For some, the carbon dioxide (CO2) shortages of 2018 in Europe and Mexico will live long in the memory. For the media and public at large, it was a ‘storm in a pint glass’. For many end-users it became a crisis in their operations.
For our industry, it was perhaps just a reminder of the supply chain vulnerabilities we have long known about.
There have been a number of shortages over the last decade or so, indeed I’ve been at gasworld for nearly 12 years now and I’ve been aware of 3-4 different CO2 shortages – but none had ever been at the scale that we saw in 2018.
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