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    Regional markets: Global update

    2015-07-01T05:04:00Z

    Economic headwinds continue to test the robust nature of the global industrial gases business, whether through unfavourable ccurrency impacts, the decline in oil and natural gas prices, or lower economic activity – there has been pressure on the industry over the last 12 months.

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    Regional markets: Focus on South America

    2015-06-03T06:31:00Z

    This month our regional focus is on South America, a region long considered one of the emerging industrial gas markets but arguably in the shadow of fellow developing gas hubs, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

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    Shale gas – Industry revolution or public revolt?

    2014-10-29T06:03:00Z

    Paul Taylor, Senior Vice-President EMEA, AspenTech discusses the revolution in the energy landscape as a result of the shale gale – and whether it’s a case of industry revolution or public revolt for this particular dynamic in oil and gas.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Brazil

    2014-07-30T05:00:00Z

    Focus on Brazil, a key part of the BRICs collective and the largest industrial gas market in South America.

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    Regional markets extra: Brazil taking a lead in CO2 from fermentation

    2014-07-30T05:01:00Z

    Brazil has experienced changes with respect to its sugarcane-based sources for carbon dioxide (CO2), and current and future plans for some project changes to cellulosic sources as well. Here, Sam A. Rushing explains why Brazil is taking a lead with CO2 from fermentation.

  • Latin America Shows Its Resilience but Growth Moderates
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    Latin America Shows Its Resilience but Growth Moderates

    2013-02-18T12:00:00Z

    As we reported last July ( “2011 Latin American Industrial Gas Report,” CryoGas, July 2012, p. 44 ), as a consequence of unfavorable external conditions, the Latin American economy is growing at lower rates than in 2011.

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    Autonomy and freedom to operate – An interview with IBG

    2012-10-24T00:00:00Z

    A continuous flow of investment has provided IBG with the autonomy and freedom to operate over the last two decades. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, founder and CEO Newton de Oliveira is confident this will continue in the future for IBG, writes Rob Cockerill.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Argentina, Brazil and Chile

    2012-10-24T00:00:00Z

    For the industrial gases community, the Latin America gases market presents many challenges and opportunities. The global economic recovery has perhaps not been as strong as many would have hoped, but emerging economies such as Latin America have confidently bucked the trend.

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    South America – An abundance of opportunities

    2012-04-17T08:41:00Z

    After two absolutely enjoyable weeks of visiting the Atacama Desert, touring the vineyards in Colchagua and finishing up in Chilean Patagonia, I had the opportunity to see what is likely one of the world’s southernmost cylinder filling stations in the world near Punta Arenas, near the strait of Magellan. What ...

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    Robust and resilient – Global gases in 2012 and beyond

    2012-01-09T08:37:00Z

    gasworld Editor Rob Cockerill and Spiritus Consulting’s Managing Director John Raquet met at the recent Middle East gases conference in Dubai, to discuss what might shape the industrial gases business in 2012 - and beyond.

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    Upbeat about 2012 – Industry figures cautiously optimistic for the year ahead

    2012-01-06T09:09:00Z

    Rob Cockerill looks at a collection of industry views to get a feel for the market in 2012 and what some of the key players think we can look forward to.

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    Regional Markets – Focus on: BRICs

    2012-01-03T00:00:00Z

    When it comes to global growth projections, now is probably a good time to look at the BRIC’s. At a time when global activity has weakened, credit risks are rising and a fear of the unknown continues to grow, some solace can at least be found in the developing and ...

  • 2010 Latin American Industrial Gases Report - A Strong Economy & New Projects Push Progress
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    2010 Latin American Industrial Gases Report - A Strong Economy & New Projects Push Progress

    2011-07-11T15:56:00Z

    Latin America showed a solid 6.1 percent growth in GDP in 2010, signaling that the crisis that began in late 2008 was over. This reflects solid macroeconomic policy fundamentals, strong internal demand supported by sizable government support, favorable external financing conditions, and strong commodity revenues. 

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    Expansion, cultivation and success in Latin America – Conference review

    2011-07-01T10:29:00Z

    gas world conferences’ second foray into South America, the Latin America Industrial Gases Conference 2011, proved that sequels can easily be as strong as their antecedents.

  • A Story of Survival – Indura S.A. Industria & Comercio and the Chilean Miners’ Rescue
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    A Story of Survival - Indura S.A. Industria & Comercio and the Chilean Miners’ Rescue

    2011-01-10T12:12:00Z

    CryoGas International: 2010 was certainly a remarkable year for your nation. Chile suffered a devastating earthquake in February. The nation then faced the ordeal of a collapsed mine that trapped 33 men below ground for over two months. The whole world watched and waited for their rescue. At the IOMA ...

  • Full Steam Ahead – Latin America’s Industrial Gas Industry Moves into Double Digit Growth
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    Full Steam Ahead - Latin America’s Industrial Gas Industry Moves into Double Digit Growth

    2011-01-10T12:10:00Z

    Two thousand and ten saw the Latin American region emerging from the global economic crisis at a faster pace than anticipated. In the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) recently published World Economic Outlook ( www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2010/01 /pdf/text.pdf ), the organization increased its projection of 2010 GDP growth for the region to a ...

  • The 2009 Latin American Business Report
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    The 2009 Latin American Business Report

    2010-07-12T14:41:00Z

    In February, I reported on the financial results for the major players in the Latin American region, and noted that signs of an economic recovery were showing. (See “The Latin American Business Report,” CGI, February 2010, pp. 44–46.) This article presents an economic and industrial gas industry business summary for ...

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    The Latin American Business Report

    2010-02-08T12:56:00Z

    This report examines the financial results for the major players in the Latin American Region up to September of 2009. Business in Latin America, similar to the rest of the world, showed the effects of the reduced economic activity that followed the worldwide economic crisis that began in 2008. Fortunately, ...

  • Industrial Gases in Latin America — Facing the Slowdown
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    Industrial Gases in Latin America — Facing the Slowdown

    After an exceptionally good 2008, first quarter 2009 results of the main industrial gas companies in Latin America began to show the effect of the global slowdown in the region, and the exchange rate variations that followed. 

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    Latin American Business Report

    2009-02-22T16:04:00Z

    OVERALL RESULTS Favored by the strong growth of the world economy, record high commodity prices, and healthy internal consumption, industrial gas company sales in Latin America grew at double digit rates in the first nine months of 2008. The financial crisis that began with the US sub-prime credit crunch, ...