Air Liquide starts new air separation unit in Geismar, Louisiana

13 February 2012 22:14  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Air Liquide has started a new air separation unit (ASU) at its Geismar facility in Louisiana, the company said on Monday.

The unit will increase the site’s capacity of nitrogen, oxygen and argon. The company did not provide specific capacity amounts.

Company officials were not available for comment.

The unit began commercial production in October 2011.

Its products are delivered to customers via ground transportation as well as the company’s Mississippi River Pipeline system.

“The new ASU is one of three at Air Liquide’s facility in Geismar,” the company said. “The first ASU became operational in October of 1999, and the second in February of 2000.”

By: Bobbie Clark
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