When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2018 the region had for the first time in history eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest industrial gas market in the world, at a value of almost $20bn.
The Great Lakes Report, incorporating Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio.
Announcements of domestic air separation unit (ASU) and liquefaction builds and expansions for startup through 2022 indicate that the US air gases business has steadily been improving. By the end of 2019, seven new or expanded ASUs with liquefaction will come on-line with an additional seven ASUs planned to come ...
Incorporating Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Healthcare makes up approximately one-sixth of the US economy and impacts everyone directly as we all have health care needs.
Within the US merchant carbon dioxide (CO2) market, changes to patterns in CO2 sourcing and changes in demand regionally, continued to reshape the business in 2019 as they have over the past decade.
The three largest markets in the North America region are the US, Canada and Mexico, with these three markets generating just under $24.7bn in 2018, up from just over $23.3bn in 2017.
Hydrogen remains a solid growth platform for the industrial gas industry. Industrial gas companies supply large quantities of hydrogen through their on-site pipeline (OSP) business that are used by oil and gas refineries, basic and specialty chemical manufacturers, and food processors.
In many ways, the timing for this month’s focus on the Europe market could not be more apt – growth forecasts in Europe have recently been released and the EU looks set to lose one of its members in the UK as ‘Brexit’ comes to fruition.
Rare gases had a good 2018. We saw a stabilization of prices for xenon, a slight decline in neon and a slight increase in krypton, but no wild swings as in many of the past years.