DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced it will further expand its industrial
gases facilities located in Kirtland, New Mexico. The expansion will
include a new nitrogen plant that will increase production capacity in
Demand for nitrogen continues to grow as oil and gas operators develop
new resources in the San Juan Basin, which includes southwestern
Colorado, northwestern New Mexico and adjacent areas in Arizona and Utah.
"Our new plant will increase our supply in the San Juan Basin helping us
meet customer requirements for pipeline and liquid nitrogen," said
Gerald Miller, vice president of the West Region for Praxair's U.S.
industrial gases business. "Our continued investment in this area is
possible, in part, because of the support we receive from local and
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2013 sales of $12 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.