Industrial Gases

US industrial gas demand will grow 3.6 percent annually through 2010. Best opportunities will remain in the key petroleum and natural gas market while faster growth will occur in smaller volume uses such as electronics and healthcare. Hydrogen will continue as the most valuable market while argon will be the fastest growing gas.

This study analyzes the $8.4 billion US industrial gas industry. It presents historical demand data 1995, 2000 and 2005 and forecasts to 2010 and 2015 by type (e.g., nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, argon, helium, acetylene); delivery method and market (e.g., petroleum and natural gas, metal processing, chemical processing, electronics, food and beverage processing, medical/healthcare).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 7 major players including Praxair, Air Products and Chemicals, Air Liquide, and Linde Group.

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  1. Industrial Gases

    $4,400.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $118.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 2000 - 2015

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,031.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Demographic Trends

        $122.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million) 1995 - 2015

      3. 3.3 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $145.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 1995 - 2015

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS 1995 - 2015

      5. 3.5 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

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        1. 3.5.1 Government Agencies & Regulations

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        2. 3.5.2 Trade Organizations

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      6. 3.6 Historical Market Trends

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        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS SHIPMENTS, 1995-2005

      7. 3.7 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      8. 3.8 Foreign Trade

        $86.00

        1. Table | US FOREIGN TRADE IN INDUSTRIAL GASES (billion cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      9. 3.9 World Demand

        $82.00

    4. 4 SUPPLY & DEMAND

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      1. 4.1 General

        $86.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

      2. 4.2 Shipments

        $156.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (billion cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      3. 4.3 Markets

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        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 4.3.1 Petroleum & Natural Gas

          $406.00

          1. Table | PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS SUPPLY & DEMAND (million barrels) 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

          3. Table | PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

          4. Table | OIL & GAS PRODUCTION MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES* 1995 - 2015

        3. 4.3.2 Metal Processing

          $380.00

          1. Table | METAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

          3. Table | PRIMARY METAL MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

          4. Table | WELDING & FABRICATION MARKETS FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

        4. 4.3.3 Chemical Processing

          $206.00

          1. Table | CHEMICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

        5. 4.3.4 Electronics

          $182.00

          1. Table | ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

        6. 4.3.5 Food & Beverage Processing

          $207.00

          1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

        7. 4.3.6 Medical/Healthcare

          $136.00

          1. Table | HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURES & MEDICAL FACILITIES 1995 - 2015

          2. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES 1995 - 2015

        8. 4.3.7 Other Markets

          $116.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND IN OTHER MARKETS 1995 - 2015

    5. 5 NITROGEN

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      1. 5.1 Supply & Demand

        $89.00

        1. Table | NITROGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 5.2 Shipments & Production

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        1. Table | NITROGEN SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (billion cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      3. 5.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | NITROGEN GAS PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 5.4 Markets

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        1. Table | NITROGEN DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 5.4.1 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

        3. 5.4.2 Electronics

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          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

        4. 5.4.3 Petroleum & Gas

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          1. Table | PETROLEUM & GAS MARKET FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

        5. 5.4.4 Metal Processing

          $82.00

          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

        6. 5.4.5 Food Processing

          $213.00

          1. Table | FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

        7. 5.4.6 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR NITROGEN 1995 - 2015

      5. 5.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    6. 6 OXYGEN

      $892.00

      1. 6.1 Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | OXYGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 6.2 Shipments & Production

        $83.00

        1. Table | OXYGEN SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (billion cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      3. 6.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | OXYGEN PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 6.4 Markets

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        1. Table | OXYGEN DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 6.4.1 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR OXYGEN 1995 - 2015

        3. 6.4.2 Medical/Healthcare

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          1. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR OXYGEN 1995 - 2015

        4. 6.4.3 Water Treatment

          $105.00

          1. Table | WATER TREATMENT MARKET FOR OXYGEN 1995 - 2015

        5. 6.4.4 Chemical Processing

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR OXYGEN 1995 - 2015

        6. 6.4.5 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR OXYGEN 1995 - 2015

      5. 6.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    7. 7 HYDROGEN

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      1. 7.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | HYDROGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 7.2 Shipments & Production

        $82.00

        1. Table | HYDROGEN SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (billion cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      3. 7.3 Pricing Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | HYDROGEN PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 7.4 Markets

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        1. Table | HYDROGEN DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 7.4.1 Petroleum Refining

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          1. Table | PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR HYDROGEN 1995 - 2015

        3. 7.4.2 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR HYDROGEN* 1995 - 2015

        4. 7.4.3 Other Markets

          $184.00

          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR HYDROGEN 1995 - 2015

      5. 7.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    8. 8 CARBON DIOXIDE

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      1. 8.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 8.2 Shipments & Production

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (thousand tons) 1995 - 2015

      3. 8.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 8.4 Markets

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 8.4.1 Food Processing

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          1. Table | FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE 1995 - 2015

        3. 8.4.2 Beverage Processing

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          1. Table | BEVERAGE PROCESSING MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE 1995 - 2015

        4. 8.4.3 Oil & Gas Production

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          1. Table | OIL & GAS PRODUCTION MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE 1995 - 2015

        5. 8.4.4 Water Treatment

          $82.00

          1. Table | WATER TREATMENT MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE 1995 - 2015

        6. 8.4.5 Other Markets

          $216.00

          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR CARBON DIOXIDE (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

      5. 8.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    9. 9 ARGON

      $530.00

      1. 9.1 Supply & Demand

        $86.00

        1. Table | ARGON SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 9.2 Shipments & Production

        $93.00

        1. Table | ARGON SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION 1995 - 2015

      3. 9.3 Pricing Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | ARGON PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 9.4 Markets

        $275.00

        1. Table | ARGON DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 9.4.1 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR ARGON 1995 - 2015

        3. 9.4.2 Electronics

          $82.00

          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR ARGON 1995 - 2015

        4. 9.4.3 Other Markets

          $98.00

          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR ARGON 1995 - 2015

      5. 9.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    10. 10 HELIUM

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      1. 10.1 Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | HELIUM SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 10.2 Shipments

        $82.00

        1. Table | HELIUM SHIPMENTS 1995 - 2015

      3. 10.3 Pricing Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | HELIUM PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 10.4 Markets

        $383.00

        1. Table | HELIUM DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 10.4.1 Medical/Healthcare

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR HELIUM 1995 - 2015

        3. 10.4.2 Welding

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          1. Table | WELDING MARKET FOR HELIUM 1995 - 2015

        4. 10.4.3 Chemical Processing

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR HELIUM 1995 - 2015

        5. 10.4.4 Electronics

          $82.00

          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR HELIUM 1995 - 2015

        6. 10.4.5 Other Markets

          $114.00

          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR HELIUM 1995 - 2015

      5. 10.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    11. 11 ACETYLENE

      $485.00

      1. 11.1 Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | ACETYLENE SUPPLY & DEMAND 1995 - 2015

      2. 11.2 Shipments & Production

        $126.00

        1. Table | ACETYLENE SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION (million cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      3. 11.3 Pricing Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | ACETYLENE PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet) 1995 - 2015

      4. 11.4 Markets

        $241.00

        1. Table | ACETYLENE DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1995 - 2015

        2. 11.4.1 Chemical Processing

          $135.00

          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR ACETYLENE 1995 - 2015

        3. 11.4.2 Metal Fabrication

          $83.00

          1. Table | METAL FABRICATION MARKET FOR ACETYLENE 1995 - 2015

      5. 11.5 Market Share

        $82.00

    12. 12 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $3,868.00

      1. 12.1 General

        $91.00

      2. 12.2 Market Share

        $320.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS SALES BY COMPANY, 2005* (million dollars)

        2. 12.2.1 Praxair

          $82.00

        3. 12.2.2 Air Products and Chemicals

          $82.00

        4. 12.2.3 Air Liquide

          $82.00

        5. 12.2.4 Linde Group

          $82.00

        6. 12.2.5 Other Leading Suppliers

          $82.00

      3. 12.3 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      4. 12.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $155.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 12.5 Cooperative Agreements

        $208.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 12.6 Production Technology

        $545.00

        1. 12.6.1 Air Separation

          $386.00

        2. 12.6.2 Other Production Methods

          $129.00

      7. 12.7 Marketing

        $82.00

      8. 12.8 Distribution

        $217.00

      9. 12.9 Company Profiles

        $2,213.00

        1. 12.9.1 Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated

          $411.00

        2. 12.9.2 Airgas Incorporated

          $386.00

        3. 12.9.3 L'Air Liquide SA

          $339.00

        4. 12.9.4 Linde Group

          $336.00

        5. 12.9.5 Messer Group GmbH

          $82.00

        6. 12.9.6 Praxair Incorporated

          $471.00

        7. 12.9.7 Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation

          $213.00

      10. 12.10 Additional Companies in the Study

        $82.00

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