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About ALAR

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a strategic market for Air Liquide’s Middle East and India operations and development. Find out more about our history, values, and safety commitment.


King Fahad Bin Abdul Aziz Street
Tuwairqi Tower – 15th Floor
PO box 2335
31952 Al-Khobar
Saudi Arabia
+966 13 836 6668

Our history

Air Liquide Arabia (ALAR), based in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, is a joint venture company between Air Liquide and Saudi Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA). The company was created for producing and marketing large volumes of industrial gases in the Kingdom, primarily via on-site plants and pipeline networks. ALAR invested well over $500 million in the Kingdom and currently has operations in Yanbu, Jubail, and Qurrayah, supplying customers with hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and argon. We offer critical industrial gas supply solutions to customers in the refining, petrochemical, and metals industries.  

Our various investments contribute to energy efficiency and conservation of the Kingdom's natural resources, the development of downstream industry, reduced emissions, increased environmental performance, and employment opportunities for Saudi nationals via its hydrogen pipeline networks.

ALAR has its footprints years back in Saudi Arabia and grew part of this society, the company’s aim was always to develop and nurture the young talents in the country, which took place by providing and developing Saudi talents in diversified positions since its establishment in 2008. 

2030 Vision has become part of its strategy and future in the Kingdom, and ALAR will continue this journey of thriving Saudi society and economy, our target is to contribute in fostering an intellectually enriched manpower, generating an ‘international standard’ workforce, and empowering both female and male talent pool.

About TAQA, our partner in Saudi Arabia

TAQA, based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, plays the role of a project developer. Its broad charter allows the company to participate in a spectrum of activities, including oil and gas exploration and drilling, conducting geophysical surveys and establishing a wide range of industries and services in support of oil and gas, metals, petrochemicals, mining, electricity and water sectors, either directly or by forming specialized subsidiaries or affiliates.  

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Air Liquide worldwide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 employees and serves more than 3.8 million customers and patients.

€20,485 M

2020 Group revenue



3.8+ million

customers and patients



Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902.

Air Liquide’s ambition is to be a leader in its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability - with a strong commitment to climate change and energy transition at the heart of its strategy. The company’s customer-centric transformation strategy aims at profitable, regular and responsible growth over the long term. It relies on operational excellence, selective investments, open innovation and a network organization implemented by the Group worldwide. Through the commitment and inventiveness of its people, Air Liquide leverages energy and environment transition, changes in healthcare and digitization, and delivers greater value to all its stakeholders.

Air Liquide’s revenue amounted to more than 20 billion euros in 2020. Air Liquide is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (compartment A) and belongs to the CAC 40, EURO STOXX 50 and FTSE4Good indexes.

Our safety and quality culture

Air Liquide Arabia holds safety as a key value. We are passionate about the safety, environment, security, and well-being of our employees and our communities.

ALAR's commitment to Safety is demonstrated by its record of Zero Lost Time Accidents since the inception of the company. During the construction of the Yanbu hydrogen facility, over 11 million safe man hours were worked, with zero lost time accident. Safety is a part of our culture and is everyone’s responsibility.


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A leading provider in hydrogen solutions

Hydrogen is a key product for the refining and petrochemical industries.

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Hydrogen is used to remove sulfur to produce clean-burning motor fuels and to produce petrochemicals, which are used in our everyday lives.

In addition to our operations in Yanbu, ALAR builds and operates hydrogen pipeline network systems. As in other world-class industrial clusters, the hydrogen pipeline network will provide customers with an economical and reliable alternative to existing hydrogen supply solutions, contributing to enhance their competitiveness.