Linde to build synthesis gas plant for BASF in China

Linde to build synthesis gas plant for BASF in China

Linde Engineering has signed an agreement with BASF for the engineering, procurement and construction of a synthesis gas plant in Zhanjiang, China.

John van der Velden, Senior Vice President Global Sales & Technology at Linde Engineering, said, “Linde Engineering’s one-stop solution for BASF combines state-of-the-art technology with a comprehensive EPC execution package. Our long-standing relationship and understanding of our customers’ needs has enabled us to develop a tailor-made package of technology and services which will support their growth in China.”

Linde Engineering will implement the newly awarded contract in a consortium together with its Chinese partner East China Engineering Science and Technology Co. (ECEC).

The two companies have previously worked together in the design and construction of several Rectisol® Acid Gas Removal units in China. For the new BASF project, Linde will be acting as consortium leader, including the provision of basic engineering and key equipment and ECEC will be responsible for detailed design and construction.

Linde Engineering brings more than 30 years of experience in the partial oxidation (POX) of hydrocarbon feedstocks to serve its customers. It has installed over 300 hydrogen and syngas plants with various process units including steam methane reformers, amin wash units and pressure swing adsorption plants.

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