Air Products, World Energy, Honeywell to develop ‘world’s most advanced’ SAF hub


Air Products, World Energy and Honeywell have unveiled plans to build what they say will be the world’s first commercial scale and North America’s only sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility, featuring a new hydrogen plant, in Paramount, California.

Scheduled to be onstream in 2025, the $2bn development will take place at World Energy’s production and distribution hub in the sunshine state and will mark a key milestone in both the energy transition and the decarbonisation of aviation.

As part of the agreement, Air Products has extended its Southern California hydrogen pipeline network to supply hydrogen to the World Energy facility and to further increase supply reliability for its Southern Californian customers.

Speaking on the project plans, Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and CEO of Air Products, said, “This project is another pioneering moment in Air Products’ commitment to help support the energy transition.”

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