When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2016 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 $18bn.
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 ...
In the latest instalment of its regional markets series, gasworld Business Intelligence provides a snapshot of activity in the Mid-Atlantic industrial gas market, including Delware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
At the time of writing, the Central Asia region is understood to be in a situation of economic flux. Having been benefiting from modestly rising oil prices, benign global financing conditions and solid growth in the Euro Area, a June 2018 report from the World Bank described momentum easing in ...
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.
The industrial gas market of the US South West is the second-largest out of the eight regions of the country, just being eclipsed by the sprawling market of the neighboring South East region.
A growing market in need of more strategic sources, writes Intelligas Consulting’s Maura D. Garvey.
The three largest markets in the North America region are the US, Canada and Mexico, with these three markets generating around $23bn of industrial gas revenues in 2016, up from just over $22bn in 2015, writes Rob Cockerill.