Air Liquide to invest €130m in two new ASUs


Air Liquide will invest around €130m ($150.2m) for the construction of two state-of-the-art Air Separation Units (ASUs) in Russia.

The Tier One corporation has signed a long-term contract with steel producer Evraz for the supply of oxygen (O2), nitrogen (N2) and argon (Ar) in Novokuznetsk. The two ASUs will improve energy efficiency and the overall environmental footprint of the production process.

Air Liquide will design, build, own and operate two new ASUs of 1,500 tonnes per day of O2 each at Evraz ZSMK site in Novokuznetsk. Air Liquide will bring to Evraz its world class expertise in industrial gas supply. The Air Liquide Engineering and Construction teams will bring their state-of-the-art technologies for these two large ASUs, thereby providing improved efficiencies, reliability and safety.

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