SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 13, 2009 05:00 ET

Air Products-Technip Alliance to Develop Hydrogen Facility for Exxon Mobil's Rotterdam Refinery, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - November 13, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Air Products & Chemicals Incorporated (NYSE:APD) (Allentown, Pennsylvania) has secured a contract to develop a large-scale hydrogen production facility in the Netherlands to supply hydrogen to Exxon Mobil Corporation's (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas) refinery in Rotterdam and other customers in the region. Air Products will develop the production unit through its global alliance with Technip SA (OTC:TKPPY) (Paris, France), the H2 Alliance. Scheduled for commissioning in the second half of 2011, the plant will employ advanced technology aimed at maximizing energy efficiency and reducing emissions. The unit will be connected through a four-mile pipeline to Air Products' existing 35-mile hydrogen pipeline network in Rotterdam, which connects the firm's hydrogen facilities to the chemical and refining industries in the region.

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