Air Products’s sixth air separation unit (ASU) has come onstream in Chandler, Arizona, USA. The new unit is capable of producing over two million standard cubic feet per hour of gaseous nitrogen and over 20,000 standard cubic feet per hour of high purity oxygen.
Air Products’ AP-X Natural Gas Liquefaction Process technology and equipment will be used for the first phase of Qatar Petroleum’s North Field East project in Qatar. The project will comprise of four new LNG process units and each of them will possess a production capacity of 7.8 million tonnes per year.
Under a Strategic Cooperation Agreement, Thyssenkrupp will supply its technology, specific engineering, equipment and technical services to the water electrolysis plants which will be developed to produce green hydrogen. The water electrolysis plants will be built, owned and operated by Air Products.
Air Products will be supplying carbon monoxide, hydrogen and steam produced from the new facility to Huntsman’s industrial operations in Geismar, Louisiana. The company’s steam methane reformer is also connected to the world’s largest hydrogen plant and pipeline network system.
Under his new role, Imtiaz Mahtab will be in charge of managing and growing Air Products’ industrial gases operations and partnerships in the Middle East region. He has also been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Air Products Qudra.
The two industrial giants Air Products and Haldor Topsoe have signed a global Alliance Agreement. The companies plan to collaborate in the development of potential projects and the combination of their expertise on large-scale ammonia, methanol and/or dimethyl ether plants to be developed and built globally.
Air Products has acquired five steam methane reformer hydrogen production plants in the US from PBF Energy. The acquired units offer a combined production capacity of almost 300 million standard cubic feet per day.
Under the terms of the agreement, Air Products will acquire five hydrogen steam methane reformer production plants from PBF Energy and also provide long-term hydrogen supply to the energy firm. The plants are located in California and Delaware and have a combined production capacity of nearly 300 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen.
Located in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, the new industrial gas hub will comprise a steam methane reformer, an air separation unit, hydrogen pressure swing adsorption units, and the installation of comprehensive pipeline networks.
Air Products has entered into an agreement with Gulf Coast Ammonia (GCA) under which the US firm will build, own and operate a steam methane reformer to produce hydrogen, an air separation unit to supply nitrogen; and will own and operate a steam turbine generator to supply power to GCA’s new ammonia production facility.