Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. announced the expansion of its relationship with Nucor Steel in Louisiana. Air Liquide has been selected to supply Nucor’s new Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plant in Convent, La., and has extended its contracts to serve Nucor’s plants in Berkeley County, S.C., and Blytheville, Ark. Air Liquide will supply approximately 794 tons per day of oxygen to Nucor’s new Convent plant with capacity from its new air separation unit (ASU) in Geismar, La. The Berkeley and Blytheville agreements extend the long-term supply of oxygen, nitrogen and argon by Air Liquide to support the steelmaker’s operations at those locations.