Air Products’ new AP-X® LNG technology placed on-stream


Air Products has announced that its new AP-X® liquefaction process technology has been successfully placed on-stream at the Qatargas 2 Train 4 expansion project.

The new technology increases single train LNG production capacity over the current generation of LNG process trains by approximately 50 percent.

This single LNG process train for the Qatargas 2 facility, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, is rated for an annual LNG production capacity of 7.8 million tpy, making it the first in a coming series of the world’s largest LNG process trains involving Air Products’ technology.

“Placing our new AP-X technology on-stream for the first time at an LNG facility is another major milestone for Air Products and the LNG industry. Air Products congratulates Qatargas on inaugurating and fully commissioning its world-class production facility,” said Stephen Jones, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy at Air Products.

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