Matheson Global HyCO Peru seals hydrogen and nitrogen contract with Petroperu


Matheson Tri-Gas recently sealed a 20-year contract with Peru national oil company Pertroperu for the supply of hydrogen, gas, steam and nitrogen gas, according to online gas review.

The contract was executed through group company Matheson Global HyCO Peru, and marks the first time a Nippon Sanso Holdings group company has developed business in Peru.

Hydrogen, steam and nitrogen will be supplied from a new HyCO plant and nitrogen plant at the Talara refinery (Minister of Energy and Mines, Alessandra Herrera Jara, carried out a technical inspection, pictured), which Matheson Global HyCO Peru operates and maintains. The hydrogen plant has been completed and is scheduled ot start operations, while trials at the nitrogen plant have already started.

Full operation of the refinery and supply of the gases are expected to start early 2023. In future, carbon dioxide (CO2) from the raw materials in the HyCO plant may be utilised. 

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