Chart Industries Inc. Energy and Chemicals business group have received two orders for large brazed aluminium plate fin exchangers from Air Products and Chemicals Inc.

Both orders call for multiple units to be used in the processing of liquefied natural gas (LNG). One order fulfils part of Air Products' contract with Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited (II) (Qatargas II), for its LNG Facility Expansion Project (Train V) at Ras Laffan, which will tap Qatar's North Field.

The second order for Chart will fulfil part of Air Products' contract with Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. LTD (II) for Train VI in Qatar. Shipment for the RasGas (II) heat exchangers is planned for the second quarter of 2006.

The plate fin heat exchangers will be used in the nitrogen refrigeration system of Air Products' AP-XTM natural gas liquefaction process. Currently, Air Products' AP-X LNG process production is 50% larger than any other LNG plant currently in operation.

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