Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, is to acquire a 365 kilo tonnes per annum synthesis gas production unit from Linde. 

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,” said Todd Elliott, Celanese Senior Vice President, Acetyls. 

“Linde is currently the primary carbon monoxide supplier to the Clear Lake facility, and the acquisition of this synthesis gas production unit will provide Celanese with future productivity and growth configuration options.”

Financial details of the deal are not being disclosed at this time.

For more information visit www.celanese.com

16th January 2019

16th January 2019