Jun. 04, 2014News & Opinions
Air Liquide CEO and Chairman Benoît Potier succeeded Leif Johansson as chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) on June 1. Potier, who joined Air Liquide in 1981 and has been CEO since 1997, was elected ERT vice ...
May. 23, 2014News & Opinions
French industrial gases producer Air Liquide has acquired UK-based Scientific and Technical Gases (StG), a global supplier of calibration and specialty gases and equipment.
May. 21, 2014News & Opinions
El Dorado Chemical Co, the operator of a south Arkansas chemical plant that exploded in 2012, has filed a federal lawsuit in Oklahoma against Air Liquide, as supplier of industrial gas for the facility.
May. 15, 2014News & Opinions
Air Liquide is investing some $230 million to redevelop its Bayport, Texas, complex by 2015. Work is focusing on upgrades to the site's cogeneration units capable of generating both steam and electricity, with a minimum amount of wasted ...
May. 09, 2014Topics
Regaining a foothold - "Made in Germany" is often regarded as a symbol for quality. But quality has its price, and this a cross that the large plant contractors committee (AGAB) in the German Engineering Federation VDMA has always had to ...
Apr. 08, 2014News & Opinions
Because of technical challenges and limited infrastructure, carbon dioxide, used for years to force crude oil out of old wells, likely will not replace water in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) anytime soon, says General Electric (GE).
Mar. 19, 2014News & Opinions
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 ...
Mar. 14, 2014News & Opinions
French industrial gases producer Air Liquide has started up a new nitrogen gases plant at Tioga, North Dakota, in the U.S. The new facility will increase supply to drilling operations in the oil-rich Bakken reserves.
Mar. 10, 2014News & Opinions
Air Liquide has fully absorbed its German engineering subsidiaries Lurgi and Zimmer. Going forward, the two companies added to the French industrial gases group's portfolio in 2007 will be known as Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions.
Aug. 02, 2013News & Opinions
Hedge fund manager William Ackman unveiled his biggest bet ever on Wednesday, a $2.2 billion play on Air Products that the billionaire trader kept secret for two months.
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