Chart Industries Awarded Contract in Excess of $45 Million to Provide LNG Equipment to PetroChina

Chart Industries Awarded Contract in Excess of $45 Million to Provide LNG
Equipment to PetroChina

CLEVELAND, April 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chart Industries, Inc.
(Nasdaq:GTLS), a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered
equipment used in the production, distribution, storage, and end-use of
hydrocarbon and industrial gases, today announced that its Distribution &
Storage ("D&S") business in China has been awarded a new contract to provide
liquefied natural gas ("LNG") fueling stations, self-contained LNG station
modules, storage tanks and trailers for LNG service to PetroChina Hua Gang Gas
Group Co. Ltd., a joint venture between PetroChina Huabei Oilfield Company and
PetroChina's Kunlun Energy Company. This equipment supports PetroChina's
expansion of its growing LNG infrastructure in China.

The contract value of this order is in excess of $45 million and is in
addition to the $40 million PetroChina order the Company previously announced
in February. "This award highlights the continuing LNG infrastructure
build-out that has been occurring in China and we are very pleased PetroChina
again has chosen Chart as an integral part of their LNG projects," stated Tom
Carey, President of Chart's D&S Group. This new order will be included in the
Company's second quarter 2013 orders and backlog.

Certain statements made in this news release are or imply forward-looking
statements, such as statements concerning business plans, objectives, market
trends, future revenue, performance, and other information that is not
historical in nature. These statements are made based on Chart's expectations
concerning future events and are subject to factors and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ materially, such as cyclicality of
product markets and vulnerability of markets to economic downturns, a delay or
reduction in customer purchases, competition, fluctuations in energy prices or
changes in government energy policy, management of fixed-price contract
exposure, reliance on the availability of key supplies and services, pricing
and availability of raw materials, modification or cancellation of customer
contracts, fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, and economic,
political, business and market risks associated with international
transactions. For a discussion of these and additional factors that could
cause actual results to differ from forward-looking statements, see Chart's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Item 1A (Risk
Factors) in Chart's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Chart is a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered
equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and
industrial gases. The majority of Chart's products are used throughout the
liquid gas supply chain for purification, liquefaction, distribution, storage
and end-use applications, the largest portion of which are energy-related.
Chart has domestic operations across the United States and an international
presence in Asia, Australia and Europe.

For more information: http://ir.chartindustries.com/.

CONTACT: Michael F. Biehl
         Executive Vice President,
         Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
         216-626-1216
         michael.biehl@chartindustries.com
        
         Kenneth J. Webster
         Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
         and Controller
         216-626-1216
         ken.webster@chartindustries.com