Donaldsonville, LA — CF Industries

OWNER: CF Industries
PROJECT: Brownfield ammonia plant
LIKELIHOOD: Likely

CAPACITY METRIC TONS PER YEAR START-UP
Existing 2,850,000 1960
New 1,200,000 2016
Total 4,050,000

NOTE: New brownfield plant added to existing site. The existing site already has five ammonia lines (including the former Terra plant), four urea lines, and two UAN lines. The Donaldsonville brownfield expansion project has a budget of $2.1 billion; it includes an ammonia line (capacity 3,300 tons per day, due online in 2016), a urea line (capacity 3,500 tons per day, due online in 2015), a UAN line (capacity 4,500 tons per day, due online in 2015), and a nitric acid plant (capacity 1,520 tons per day, no start-up date given).

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FEEDSTOCK: Natural gas
END PRODUCTS: Ammonia, Urea, UAN, Nitric Acid

ADDRESS: Highway 3089, Donaldsonville, Louisiana, 70346, United States
WEBSITE: http://www.cfindustries.com/plants_donaldsonville-la.html

SOURCES:

  • 07/16/2013: CF Industries press release: CF Industries Receives Louisiana and Iowa Air Permits [LINK]
  • 11/09/2012: Stamicarbon press release: Stamicarbon has been Awarded Licensing Contracts for Two New Urea Plants for CFI, USA [LINK]
  • 11/05/2012: ThyssenKrupp Uhde press release: ThyssenKrupp Uhde Wins Mega Contract for Fertiliser Plants in USA [LINK]
  • 11/01/2012: CF Industries press release: CF Industries Announces Capacity Expansions [LINK]

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