Nitrogen – An essential air gas


Nitrogen is one of the three primary air gases; it is produced in the air separation process, alongside oxygen and argon.

The gas serves some of the most profitable end-user sectors in the world, notably chemicals, petrochemicals and refining, and steel.

The food and beverage industry now also heavily relies on nitrogen, and liquefied nitrogen, for the preservation of food, and fast freezing and chilling.

Approximately 75% of nitrogen market sales are from the manufacturing sector, specifically chemicals, oil and gas, glass and steel segments. The remainder of sales are made up from the food and electronics sectors.

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