In 2016, the Middle East industrial gases business generated revenues of $2.3bn, up from $875m in 2006, indicating an impressive average annual growth rate of just under 10%, in-keeping with the region’s wide reputation as one of the key emerging markets for the industry.
Hydrogen is widely used in the petroleum refining industry to remove impurities found in crude oil such as sulfur, olefins and aromatics to meet product fuels specifications. Removing these impurities allow fuels to burn cleaner and refineries to turn a lower quality crude oil into a profitable
Like vehicle emissions, one of the most commonly acknowledged or understood areas of environmental concern surrounds fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases). It’s become something of a buzz term in the wider specialty gases and chemicals business in recent years.
Versum Materials, Inc., a Temp-Arizona based materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, has announced the grand opening of its new research and development (R D) facility at its semiconductor materials manufacturing site in Hometown, Pennsylvania.