One of the region’s thought to be a point of contention in the proposed merger of equals of Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG is South America. This is also a region in the headlines of late for its economic struggles, with President Trump’s newly announced trade tariff (25%) on steel ...
Industrial gas companies continue to supply large quantities of hydrogen through their onsite pipeline (OSP) business used by oil and gas refineries, basic and specialty chemical manufacturers, and food processors, writes Maura D. Garvey.
In this month’s regional market series, gasworld Business Intelligence focuses on Eastern Europe. The region has experienced better growth than its Western neighbour, chiefly due to the fact many more emerging markets are found in the East.
Announcements of domestic air separation unit and liquefaction builds and expansions for start-up through 2021 indicate that the US air gases business will be steady but not strong. This is still an improvement from earlier in the decade when economic recessions only allowed improvements to those capacities from de-bottlenecking and ...
For the first instalment of gasworld’s 2018 series of US regional market reports, gasworld Business Intelligence focuses on the dynamics and market prospects for the industrial gases business in the West Coast.
A recent report by a leader in global finance, PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC), suggests that by 2050 India will be the second-largest economy in the world, in terms of GDP based on purchasing power parity.
Incorporating Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. By James Barr.
After a slight decline in 2015, the US industrial gas market returned to growth in 2016 by posting total revenues of $20bn – growth of 2%. The key event of 2016 was of course the completion of the Airgas acquisition, by Air Liquide. This propelled Air Liquide to become the ...
In 2016, the North African industrial gases business – incorporating Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia – generated revenues of $330m, up from $150m in 2006, indicating an average annual growth rate of just over 8%.
In 2016, the Southern African industrial gases business generated revenues of $535m, which is up from $210m in 2006, indicating an average annual growth rate of just over 8%.