Processing Magazine

World''s Largest Hydrogen Pipeline Supply Network

October 13, 2010
PRNewswire reports, Air Products has announced plans to construct a new 180-mile long pipeline connecting its existing Louisiana and Texas hydrogen pipeline systems, creating the world''s largest hydrogen plant and pipeline supply network. This integrated pipeline system will unite over 20 hydrogen plants and over 600 miles of pipelines to supply the Louisiana and Texas refinery and petrochemical industries with over one billion cubic feet of hydrogen per day. The new Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline network is expected to be operational in mid-2012. The new pipeline extension, which is in the project development phase, will connect Air Products'' Texas facilities to the Louisiana system near Baton Rouge. Once complete, Air Products'' hydrogen pipeline supply network will stretch from the Houston Ship Channel in Texas to New Orleans, La.