DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced that the company has completed an
upgrade to its air separation liquefaction capabilities in Fort
Saskatchewan and Prentiss, Alberta. In addition, Praxair has completed
the construction of new carbon dioxide and liquid nitrogen distribution
and storage facilities in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and Dawson Creek,
The plant upgrades and new facilities and equipment are part of
Praxair's ongoing commitment to Western Canada's growing oil and gas
market. Praxair Canada also operates more than 50 kilometers of
pipelines in the Edmonton - Fort Saskatchewan corridor.
"We continue to invest in key infrastructure expansion and upgrades that
increase our capacity in the region, further enabling Praxair to
reliably serve energy customers throughout Western Canada," said Sean
Durbin, president of Praxair Canada. "Our expanded air separation units,
new distribution and storage facilities and additional transportation
equipment provide us more flexibility to deliver our products to our
customers when and where they need them most."
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2012 sales of $11 billion, is
the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one
of the largest worldwide.
The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and
and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services
and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing
efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries,
and beverage, electronics,
manufacturing, metals and many others. More information about Praxair,
Inc. is available at www.praxair.com.
Source: Praxair, Inc.