01.17.2017 Davos, Switzerland
World Hydrogen Council is launched
13 global industry leaders join together in promoting hydrogen. Benoît Potier, Air Liquide’s Chairman and CEO, along with 12 leading energy, transport and industry companies have launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to spur on energy transition.
01.26.2017 Saint-Priest, France
Inauguration of the first remote operation and optimization center
Air Liquide has inaugurated an operation center that is unique in the industrial gas sector. It enables the remote management of production for 22 of the Group’s units in France, optimizing their energy consumption and improving their reliability.
A long-term contract with a major petroleum group
Air Liquide and Orpic, Oman’s national refining company, have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of nitrogen to its industrial site dedicated to plastic production, and based in Sohar industrial port area in Oman. Investing around €20 million, Air Liquide will strengthen its leading position in a key industrial area in the Middle-East.
04.26.2017 Paris, France
Air Liquide publishes its 1st quarter 2017 sales
Growth +38.5% as reported. Better activity in a more favorable economic environment.
Read the press release online at airliquide.com
May 2017 France
Benoît Potier meets shareholders
Following the Annual General Meeting on May 3, attended by 3,874 participants in Paris, the Chairman and CEO Benoît Potier met nearly 1,000 people, in Lille and in Marseille.