The revamp will increase the capacity of the Abu Qir 3 urea granulation plant in Alexandria, Egypt, from 2000 tpd of urea granules to 2500 tpd.
With completion scheduled for 2024, the project will increase the total capacity of urea units 1-4 by 55%, from 2000 tpd to 3100 tpd.
The facility will be the first in Canada to utilise the Shell Thiogro technology, a patented process to make sulfur/urea prills for crop production.
The Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of the Zuarinagar plant by Paradeep Phosphates from Zuari Agro Chemicals.
The front-end engineering design and cost guidance provided by Black & Veatch is part of Koch Fertilizer's US$90 million upgrade of its nitrogen plant in Beatrice, Nebraska, US.
The new plant at the Lekki Free Zone in Lagos State, Nigeria, is designed to manufacture 3 million tpy of urea.
According to Vinuthna Bidar, Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, "India will dominate the global urea market, with both the biggest number of new projects and the largest absolute capacity addition driven by its economic growth.”
Casale has replaced and modernised the high-pressure stripper in the synthesis section of the Pulawy Urea Plant 2.
The investment decision resulted from a feasibility study revealing significant potential for transshipment of fertilizers from landlocked Central Asian countries to western markets via Azerbaijan.
Ferkenso has signed financing agreements with Gazprombank for the construction of a plant to produce complex mineral fertilizers based on ammonia in Yangiyer, Syrdarya region of Uzbekistan, and a chemical complex to produce complex fertilizers in the Samarkand region of Uzbekistan.