USA: Industrial Gases Linde Starts Up Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide Unit
Under a long term agreement, Linde will supply oxygen, nitrogen and carbon monoxide from its hydrogen and carbon monoxide unit as well as a new air separation plant to Celanese. The plants will also supply hydrogen to Linde’s other customers via its U.S. Gulf Coast pipeline.
Guildford/UK – Linde has recently announced that it has started up a state-of-the-art hydrogen and carbon monoxide facility in Clear Lake, Texas, as well as a new air separation unit in La Porte, Texas. The plants will supply oxygen, nitrogen and carbon monoxide to Celanese, under a previously announced long-term agreement, and hydrogen to other customers via Linde's U.S. Gulf Coast pipeline system.
The new air separation unit is also connected to Linde's nitrogen and oxygen pipeline network which enables safe and reliable supply to Celanese as well as other customers in the area.
"We are proud to be a key supplier to Celanese and further strengthen our relationship through various long-term projects with this world-class company," said Jeff Barnhard, Vice President South Region, Linde. "The new plants, along with our pipeline network, are uniquely positioned to safely and reliably supply Celanese and other valued customers in the U.S. Gulf Coast. These projects will also support our merchant liquid business customers in the region."