The next event of the business program of the working visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to New York City was a meeting with the Chairman of the Board, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Products Seifi Ghasemi.
The US Under Secretary of State for Energy Resources Jeffrey Pyatt also attended the meeting.
The sides discussed the issues of further expansion of strategic partnership with a leading American company, progress in the implementation of current projects and specific plans for the future.
Currently, Air Products implements projects in our country for the processing of industrial gases at Uzbekistan GTL, the production of synthesis gas, oxygen and nitrogen, and the production of liquefied carbon dioxide at the “Navoiazot” base.
Over the past two years, the company has attracted direct investments in the development of these projects amounting to over $1 billion.
During the conversation, promising projects for coal gasification, production of technical gases, hydrogen and ammonium, as well as the utilization of acid gases were discussed. Air Products experts will also take part in the development of the necessary regulatory framework in the field of decarbonization.
In addition, the portfolio of projects includes the introduction of innovative developments in the food industry.
Following the meeting, agreements were exchanged on the implementation of the company's new investment program Air Products in Uzbekistan worth over $10 billion.
For his contribution to the expansion of Uzbek-American multifaceted cooperation and support of irreversible reforms in our country, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev personally presented the Chairman of the Board of Air Products Seifi Ghasemi with a high state award - the Order of “Dustlik”.