Regional Analysis

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Regional markets: Focus on Pacific Rim

2019-09-16T16:13:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

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

The Great Lakes Report


The Great Lakes Report, incorporating Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio.


The Southwest Report


Incorporating Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Air Gases

Steady growth for the industrial gas business

2019-08-01T06:00:00+01:00By Maura D. Garvey

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 ...


The Southeast Report


Incorporating Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Regional Markets, focus on South America

Focus on South America

2019-06-21T06:00:00+01:00By Eduardo Pelitti, published in gasworld magazine

The industrial gases market after the Linde-Praxair merger facing slow economic growth, writes Eduardo Pelitti.


Player trends and growth prospects

2019-06-03T15:40:00+01:00By Maura D. Garvey

Healthcare makes up approximately one-sixth of the US economy and impacts everyone directly as we all have health care needs.

CO2 Cylinders

Shifts in shares and sources

2019-05-06T06:00:00+01:00By Maura D. Garvey

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.

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Focus on North America

2019-05-01T05:00:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

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.

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US hydrogen growth trends

2019-04-01T10:45:00+01:00By Maura D. Garvey

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.


Focus on Europe

2019-03-04T11:11:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

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.


The rare gas market begins to stabilize

2019-03-01T14:58:00+00:00By Dick Betzendahl

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.

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