- Russia and Ukraine were big suppliers of neon, krypton and xenon before the conflict.
- The Joint Research Centre warned of "severe" disruption in the rare-gas supply chain.
- However, a year later, chaos has been avoided due to rare-gas recycling and alternative gases usage.
- Efforts to reduce consumption and boost supply have stabilized the market.
- The rare-gas industry is now much less vulnerable to geopolitical risk.
How rare-gas supply adapted to Russia’s war
Despite concerns over rare-gas supply chain disruption due to the war in Ukraine, companies have avoided chaos, thanks to recycling, alternative gases usage, and market stabilization efforts.