2002. Prior to becoming President, he served as a lecturer at Texas A&M University, where he taught courses on system analysis and control systems. He has designed applied systems that range from heave compensation systems for remotely operated vehicles to specializing in the design and manufacture of standard and custom engineered gas processing and treating units. Mr. Rhodes has also presented several papers throughout the United States and at an international conference in Mexico. Mr. Rhodes manages the daily operations of Newpoint Gas, LP while also overseeing the engineering and design of all gas processing and treating units.

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The Newpoint Companies CEO, Wiley Rhodes invited to present at CITOGIC-2009 Ufa, Russia

The Newpoint Companies announced today that Chief Executive Officer, Wiley Rhodes has been invited and will present at the 19th Annual International Congress “Innovative Technologies in Oil, Gas, Energy and Communication Sectors” (CITOGIC-2009) to be hosted in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia September 23-25, 2009.

The Annual International Congress “Innovative Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry, Energy and Communications” is dedicated to new strategic directions for technological development of Russia being a global energy power.  The Congress will be held under the patronage of the President of the Russian Federation and under the auspices of the UN, the Russian Federation, Council of Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation.  The Congress was organized by the Academy of the Technological Sciences of the Russian Federation, Gazprom, constituent authorities as well as the largest oil and gas, construction, financial and industrial Russian and foreign companies.

CITOGIC gathers 170 scientists as well as leaders and specialists from the largest oil and gas companies of Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Germany, France and the Netherlands.

The Newpoint Companies executive offices are located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Newpoint Gas, LP is the world leader in providing gas treating and processing equipment and holds several proprietary technologies and supply systems to almost every continent in the world.  The company designs and manufactures a full range of standard and custom-engineered modular units.  Newpoint’s integrated technology designs are provided on a turnkey basis or equipment leasing basis.

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Newpoint Gas, LP signs agreement with UOP for UOP Separex Membrane Natural Gas Treating Technology

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, USA

Newpoint Gas, LP announced it has signed an agreement with UOP, LLC, a Honeywell Company, to jointly market the UOP Separex membrane technology for the removal of carbon dioxide in natural gas processing or fuel gas upgrading applications.

This agreement gives Newpoint Gas, LP exclusive rights to design and fabricate SeparexTM membrane treating plants to clients in North America.

Wiley Rhodes, Newpoint Gas Chief Executive Officer, stated, “UOP and its Separex systems are world leaders in separation technology for natural gas. This partnership couples Newpoint’s efficiencies in rapid equipment designs with UOP’s advanced technology. Together we know we will be a preferred membrane facility supplier.”

“As demand for natural gas grows worldwide, processors increasingly need reliable, compact, efficient and low-cost treating solutions,” said Peter Piotrowski, senior vice president of UOP’s Process Technology and Equipment business. “This agreement brings together proven UOP technology with Newpoint’s outstanding design and fabricating experience to provide North American customers the best option to meet their needs.”

Newpoint Gas, LP holds several proprietary technologies and supply systems to almost every continent in the world. The company designs and manufactures a full range of standard and custom-engineered modular units. Newpoint’s integrated technology designs are provided on a turnkey basis or equipment leasing basis with full installation, start-up support, and training for operation. They are DNV ISO 9001:2000 accredited and are prequalified as a supplier with First Point Assessment Ltd (Supplier #10050980) and Achilles JQS (Supplier #26787).

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Newpoint Gas, LP moves Headquarter Offices to new location!

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, USA
Newpoint Gas, LP is excited to announce the relocation of their Headquarter Offices to a new building at 1005 University Drive East, College Station, Texas, USA 77840. Newpoint now has more space and amenities to better serve clients and employees. The company extends an open invitation to all to stop by and tour the new location.

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Newpoint Gas, LP signs ten year agreement with Russian Financial and Industrial Company, Kosmos-Neft-Gas

VORONEZH, RUSSIA

Newpoint Gas, LP announces it has signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Russian Financial and Industrial Company, Kosmos-Neft-Gas. The ten year agreement allows Kosmos-Neft-Gas to market Newpoint’s gas treating and to assist in helium purification plants to its clients within the Russian Federation. It is initially anticipated that Newpoint will engineer and fabricate its plants in the USA with final assembly, electrical control panels and certification to be provided by Kosmos-Neft-Gas.

Wiley Rhodes, Newpoint’s Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are excited to have secured this agreement to expand our participation in providing assets and technology in support of Russia’s efforts to produce hydrocarbons from some of the world’s largest and geographically challenging fields.”
Established in 1994, Kosmos-Neft-Gas has rapidly become a leading fabricator and supplier of safety equipment, gas dehydration units and electrical control panels to the Russian Oil and Gas majors. For further information, please visit Kosmos-Neft-Gas at www.kng.ru.

Newpoint Gas, LP provides gas treating and processing equipment and services world-wide. The company designs and manufactures a full range of standard and custom-engineered modular units. Newpoint’s integrated technology designs are provided on a turnkey basis or equipment leasing basis with full installation, start-up support and training for operation.

Newpoint Gas, LP holds several proprietary technologies and supply systems to almost every continent in the world. They are DNV ISO 9001:2000 accredited and are prequalified as a supplier with First Point Assessment Ltd (Supplier #10050980) and Achilles JQS (Supplier #26767).

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Q. Zane Rhodes, II, Newpoint Gas President presents papers at the 15th Annual Petroleum Exhibition and Conference of Mexico

VILLAHERMOSA, MEXICO

Zane Rhodes MexicoZane Rhodes, President of Newpoint Gas, presented two papers at the Petroleum Exhibition and Conference of Mexico held in Villahermosa, Mexico. The first paper, titled Gas Treating Technologies: Which Ones Should Be Used and Under What Conditions, explained the different processes involved in the treatment of natural gas streams. Catalytic Oxygen Removal for the Aberdeen Coal Mine Methane Project in Carbon Country, Utah, was presented second. It covered the procedures and benefits of catalytic oxygen removal.