Regional Markets

  • Focus on emerging economies (Asia)

    Regional markets - Focus on emerging economies

    2019-01-04T14:33:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

    Having just returned from gasworld’s Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the sense of optimism for the region as a whole – let alone particular pockets of high growth – was exuded throughout the event and the many conversations within it.

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    2019 US argon market report

    2019-01-04T16:21:00+00:00By Maura D. Garvey, Published in gasworld US Edition

    Argon demand has been growing very strongly over the past few years with key markets like fabricated metals, stainless steel, and electronics showing solid growth as the US economy improved and President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel assisted US steel industry growth.

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    Helium supply swings again

    2019-01-02T16:45:00+00:00By Maura D. Garvey

    Since early 2017, helium supply has fluctuated from a slight surplus from the large Qatar 2 production fully onstream, to in-balance with the logistics disruption of the Qatar blockage in June 2017, to tight supply beginning spring 2018 when a series of planned and unplanned outages affected major global supply ...


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    The importance of life-long learning

    2019-01-04T16:08:00+00:00By Art Waskey, Published in gasworld US Edition

    I recently completed a career that spanned 46 years and am now in a period of transition. At 68, I feel my best years are still ahead, and I attribute this attitude to my belief that there is always more to master. I am a committed life-long learner.

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    CCS: A bang not a whimper

    2018-12-26T06:01:00+00:00By Kaare Helle, Anne Louise Koefoed, DNV GL

    As one year comes to an end and another gets ready to begin, DNV GL’s Kaare Helle and Anne Louise Koefoed share their view on realising carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies globally and leave us all with some much-needed food for thought this festive season.

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    The industrial gas year that was…

    2018-12-25T06:00:00+00:00By , Global Managing Editor

    What a year 2018 has been. In the almost 15 years that gasworld has been the eyes, ears and increasingly the mouthpiece for the global industrial gases business, we have seldom seen such a year of headlines and transformation.