The market of liquid carbon dioxide (LCO2) and dry ice, which has suffered a tight supply for several years, is now facing a more difficult situation for procurement, The Gas Review reports.
The Japanese magazine explains this is due to the extended turnaround period and troubles at the crude gas suppliers this year.
From May to June of this year, the crude gas suppliers implemented their periodical maintenance in nearly half of the plants across Japan. In Kyushu, the general turnaround over the production bases coincided with the same period.
In addition, some periodical maintenance schedules were extended, and unexpected troubles took place over the country.
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