Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has been selected as a technology licensor by Pertamina, the state-owned national oil & gas company of Indonesia.

The company will provide a licence and basic engineering for a hydrogen (H2) production unit, steam methane reformer (SMR), with a production capacity of 120,000 Nm3/h to be installed on Pertamina’s refinery site in Balikpapan, Borneo Island, Indonesia.

This contract is part of a Refinery Development Master Plan (RDMP) undertaken by Pertamina. The RDMP will increase the Balikpapan refinery’s crude processing capacity as well as enable production of cleaner fuels conforming to Euro 5 standard.

Air Liquide Engineering & Construction ́s full portfolio of H2 technologies and excellence in process experience combined with decades of operational experience ensures the competitiveness, reliability and long-term sustainability of the solutions for customers.

Domenico D’Elia, Senior Vice-President, Sales & Technology, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction commented, “ We appreciate the confidence Pertamina has placed in Air Liquide Engineering & Construction. This new contract further enhances our position as the leading technology provider for large scale hydrogen solutions in the refinery sector.”