Praxair starts up hydrogen plant at BP’s Indiana refinery

17 November 2010 16:42  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS)--Praxair has started up a 200m standard cubic feet/day hydrogen plant at BP’s refinery in Whiting, Indiana, the US-based industrial gases major said on Wednesday.

BP would use the hydrogen to produce ultra-low-sulphur gasoline and diesel fuels, Praxair said without disclosing investment details.

BP’s Whiting refinery has a processing capacity of 405,000 bbl/day, according to information on BP’s website.

Worldwide, Praxair operates 40 hydrogen production facilities and seven hydrogen pipeline systems.

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