Praxair upgrades Alberta air separation plants
The air separation plant upgrades and new facilities and equipment are part of Praxair’s ongoing commitment to Western Canada’s growing oil and gas market, according to company officials.
Praxair has completed an upgrade to its air separation
liquefaction capabilities in Fort Saskatchewan and Prentiss,
Alberta, the company announced on Wednesday.
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, British Columbia.
The plant upgrades and new facilities
and equipment are part
of Praxairs ongoing commitment to Western Canadas
growing oil and gas market, according to Praxair
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
Our expanded air separation units, new distribution and
transportation equipment provide us more flexibility to
deliver our products to our customers when and where they
need them most.