PTT-BIG Holds Stone Laying Ceremony for Thailand’s First ASU Using LNG’s Cold Energy

PTT – BIG together announced the construction project of Air Separation Unit, which relies on cold energy from condition changing process of LNG. This is the first Air Separation Unit in Thailand under Map Ta Phut Air Products Co. Ltd., with an investment cost of over 1,500 million Thai Bahts. The Air Separation Unit will be able to produce industrial gas for 450,000 tons per year at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate.

9 November 2019 – Mr. Chansin Treenuchagron, President and Chief Executive Officer, PTT Public Company Limited, led the stone laying ceremony for the construction project of the country’s first Air Separation Unit (ASU) which applies cold energy from condition changing process of LNG. The construction project is operated under Map Ta Phut Air Products Co., Ltd. (MAP). This project is aimed to respond needs of industrial gas, to support production process of future industry or New S-Curve (that is a factor driving important economic activities with innovations), to enhance the country’s competitiveness capability, and to encourage medical use of industrial gas which is likely to be more engaging in the future.