May 24, 2007 Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Air Products' (NYSE:APD) hydrogen technology was officially put into operation this week in Orlando, Florida. Designed and constructed by Chevron Hydrogen Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., the hydrogen fueling station is located near the Orlando Airport and will fuel a fleet of shuttle buses powered by modified internal combustion engines.
"We are pleased to have provided equipment to this project in Florida and congratulate Chevron with successfully constructing and commissioning the fueling station. Air Products' Series 300 hydrogen compression, storage and dispensing technology was integrated by Chevron into its advanced fueling station design for this project," said Dan Rabun, Air Products' business development manager for Hydrogen Energy Systems at Air Products. "This is the first hydrogen fueling equipment we have provided Chevron and we are pleased to begin this collaborative relationship. The goal is to advance system equipment and engineering in all aspects of safety, operability, and reliability."
Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment and is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indices. The company has annual revenues of $9 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and over 20,000 employees around the globe. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
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