Air Products to Expand Texas Plant to Supply Additional Hydrogen to ExxonMobil at Baytown

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Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD) announced today that it will expand its Baytown, Texas facility to produce 70 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen. A portion of the hydrogen produced will be supplied to the adjacent ExxonMobil Baytown Refinery under a long-term agreement, with the remainder transported through the Air Products West Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline system to other customers. [ more ] Currently this increased production will primarily be used by ExxonMobil for petro-based fuels. The excess will be shipped out to APD’s hydrogen pipeline system which could be used for future hydrogen needs.