Air Products acquires 50% stake JV with China Shenhua

21 April 2021

Air Products announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% equity stake in its gasification technology joint venture (JV) with China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co. Ltd. 

Air Products acquired its initial 50% equity stake in the JV as part of its acquisition of General Electric Company’s (GE) gasification business from GE Power in 2019.

This transaction further strengthens Air Products’ broader gasification technology portfolio and integrates technical and engineering resources in China.

Air Products continues its leadership in gasification projects around the world. The company is also executing a number of world-scale gasification projects including the Jiutai and Debang projects in China, as well as the Jazan project in Saudi Arabia.

Air Products has been successfully building, owning, and operating facilities under the “Sale of Gas” model for many decades. The company’s portfolio includes more than 40 years of gasification experience, extensive capabilities, industry-leading technologies, and operational expertise. Air Products Syngas Solutions™ offers complete turnkey gasification complexes to convert a wide range of lower-value hydrocarbon feedstocks into synthesis gas for making higher-value products and power.