Industrial Gases

As Quoted In Chemical Engineer

Total US industrial gas demand, including some captive consumption, will grow 4.9 percent annually through 2013. The petroleum and natural gas industry will remain the dominant and fastest growing market, driven by the massive amounts of hydrogen needed to produce cleaner-burning from increasingly impure crude oil, as required by law.

This study analyzes the $14.3 billion US industrial gas industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by market (e.g., petroleum and natural gas, metal processing, chemical processing, food and beverage processing) and product (e.g., hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, argon, helium, acetylene).

The study also considers market environment trends and indicators, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles six industry players, including Praxair, Air Products and Chemicals and Air Liquide.

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  1. Industrial Gases

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million)

      3. 3.3 Macroeconomic Outlook

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars)

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS

      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 MARKET, 1998-2008

      7. 3.7 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE INDUSTRIAL GAS SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand ubic feet)

      8. 3.8 Foreign Trade

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

      9. 3.9 World Demand

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    4. 4 SUPPLY & DEMAND

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      1. 4.1 General

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

      2. 4.2 Shipments & Production

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

      3. 4.3 Merchant & Captive Consumption

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        1. Table | MERCHANT & CAPTIVE INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Markets

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

        2. 4.4.1 Petroleum & Natural Gas

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

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

          3. Table | PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES

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

        3. 4.4.2 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS

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

          3. Table | PRIMARY METAL MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES

          4. Table | WELDING & FABRICATION MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES (million dollars)

        4. 4.4.3 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS*

          2. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES

        5. 4.4.4 Food & Beverage Processing

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          1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS

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

        6. 4.4.5 Electronics

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          1. Table | ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

          2. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES

        7. 4.4.6 Medical/Healthcare

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          1. Table | HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURES & MEDICAL FACILITIES

          2. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES

        8. 4.4.7 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR INDUSTRIAL GASES (million dollars)

    5. 5 HYDROGEN

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      1. 5.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | HYDROGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 5.2 Shipments & Production

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

      3. 5.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | VERAGE HYDROGEN SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 5.4 Markets

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

        2. 5.4.1 Petroleum Refining

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          1. Table | PETROLEUM REFINING MARKET FOR HYDROGEN

        3. 5.4.2 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR HYDROGEN*

        4. 5.4.3 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR HYDROGEN (million dollars)

      5. 5.5 Market Share

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    6. 6 NITROGEN

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      1. 6.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | NITROGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 6.2 Shipments & Production

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

      3. 6.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE NITROGEN SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 6.4 Markets

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

        2. 6.4.1 Petroleum & Natural Gas

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          1. Table | PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS MARKET FOR NITROGEN

        3. 6.4.2 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN

        4. 6.4.3 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN

        5. 6.4.4 Electronics

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          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR NITROGEN

        6. 6.4.5 Food Processing

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          1. Table | FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR NITROGEN (billion cubic feet)

        7. 6.4.6 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR NITROGEN

      5. 6.5 Market Share

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    7. 7 OXYGEN

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      1. 7.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | OXYGEN SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 7.2 Shipments & Production

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

      3. 7.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE OXYGEN SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 7.4 Markets

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

        2. 7.4.1 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR OXYGEN

        3. 7.4.2 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR OXYGEN

        4. 7.4.3 Medical/Healthcare

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          1. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR OXYGEN

        5. 7.4.4 Water Treatment

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          1. Table | WATER TREATMENT MARKET FOR OXYGEN

        6. 7.4.5 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR OXYGEN

      5. 7.5 Market Share

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    8. 8 CARBON DIOXIDE

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      1. 8.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 8.2 Shipments & Production

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        1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION

      3. 8.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE CARBON DIOXIDE SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand pubic feet)

      4. 8.4 Markets

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

        2. 8.4.1 Food Processing

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          1. Table | FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE

        3. 8.4.2 Beverage Processing

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          1. Table | BEVERAGE PROCESSING MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE

        4. 8.4.3 Oil & Gas Production

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

        5. 8.4.4 Water Treatment

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          1. Table | WATER TREATMENT MARKET FOR CARBON DIOXIDE

        6. 8.4.5 Other Markets

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

      5. 8.5 Market Share

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    9. 9 ARGON

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      1. 9.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | ARGON SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 9.2 Shipments & Production

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        1. Table | ARGON SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION

      3. 9.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE ARGON SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 9.4 Markets

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

        2. 9.4.1 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR ARGON

        3. 9.4.2 Electronics

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          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR ARGON

        4. 9.4.3 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR ARGON

      5. 9.5 Market Share

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    10. 10 HELIUM

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      1. 10.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | HELIUM SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 10.2 Shipments & Production

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        1. Table | HELIUM SHIPMENTS & PRODUCTION

      3. 10.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE HELIUM SHIPMENT PRICES (dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 10.4 Markets

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

        2. 10.4.1 Medical/Healthcare

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          1. Table | MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE MARKET FOR HELIUM (million cubic feet)

        3. 10.4.2 Electronics

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          1. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR HELIUM (million cubic feet)

        4. 10.4.3 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR HELIUM (million cubic feet)

        5. 10.4.4 Welding

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          1. Table | WELDING MARKET FOR HELIUM (million cubic feet)

        6. 10.4.5 Other Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR HELIUM

      5. 10.5 Market Share

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    11. 11 ACETYLENE

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      1. 11.1 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | ACETYLENE SUPPLY & DEMAND

      2. 11.2 Shipments & Production

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

      3. 11.3 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE ACETYLENE SHIPMENT PRICES dollars per thousand cubic feet)

      4. 11.4 Markets

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

        2. 11.4.1 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR ACETYLENE

        3. 11.4.2 Metal Fabrication

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          1. Table | METAL FABRICATION MARKET FOR ACETYLENE

      5. 11.5 Market Share

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    12. 12 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 12.1 General

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      2. 12.2 Market Share

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        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS SALES BY COMPANY, 2008* (million dollars)

        2. 12.2.1 Praxair

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        3. 12.2.2 Air Products and Chemicals

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        4. 12.2.3 Air Liquide

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        5. 12.2.4 Airgas

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        6. 12.2.5 Linde Group

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        7. 12.2.6 Other Suppliers

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      3. 12.3 Competitive Strategies

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      4. 12.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 12.5 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 12.6 Marketing

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      7. 12.7 Distribution

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        1. 12.7.1 Tonnage Distribution

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        2. 12.7.2 Merchant Liquid Distribution

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        3. 12.7.3 Cylinder & Packaged Gas Distribution

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      8. 12.8 Manufacturing

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        1. 12.8.1 Air Separation Technologies

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        2. 12.8.2 Other Production Technologies

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      9. 12.9 Company Profiles

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        1. 12.9.1 Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated

          $543.00

        2. 12.9.2 Airgas Incorporated

          $475.00

        3. 12.9.3 L'Air Liquide SA

          $301.00

        4. 12.9.4 Linde Group

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        5. 12.9.5 Praxair Incorporated

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        6. 12.9.6 Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation

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      10. 12.10 Additional Companies in the Industrial Gas Industry

        $82.00

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