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Oil and Gas
Air Liquide in the value chain

Underbalanced drilling

Underbalanced drilling offers several advantages as compared to conventional drilling methods, as well as a set of unique operational challenges. Air Liquide offers a range of industrial, diving and specialty gas solutions to help maximize both safety and efficiency in underbalanced drilling operations, from high pressure nitrogen production technologies for inerting and well injection to stable isotope pure gases and gas mixtures designed to maximize information obtained from wells. Our turnkey offer allows us to optimize our service quality and boost our customers’ performance while minimizing complexity and risk.


For offshore operations, gases may be packaged in cylinders, offshore DNV quads, or offshore liquid ISO containers. We can also produce some gases on-site with our state-of-the-art on-site production technologies. 

Equipment for industrial gases

 Air Liquide offers a full range of equipment  for industrial and specialty gases. In addition we provide commercial diving equipment

Equipment for specialty gases



Nitrogen can be produced on-site with our MEDAL and FLOXAL nitrogen generation systems. 


Why choose us?

  • 01

    Turnkey solutions

    Our complete offer includes industrial and specialty gases as well as production technologies, gas handling equipment and on-site storage solutions for industrial gases. 

  • 02

    Leader in safety & compliance

    Safety is Air Liquide’s core value. We are committed to developing and supplying solutions that help improve process safety and protect the environment.

  • 03

    Local and global partner

    We are present in all regions the U.S., including remote locations. Worldwide, we are present in more than 90% of offshore supply bases, allowing us to work with our customers at every step.

  • 04

    Robust supply network

    Air Liquide’s flexible supply network includes 2,000+ miles of pipeline and 60+ industrial gas distribution depots. We also supply on-site production technologies. 

  • 05


    We deliver accurate, reliable calibration products with traceability to aid in compliance with ISO and fuel gas standards and EPA regulations, as well as DNV certified assets for offshore to achieve efficient process control.

  • 06

    Industry expertise

    Air Liquide has developed its expertise for over 100 years. Our dedicated R&D teams work to proactively meet the current and future challenges of the oil and gas industry, innovating constantly to meet the evolving needs of the industry.