Belle Plaine, SK — Yara

UPDATED: 07/19/2017 — see Change Log

OWNER: Yara Belle Plaine Inc (Yara International ASA)
PROJECT: Nitrogen fertilizer complex and brownfield ammonia-urea plant

EXISTING PLANT:
COST (reported): None given
JOB CREATION (reported): 150 — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 1992

BROWNFIELD:
COST (reported): None given
JOB CREATION (reported): None given
START-UP DATE (reported): 2016

CAPACITY USGS[1] COMPANY[2] PERMIT[3] ADJUSTED[4]
Ammonia 1,900 mtpd [Membership required] [Membership required]
Units: stpd, stpy, mtpd, mtpy = short/metric tons per day/year.
[1] United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Yearbook, Nitrogen gives capacity in metric tons per year, calculated as “engineering design capacity adjusted for 340 days per year of effective production capability,” rounded to three significant digits. Source: most recent year, Table 4: Domestic Producers of Ammonia, http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/nitrogen/.
[2] Yara 2016 Annual Report. Sources: linked below.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.

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ADDRESS: Kalium Road, Belle Plaine, SK S0G 0G0, Canada

WEBSITE: http://www.yara.com/about/…belle_plaine

REGULATORY SOURCES:

  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • Government of Saskatchewan, Environmental permit documents: Yara Belle Plaine – Fertilizer Plant Expansion, 2013-008 [LINK]

NEWS SOURCES:

  • 03/27/2017: Yara: 2016 Annual Report [PDF]
  • 06/14/2013: Yara press release: Yara postpones Belle Plaine expansion project [LINK]
  • 04/22/2013: Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript: Yara International’s CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results [LINK]
  • 06/11/2012: Yara press release: Yara proceeds with Belle Plaine and Porsgrunn expansions [LINK]
  • 07/15/2008: Yara press release: Yara enters into agreement to acquire Saskferco in landmark growth initiative [LINK]

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