Air Liquide Announces $160 Million Upgrade Plan to Aid Eastman Expansion

Air Liquide announces a long-term supply agreement with Eastman Chemical Company to provide additional gaseous oxygen, nitrogen and syngas supporting Eastman’s growth and production in Longview, Texas. Air Liquide will invest more than 160 million U.S. dollars to modernize existing assets and build a new Air Separation Unit (ASU) and Partial Oxidation Unit (POX). With … Read more

Air Liquide to Acquire 16 ASUs from Sasol for $510 million

Sasol Ltd. has signed an exclusive negotiation agreement for Air Liquide to acquire the biggest oxygen-production site in the world located in Secunda in South Africa. The agreement is in line with Sasol’s plan to reduce its emissions of CO2. In this context, Air Liquide would operate the 16 air separation units (ASU) of this … Read more

Air Liquide to Invest $114M in NLMK’s Site in Russia

Air Liquide, a French industrial gas producer entered a new long-term partnership with Russian steel producer NLMK to construct a state-of-the-art air separation unit (ASU).  Under the agreement, Air Liquide will make an investment of nearly €100 million ($114 million) in NLMK’s flagship site in Lipetsk, Russia.  In addition, it will build an air separation … Read more

Air Liquide to Invest $100M for Gas Supply to SDI in Texas

Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), one of the largest steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, to supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to SDI’s new Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel mill in Sinton, Texas. To support the new agreement, Air Liquide plans to invest over … Read more

Air Liquide in Exclusive Talks with Messer to Sell its Entities in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Air Liquide announced on Tuesday that it has entered into exclusive negotiations, with Messer, regarding the divestment of its entities in Czech Republic and Slovakia. Air Liquide started operating in Slovakia in 2000 and Czech Republic in 2001. Today, both locations total 53 employees, with office locations in Prague and Trnava. This decision illustrates Air … Read more

Air Liquide is Exploring the Possible Sale of Schülke

Air Liquide said it was examining the possible sale of its German unit Schuelke. The Group intends to continue to develop its healthcare activities, while providing schülke with the best opportunities for its long-term development. “Being at the very preliminary stage of this process, different scenarios are being reviewed and no assurance can be given … Read more

Air Liquide Signs $140M Supply Agreement with ExxonMobil-Sabic JV and will Build New ASU

Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), a 50/50 joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC, to supply oxygen and nitrogen from its industrial gas pipeline network to GCGV’s planned ethane cracker facility located near Corpus Christi, in Texas. To support the new agreement and additional volumes, Air Liquide plans … Read more

Air Liquide Expands Supply Agreement with LyondellBasell

Air Liquide announced today that it has expanded its utilities supply agreement with LyondellBasell for its new propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) project in the Houston area. This agreement comes in addition to the long-term contract already signed with LyondellBasell to supply oxygen for this project, which will be the world’s largest … Read more

Shell joins as partner in W2C Rotterdam project

The consortium of Air Liquide, Nouryon, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam – has announced on Friday that Shell will join as a partner in Europe’s first advanced waste to chemicals facility in Rotterdam, Netherlands. In the proposed commercial – scale waste – to – chemicals (W2C) project, Shell will become an equity partner.  “We … Read more

Air Liquide to build membrane-based electrolyzer plant to produce carbon-free hydrogen in Canada

Air Liquide announced the construction of the world’s largest PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer in Canada with a capacity of 20 megawatts (MW) for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. This investment enables the Group to reaffirm its long-term commitment to the energy markets for hydrogen and its ambition to be a major player in the … Read more