By Kevin Baker, Chief Operating Officer of Universal Industrial Gases (UIG) and former director or marketing for Air Products, North America Gases.
Linde North America has achieved a significant construction milestone in its progress to build its newest air separation unit (ASU) in Adel, Georgia.
The annual turnover of the whole gas separation plants industry in China hit a record high of RMB 18.2bn ($2.89bn) in 2017, an increase of around 25% over 2016.
Guangzhou Guanggang Gases and Energy Co. Ltd has signed a cooperation agreement with the Project Department of Shenzhen LNG Co. Ltd of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for an air separation plant (ASU) utilising the coldness of LNG.
Ghani Gases Ltd. has scheduled the setup of a third state-of-the-art 120 TPD ASU plant at Lahore, Pakistan.
Vietnam Japan Gas Joint Stock Company (VJG), the Vietnamese subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), is constructing a new air separation unit (ASU) in southern Vietnam.
SIAD Macchine Impianti (MI) has won a major order for the supply of three cryogenic air separation units (ASUs) for the Amursky Gas Processing Plant project in the region of Amur in Russia.
Air Liquide and integrated energy and chemical company Sasol have today officially inaugurated the world’s largest oxygen (O2) production plant in South Africa.
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is increasing its presence in California with the construction of a new liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) production facility and the expansion of an air separation unit (ASU).
Construction work is expected to begin this spring on the $100m upgrade to Linde LLC’s industrial gases plant in Delaware, US, which will see its merchant liquid and gaseous product production capabilities increased.
Air Products is to build several large air separation units (ASUs), hydrogen (H2) and compressed dry air plants and a bulk specialty gas supply yard in Western China as part of a contract with Samsung Electronics’.
Kaifeng Air Separation Group (KFAS), based in Kaifeng city of Henan province of China, has signed a contract for two sets of 60000 Nm3/h air separation plant - a big order for the start of 2018.