Huntsman awards carbon monoxide, hydrogen supply contract to Air Products
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — Air Products and Huntsman announced they have signed a long-term agreement for Air Products to build, own and operate a new steam methane reformer (SMR) and cold box in Geismar, Louisiana. The Air Products facilities, targeted to be onstream in January of 2020, will supply hydrogen, carbon monoxide (CO) and steam to Huntsman's Geismar operations.
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The new facility, to be located on land leased from Huntsman, will produce approximately 6.5 MMscfd of CO, 50 MMscfd of hydrogen, and up to 50,000 pounds per hour of steam. There is also the ability for the facility to be expanded to increase CO in the future to support additional growth.
Beyond supply to Huntsman's production facility in Geismar, Air Products' new plant will also be connected to its Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline and network system (GCP). Dedicated in 2012, the 600-mi pipeline span is the world's largest hydrogen plant and pipeline network system. The GCP stretches from the Houston Ship Channel in Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana, and supplies customers with over 1.4 Bft of hydrogen per day from over 22 hydrogen production facilities.
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