The Linde Group will build and operate a large hydrogen and synthesis gas plant in the Chongqing Chemical Park in Western China in a joint enterprise with Chongqing Chemical & Pharmaceutical Holding Company (CCPHC), is a state-owned enterprise mainly involved in the chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry and the salt industry. The project has a total investment value of around EUR 200 million. Linde holds 60 % of the shares in the joint enterprise.
The new on-site plant, which is expected to come on stream in the third quarter of 2014, will be supplied by Linde’s Engineering Division and provide the production facilities of BASF and CCPHC based in Chongqing with carbon monoxide, hydrogen and synthesis gas.
- Linde AG, Munich, Germany