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SCIPIG awarded long term gas supply contract

Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Praxair, Inc. has recently been awarded a 15 year industrial gases supply contract through its subsidiary Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG).

Under the terms of the agreement, SCIPIG will supply large volumes of pure oxygen to Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Co., Ltd (SECCO), for its sulfuric acid regeneration unit. The oxygen is intended to increase the capacity of the unit, significant reduce its emission and improve overall efficiency.

SCIPIG will additionally construct a new air separation unit (ASU), with a capacity of 900 tpd of oxygen, and an integrated liquifier. Startup is anticipated for 2015.

‘SCIPIG has developed and grown significantly since its founding in 2001 and this agreement is the latest example of the company’s success and strong customer relationships’, commented Dr. Minda Ho, President of Praxair China and Chairman of SCIPIG.

'We are pleased to be building this new ASU for SECCO, enabling SCIPIG to continue to offer high quality products and services to this and other customers in Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park’.

Adapted from a press release by Emma McAleavey.

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