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2008-09-10 03:00:18

The technology group The Linde Group has entered into a joint venture with SINOPEC Fujian Petrochemical Company Limited (FPCL), a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC), for the long-term supply of industrial gases to customers in the province of Fujian in south-eastern China. This collaboration will result in a capital outlay of around 100 million euro. The joint venture company Fujian Linde-FPCL Gases Company Limited will be located in Quangang Petrochemical...

2008-09-09 12:00:27

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed an agreement with ThyssenKrupp to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to ThyssenKrupp's new state-of-the-art carbon and stainless steel processing facilities which are currently under construction in Mobile, Alabama. Praxair will build a 400-tons-per-day on-site air separation plant to supply ThyssenKrupp's requirements for oxygen, nitrogen and argon. The new plant will also generate liquefied industrial gas for the growing merchant customer base in the...

2008-09-08 15:00:59

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America 38th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco on Monday, September 15 at 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 pm ET). Sawyer will discuss Praxair's growth strategies and business outlook. An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair's web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation. Praxair is the...

2008-09-04 09:00:35

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply contract with Anhui HuaYi Chemical Co., Ltd., an affiliate of Shanghai HuaYi (Group) Co., Ltd., one of the largest chemical groups in China supplying fine and specialty chemicals. Under this contract, Praxair China will build another of the largest single-train air separation plants in Asia. The plant, due to start up in early 2011, will supply 3,000 tons per day of oxygen for the Wuwei coking project of Anhui HuaYi,...

2008-09-02 12:00:29

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with BP whereby Praxair will supply hydrogen and steam to BP's Whiting, Indiana, refinery complex. Praxair will build two new hydrogen plants with a total capacity of 200 million standard cubic feet per day. The plants, designed and constructed by Praxair, are scheduled to start up in the second half of 2010. The use of hydrogen will allow BP to produce very low-sulfur gasoline and diesel fuels in the refining process, and to upgrade...

2008-09-02 00:00:22

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply agreement with Guangdong Shaoguan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd (Shaoguan Steel). Under this contract, Praxair China will build a large air separation plant to go on stream in mid-2010. The new plant will supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon for Shaoguan Steel's increased production capacity. The plant will be the fourth Praxair air separation unit constructed at Shaoguan Steel and will increase Praxair's total production...

2008-08-20 09:01:22

Linde North America, part of the German industrial gases company Linde, has announced that it is providing the hydrogen for the state of Missouri's first hydrogen vehicle refueling station in Rolla. Linde will supply gaseous hydrogen for the station, which is located at the Missouri University of Science and Technology's E-cubed Commons development. Linde is delivering, storing and supplying fuel cell-grade gaseous hydrogen for the station on behalf of the Gas Technology Institute (GTI),...

2008-08-05 15:00:56

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), is notifying its industrial, medical and specialty gas cylinder customers in the U.S. and Canada of price increases effective September 1, 2008 or as otherwise permitted by customer contracts. Increases will be up to: -- 30% for helium, hydrogen, fuel gases and rare gases -- 15% for oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide/dry ice and specialty gases -- 15% for cylinder rental and facility fees --...

2008-07-22 00:00:35

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is notifying industrial gas customers in China of a 10% percent price increase, effective July 1, 2008, or as contracts permit. In some circumstances, the adjustment might be higher or lower, determined by the terms and conditions of customer contracts. The price action is being implemented in response to rapidly escalating energy, fuel, and other operational costs. These additional costs are partly related to fuel and power price increases...

2008-07-17 09:01:11

Praxair Deutschland GmbH & Co., KG, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will expand its industrial gases production capability in the Rhineland area of Germany in order to meet increasing customer demand. Praxair will build a new, energy-efficient air separation unit capable of producing 1,800 tons of gases per day when it comes on stream in 2010 at Hurth, southwest of Cologne. The new plant will supply gaseous oxygen and nitrogen to large customers in the refining, chemical...