Tag: Ammonia

Natural gas: New industrial projects driving demand even higher

Natural gas: New industrial projects driving demand even higher

Large Gulf Coast methanol and fertilizer plants will be big consumers of natural gas Industrial natural gas consumption has grown steadily since 2009, reversing a decade-old decline, as relatively low prices  supported using natural gas as a feedstock for the production of bulk chemicals. Industrial facilities, including methanol plants and ammonia- or urea-based fertilizer plants, consumed […]

American industrial demand for natural gas rising

American industrial demand for natural gas rising

Industry will account for almost one-third of American natural gas demand Natural gas for power generation and LNG exports may dominate water cooler discussions in the energy sector, but analysts with consultancy Black & Veatch say industrial demand shouldn’t be ignored. Michael Dickson and Denny Yeung, writing in the July issue of Energy Strategies Report, say the […]