Lunar Boom Town/Nitrogen commodity imports and futures
Background: Nitrogen is required for a breatable atmosphere for people, livestock and plants.
Customers: Air plants, farms, explosives manufacturers, fertilizer manufacturers,
Known sources: Earth atmosphere, Earth imports such as food, other?
Establishing Price: Shipping price of containerized liquid nitrogen, byproduct of food imports (amino acids have nitrogen), byproduct of some explosive imports, minute traces available from regolith processing,
Profit model. Import and resale with markup. Establish reserves. Establish commodity market. Buy low sell high. Sell options and futures.
Capital requirement: Large. Need reserve storage. Long term import transportation contracts.