Air Products to build word-scale liquid hydrogen plant in Texas


Air Products has revealed plans to build a new liquid hydrogen (H2) plant at its La Porte, Texas industrial gas facility to meet increasing product demand from several customer markets.

The liquid H2 plant will produce approximately 30 tonnes per day, will draw its H2 to be liquefied from Air Products’ existing Gulf Coast H2 pipeline system network, and is to be onstream in 2021.

“The investment in this new liquid H2 production facility in Texas will assist with meeting current customer demand, as well as capture the increased growth that we see coming from several markets,” explained Marie Ffolkes, President of Americas at Air Products. “Logistically, our La Porte plant has several operational benefits which make the site selection for this new facility a good choice.”

“We are confident with this additional capacity that we will be able to meet the projected growing liquid H2 needs coming from the varied industries in the United States for which a reliable source of this product is vitally important to our customers’ manufacturing operations.”

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