Industrial Gases: United States

This report forecasts US industrial gas demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: hydrogen and argon, nitrogen, fluorocarbons, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and other gases such as helium and acetylene.

Stated demand figures include the merchant, packaged, and captive markets for industrial gases. The merchant market refers to products delivered in bulk from supplier to customer via tanker truck or tube trailer, while packaged gases are distributed in cylinders or dewars. Captive consumption encompasses gases supplied by on-site plants and delivered through a pipeline.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016.

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