TULSA, Okla., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Representative Jim Bridenstine, who represents Oklahoma's 1st District, recently visited the Linde Process Plants, Inc. (LPP) facilities at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa where the company fabricates sophisticated equipment for customers in the natural gas, refining, petrochemical, and helium industries.
Steve Bertone, President and CEO of LPP, said, "We were very excited and honored to host Congressman Bridenstine, who supports the industry and is a great proponent of developing domestic natural gas resources to help the U.S. become more energy independent. During his visit, we were able to show him some to the sophisticated equipment we are assembling for processing natural gas reserves, which is stimulating tremendous demand for LPP engineering and equipment."
LPP designs, fabricates and assembles plant modules to process shale gas and associated liquids at its 20-acre fabrication center. During the visit, Bertone escorted the Congressman on a complete tour of the facility which includes two fabrication shops, outdoor assembly and staging areas, and a barge-loading site on the inland waterway. LPP employs more than 400 people at its headquarters office in Tulsa and the fabrication shop at Port of Catoosa.
Congressman Bridenstine said, "It was a pleasure to visit LPP and see the impressive equipment they are producing at their excellent facility. LPP is making a very real contribution to the local economy while supporting the energy industry as we move toward U.S. energy independence. I am optimistic about the future of the energy industry and appreciate the role LPP is playing."
Linde Process Plants, Inc., (LPP) is a member of the Linde Engineering Division of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company. LPP is a single-source technology, engineering, procurement and construction firm. Areas of expertise include gas processing, refining and deep cryogenics. Linde is experiencing an increasing amount of activity for its engineering and natural gas processing plants used to capture the U.S.'s vast shale gas reserves and their associated liquids.
About The Linde Group
The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2012 financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280 bn (USD 19.9 bn). The strategy of the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, see Linde Process Plants, Inc. online at www.lppusa.com
SOURCE Linde North America