Praxair to Exhibit at Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Praxair to Exhibit at Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

October 08, 2012

DANBURY, CT, October 8, 2012 –– Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will showcase industrial gases and equipment for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and energized fluid fracturing at the Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SPE-ATCE) in San Antonio, Texas, on October 8–10. SPE-ATCE is a leading technical conference for oil and gas exploration and production.

Praxair will showcase its processes and equipment which are used in carbon dioxide pilot projects and full field enhanced oil recovery projects, as well as carbon dioxide injection testing. Tradeshow attendees will also see how the company manages supply and boost pump operations for energized fluid fracturing.

The SPE-ATCE takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Praxair will exhibit in booth #257.

Praxair, Inc. is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide, with 2011 sales of $11 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Rupa Pandya

Email: rupa_pandya@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2852

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118