Maura D. Garvey

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    Helium supply swings again

    2018-11-01T16:45:00

    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 ...

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    The 2017 US merchant CO2 report

    2018-05-02T08:00:00

    A growing market in need of more strategic sources, writes Intelligas Consulting’s Maura D. Garvey.

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    The 2017 hydrogen report

    2018-03-01T13:51:00

    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.

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    The 2017 air gases market report

    2018-02-01T00:00:00

    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 ...

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    2017 global helium market

    2017-11-01T13:33:00

    Helium is a global commodity delivered though a complex supply chain. Diversity of sourcing and reliability of sourcing operations will be the drivers affecting level of helium supply and service by major gas companies, as Maura D. Garvey explains.

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    Helium: Qatar blockade and impact on the US distributor

    2017-09-01T00:00:00

    Saudi Arabia and its allies (UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, and the Maldives) imposed a land and sea blockade on Qatar that began June 5 and was then complicated by the June 23 list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting the trade and diplomatic embargo of the ...

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    Hydrogen report

    2017-06-30T00:00:00

    Industrial gas companies continue to supply large quantities of hydrogen through their on-site pipeline (OSP) business, which is used by oil and gas refineries, basic and specialty chemical manufacturers, and food processors.

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    Carbon dioxide short-term supply outlook

    2017-05-01T00:00:00

    Carbon dioxide is an important product to the industrial gas industry. Unlike oxygen, nitrogen and argon, carbon dioxide (CO2) is a byproduct of a main supplier’s operations, so understanding the dynamics of the industries supplying the feedstock is critical to understanding CO2 supply.

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    Shifts in merchant CO2

    2017-05-01T00:00:00

    The US carbon dioxide (CO2) merchant market is a key product of the industrial gas business, representing about $1.5bn in sales per year. The CO2 merchant market is served by a complex supply chain.

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    US argon market report

    2017-04-01T06:00:00

    Argon demand strengthened as we came out of the recession, but the uncertainty of the new political environment has left producers questioning how to manage that growth, possibly adding more issues and questions than before.

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    Non-conventional helium sourcing

    2017-01-04T00:01:00

    Helium in the US has historically been produced as a by-product of natural gas or from large reserves of methane and carbon dioxide (CO2). The tight global helium supply situation of 2012/13, together with the declining US helium reserves, caused helium prices to increase substantially.

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    US air gases market report

    2017-01-04T00:00:00

    The slowly improving economic landscape has led to an increase in demand for oxygen, nitrogen, and argon across various sectors, but especially along the US Gulf Coast where large volumes of gases are required by the chemicals industry.

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    The US packaged gas business

    2016-12-01T00:01:00

    Maura D. Garvey examines trends in the US packaged gases business in 2015/16, including a focus on the high pressure cylinders business.

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    CNG – A growing market for the industrial gas space

    2016-11-01T07:00:00

    Today, natural gas powers about 150,000 vehicles in the United States and roughly 15.2 million vehicles worldwide. Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are good choices for high-mileage, centrally fueled fleets and can be powered with compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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    US welding and cutting business report

    2016-10-03T09:41:00

    The industrial gas and hardgoods distribution business across the United States has been searching for growth since the economic downturn that began with the recession in late 2008. Welding and Cutting (W&C) gases and hardgoods are at the heart of the US distributor business. The 2016 market for the welding ...

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    The 2016 worldwide helium market

    2016-09-01T00:00:00

    The worldwide helium market demand in 2016 is about 5.9 billion cubic feet (Bcf) (see Figure 1). This is flat compared to 2015, and a decline of about 100 million cubic feet (mmcf) from five years ago due to demand destruction and global economic weakness.

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    US Industrial Gas Market Report – 2015

    2016-08-01T11:59:00

    The recovery of the industrial gas business from 2012 through 2014 was strong, five percent per year, driven by price and volume with manufacturing being a bright spot, a significant driver for the industrial gas (IG) industry. However, 2015 and 2016 have been hindered by a weakening manufacturing sector and ...

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    Hydrogen Growth Trends in 2016

    2016-07-01T07:00:00

    In this report, we focus on applications and growth trends in the merchant hydrogen business in the US. The increased emphasis on alternative energy schemes, such as fuel cells, appears to be the major driver behind demand in the US merchant hydrogen market, causing the liquid hydrogen capacity utilization rate ...

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    The US Medical Market – Trends in Market and Applications

    2016-06-01T22:10:00

    Investors Rejoice: Continued Growth in US Healthcare Sector

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    The US Merchant CO2 Report

    2016-05-01T00:07:00

    Maura D. Garvey of Intelligas Consulting examines the current market for merchant carbon dioxide in the US through its intricate supply chain, from sourcing to growing applications.

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