Bangkok Industrial Gas is to begin construction of a second H2 plant


Bangkok Industrial Gas (BIG), a joint venture between Thai investors and Air Products and Chemicals Inc, proceeds with plans to develop a second hydrogen (H2) plant in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, in line with the Thailand government’s strategy to promote the use of H2 as an alternative energy to fossil fuels. 

The ฿500m (Thai Baht) ($16m) investment will emphasise BIG’s role as Thailand’s largest H2 gas producer, supporting the growing industry, in particular, the petrochemical and refinery sectors in the European Economic Community (ECC).

Piyabut Charuphen, Managing Director of BIG, announced the start-up of the H2 plant at the ceremony held in Map Ta Phut industrial estate in Rayong, where the development budget is due to be spent.

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