Oil Patch Bits: Air Liquide selected for Pertamina refinery in Indonesia
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction said Nov. 14 that it has been selected as a technology licensor by Pertamina, the state-owned national oil and gas company of Indonesia, engaged in the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors. Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide a license and basic engineering for a hydrogen production unit, steam methane reformer, with a production capacity of 120,000 Nm 3 /h to be installed on Pertamina’s refinery site in Balikpapan, Borneo Island, Indonesia.
This contract is part of a refinery development master plan undertaken by Pertamina. The RDMP will increase the Balikpapan refinery’s crude processing capacity as well as enable production of cleaner fuels conforming to Euro 5 standard.
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction ́s full portfolio of hydrogen technologies and excellence in process experience combined with decades of operational experience ensures the competitiveness, reliability and long-term sustainability of the solutions for customers.
Domenico D’Elia, senior vice president, sales and technology, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction commented, “We appreciate the confidence Pertamina has placed in Air Liquide Engineering & Construction. This new contract further enhances our position as the leading technology provider for large scale hydrogen solutions in the refinery sector.”
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction builds Air Liquide group production units, mainly air gas separation and hydrogen production units, and provides external customers with efficient, sustainable, customized technology and process solutions. Air Liquide Engineering & Construction’s core expertise in industrial gases, energy conversion and gas purification, enables customers to optimize natural resources.