Linde to present at LNG for Marine Transportation conference

         Linde to present at LNG for Marine Transportation conference

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MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., June 10, 2013

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Linde North America will be presenting a paper at the first annual LNG for
Marine Transportation USA conference. The event will focus on how to build an
LNG fuel supply chain for the Marine Market. It will be held in Houston,
Texas, on June 11-12 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston-Greenway Plaza.

Bryan Luftglass, head of Strategic Market and Business Development for Linde
North America, will deliver the presentation "LNG Supply Security: Ensuring
There is Enough LNG to Meet Demand in the Long Term" on Tuesday, June 11, at
the session on Logistics and Supply.

"It's critical to address the future availability of LNG in North America and
ensure there is enough to serve the marine industry as demand grows,"
Luftglass said. "We need to address the needs of the industry to increase the
availability of LNG and get it to customers. It's a classic chicken and egg
dilemma," added Luftglass. "How can we justify infrastructure investment
without proven demand? But how can we prove the demand without initial

Linde is one of the few companies in the world that can deliver a complete
solution for LNG. From liquefaction and the safe and reliable delivery,
handling and storage of cryogenic liquids to bunkering, vaporizing and
dispensing, Linde provides an end-to-end solution for customers looking to
reduce fuel costs and environmental impacts. "The LNG for Marine
Transportation USA conference is an ideal venue to describe our current
leadership in Europe and demonstrate Linde's capabilities for the emerging
marine market here in North America," says Luftglass

Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, 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.

Under the "Clean Technology by Linde" label, the company offers a wide range
of products and technologies that help to render renewable energy sources
financially viable, and significantly slow down the depletion of fossil
resources or reduce the level of CO emitted. This ranges from specialty gases
for solar module manufacturing, industrial-scale CO separation and application
technologies to alternative fuels and energy carriers such as liquefied
natural gas (LNG) and hydrogen.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at

SOURCE Linde North America

Contact: Amy Ficon, Linde corporate communications, 908-771-1491,
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