Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has just signed a new equipment supply contract with Yulin Energy and Chemical Corporation of Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group, a large energy and chemical company in China.
Under the terms of the contract, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will design and build for Yanchang Yulin two large air separation units (ASU) with an oxygen capacity of 1,800 tons per day each, to supply oxygen and nitrogen widely used in the chemical industry, for the customer’s mega Methanol-to-Olefin project located in Jingbian Energy & Chemical Integration Industrial Park, Shaanxi Province. The new Air Separation Units will be built by using Air Liquide’s expertise and best-in-class technologies which enable to maximize energy efficiency.
Air Liquide has a long standing partnership with Yanchang Group, the fourth largest energy company in China and one of the Fortune Global 500 enterprises. In the 2014, Air Liquide Engineering and Construction delivered two ASUs of 1,440 tons per day each to Yanchang-Jingbian Phase I Project. Two additional ASUs of 1,400 tons per day each are currently under construction to supply oxygen “over the fence”* to Yanchang for its project Yanan.
Domenico D’Elia, Vice President and Chairman of Air Liquide Engineering & Construction said, “We are very proud to be selected again by Yanchang Yulin Energy and Chemical for its on-going Yanchang-Jingbian Project. We believe that state-of-the-art technologies, supply reliability and safety record, among other factors, were key to winning this business. The new contract reaffirms the value of our solutions to our customers".
*Over the fence: built, owned and operated by Air LIquide
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