USA: Industrial Gases Praxair Takes Up Gas Supply to World-Scale Ammonia Plant
Following the opening of the world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Praxair has started to supply hydrogen and nitrogen to Yara Freeport LLC. The plant, which is a joint venture between Yara International and BASF, has a capacity of 750,000 metric tons per year.
Danbury/USA — Under the long-term agreement, the company supplies approximately 4.8 million cubic meters per day of hydrogen and 2,000 tons per day of nitrogen to the plant. Praxair invested more than $ 400 million to add hydrogen and nitrogen production capacity and extend its Gulf Coast pipeline systems 80 km from Texas City to the Freeport area to support this project.