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Praxair Takes Up Gas Supply to World-Scale Ammonia Plant

| Editor: Alexander Stark

Praxair starts gas supply to new world-scale Yara Freeport LLC Ammonia Plant (sample image)
Praxair starts gas supply to new world-scale Yara Freeport LLC Ammonia Plant (sample image) (Source: Praxair)

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.

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