Processing Magazine

Air Products & Chemicals buys Texas hydrogen plant

September 3, 2009
According to the Associated Press, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. has paid an undisclosed amount for a new hydrogen facility expected to be operational by March of next year. Air Products bought the steam methane reformer hydrogen facility under construction in Corpus Christi, Texas, from MarkWest Energy Partners LP. The facility will produce over 30 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen, said Air Products, which Air Products will deliver to MarkWest. MarkWest, in turn, will deliver hydrogen to local refineries.