Linde awarded major contract for LNG plant by PETRONAS in

Linde awarded major contract for LNG plant by PETRONAS in Malaysia 
MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 --  The technology
company The Linde Group has received
an order for a mid-scale
liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant from Malaysia LNG
Sdn. Bhd., a
production subsidiary of Malaysia's national oil and gas
PETRONAS. The new boil-off gas re-liquefaction facility has a
maximum design
capacity of 1,840 tons of LNG per day and will be
located in the Bintulu LNG
complex in Sarawak, East Malaysia. 
Professor Dr Aldo Belloni, member of the Executive Board of Linde AG,
said: "This is the latest in a series of mid-scale LNG projects for
Linde with particularly demanding technical features. We came off as
winners in a highly
competitive bidding process, reaffirming our
design and engineering expertise
and cost competitiveness in the
growing natural gas liquefaction market." 
Linde's Engineering Division will perform detail engineering,
procurement, construction and commissioning of the plant. Linde's
proprietary LNG process and core cryogenic heat exchanger has been
customized to re-liquefy boil-off gases
from LNG storage and
ship-loading and to accommodate large variations in nitrogen content,
flow rate and temperature. Linde's customized process will
enable Malaysia LNG to minimize flaring. The new plant is expected to
go on stream end of 2014. 
The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with
62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the
2011 financial
year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 13.787 bn. The
strategy of the Group is
geared towards long-term profitable growth
and focuses on the expansion of its
international business with
forward-looking products and services. Linde acts
responsibly towards
its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and
environment - in every one of its business areas, regions and
locations across the globe. The Group is committed to technologies and
products that  unite
the goals of customer value and sustainable
Under the "Clean Technology by Linde" label, the company offers a
wide range of products and technologies that help to render renewable
energy sources financially viable, and significantly slow down the
depletion of fossil resources or r
educe the level of CO(2) emitted.
This ranges from specialty gases
for solar module manufacturing,
industrial-scale CO(2) separation and application technologies to
alternative fuels and energy carriers such as liquefied natural gas
(LNG) and hydrogen. 
For more information, see The Linde Group online at 
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Further information: 
  Stefan Metz
  Telephone: +49.89.35757-1322 
Investor Relations
Dr Dominik Heger
Telephone: +49.89.35757-1334 
Lisa Tilmann
Telephone: +49.89.35757-1328
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