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SCIPIG Wins Long-term Gas Contract in China

19.03.2014 -

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), a joint venture of U.S. gases manufacturer Praxair and French partner Air Liquide, has been awarded a 15-year contract to supply industrial gases to Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Co in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park.

As part of the deal to provide large volumes of pure oxygen for SECCO's sulfuric acid regeneration unit, SCIPIG will build a new 900 t/d air separation unit and an integrated liquefier at the Chinese site by 2015.

Along with increasing capacity, the investment will significantly reduce emissions and improve overall production efficiency of the petrochemical producer the joint venture said.

Additionally, SCIPIG will extend its pipeline network in the chemical industry park. The gases jv established in 2013 has production capacity for more than 200,000 cbm/hr of various industrial gases and claims to have one of the largest industrial gas production bases in China and Asia.

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