US CO2 Shortage: Talks of a tight supply continue


Second from the coronavirus, CO2 seems to be the hot topic dominating the US headlines at present, with floods of publications reporting suggestions of a CO2 shortage.

Speculation of such a shortage started last month with the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) submitting a letter to US Vice-President Mike Pence expressing concerns the economic hit caused by the pandemic could affect both the demand and production of CO2.

Coronavirus: CGA led coalition warns risk of CO2 shortage

The letter, which was signed by members of the CGA along with multiple food and beverage manufacturers, suggested that many manufacturers had paused production at CO2 plants due to diminished demand leading to limited access for industrial gas suppliers.

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