‘Over the fence’ gas supplies on-stream in the Middle East


A new Air Separation Unit (ASU) and hydrogen production facility for Emirates Float Glass Company (EFG) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been brought on-stream by Ajwaa Gases Emirates Company LLC, a joint venture of Air Products and the Abdullah Hashim Group (AHG).

The new plant, built, operated and maintained by the joint venture, is the first ‘over the fence’ gas supply in the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi and one of the first in the Middle East.

Howard Castle-Smith, Vice President of Tonnage Gases, Equipment & Energy for Air Products Europe and the Middle East said, “We are very proud to have brought this new plant on stream to serve Emirates Float Glass, the biggest producer of float glass in the region.”

“This project is yet another example demonstrating our ability to deliver on time and to customer’s requirements. Our worldwide experience in designing, constructing and operating ASUs, coupled with AHG’s unrivalled regional operation and back-up product supply capabilities in the gulf region, make our joint venture the partner of choice for our clients.”

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