Nearly 200 countries struck an historic deal on October 14th in Kigali, Rwanda at the 28th meeting of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28), as the fight against global warming heated up.
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.
As the 2015 industrial gas year drew to a close, many of the ongoing trends within the industry – and externally – showed no signs of abating. Indeed, midway through 2016 these same dynamics appear to continue; though underlying growth in sales and volumes generally remains relatively strong, the global ...
gasworld explores what’s hot and expected to get warmer in the evolving global helium heatmap in 2016.