Celanese acquire Linde's gas production unit

Celanese to acquire Linde's gas production unit

7:41 AM, 16th January 2019
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DALLAS, US: Celanese Corporation announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a 365 kilo tons per annum synthesis gas production unit from Linde PLC. The production unit is located at the Celanese Clear Lake acetyl intermediates manufacturing facility located in Pasadena, Texas.

“By acquiring this syngas production unit, Celanese will have the capability of producing a critical raw material for the world’s largest acetyl intermediates production facility. This acquisition will provide Celanese with future productivity and growth configuration options” said Todd Elliott, Celanese Senior Vice President, Acetyls.

Synthesis gas, or syngas, is a mixture of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrogen. Syngas is a crucial intermediate resource for the production of acetic acid, hydrogen, ammonia, methanol, and synthetic hydrocarbon fuels.

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