Air ​Liquide ​Engineering ​& ​Construction ​signs contract ​with ​LNG ​supplier ​in ​the ​US
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
Air Liquide Engineering and Construction signs a new contract with Kinetrex Energy, the leading supplier of Liquefied ​Natural ​Gas ​in ​the ​Midwest ​US ​and ​an ​expert ​in ​clean ​fuel ​solutions.

Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has been selected by Kinetrex Energy to upgrade their North Plant LNG production unit in Indianapolis, IN, USA, by replacing the cold box with the Smartfin TM proprietary technology. This state-of-the-art, single mixed-refrigerant technology for small to medium scale plants will enable Kinetrex Energy to increase the plant capacity and leverage its existing assets for clean fuel solutions.

The upgraded ​LNG ​plant, ​using ​Air ​Liquide ​technology, ​is ​expected ​to ​start ​operation ​by ​the ​end ​of ​2018.

As a pioneer in LNG, Air Liquide has delivered more than 20 LNG liquefaction facilities worldwide over the past 50 years. Air Liquide successfully re-entered the LNG market in 2015 and has achieved commercial successes ​by ​leveraging ​its ​strong ​expertise ​in ​cryogenics ​and ​gas ​treatment.

Domenico ​D’Elia​, ​Vice ​President ​and ​Chairman ​of ​Air ​Liquide ​Engineering ​& ​Construction ​said​, “This cooperation with Kinetrex Energy marks an important milestone as we continue delivering dedicated technologies and facilities to the US LNG market. ​We are delighted to offer our customer such state-of-the-art ​technology ​and ​long-term, ​responsible ​solutions ​for ​the ​clean ​fuel ​sector.”

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