El Dorado, AR — LSB Industries

UPDATED: 10/16/2017 — see Change Log

OWNER: El Dorado Chemical Company (LSB Industries Inc)
PROJECT: Nitrogen production complex, brownfield ammonia plant

COST (reported): $510 million
JOB CREATION (reported): 227 permanent (expansion: 40-60 permanent, 300-400 construction) — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 2016

CAPACITY USGS[1] COMPANY[2] PERMIT[3] ADJUSTED[4]
Ammonia 400,000 stpy [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] LSB Industries investor presentations. Sources: linked below.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.

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ADDRESS: 4500 North West Avenue, El Dorado, Arkansas, 71730, United States

WEBSITE: http://www.lsbindustries.com/EDC

REGULATORY SOURCES:

  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • EPA Emissions data: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Facilities: El Dorado Chemical Company [LINK]
  • Air Permit documents: Arkansas DEQ Air Permit Application Process Data Files: El Dorado Chemical Company [LINK] / PSD permit, 2015 PDF]
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory filings: EDGAR Search Results, LSB Industries Inc CIK#: 0000060714 [LINK]

NEWS SOURCES:

  • 10/16/2017: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Provides Operational Update on Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility [LINK]
  • 07/25/2017: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Provides Update on Its Strategic Alternatives Review Process [LINK]
  • 07/25/2017: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Reports Improved Operating Results for the 2017 Second Quarter [LINK]
  • 06/19/2017: LSB Industries investor presentation: June 2017 [PDF]
  • 11/22/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces That Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility Resumes Nitric Acid Production [LINK]
  • 11/2016: LSB Industries investor presentation: November 2016 [PDF]
  • 11/03/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Exploring Strategic Alternatives [LINK]
  • 08/05/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces That Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility Ammonia Plant Resumes Production [LINK]
  • 07/26/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Provides Update on Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility [LINK]
  • 07/01/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces Closing of Sale of Climate Control Business to NIBE Industrier AB [LINK]
  • 06/29/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces That Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility’s Ammonia Plant is Operating at Nameplate Capacity [LINK]
  • 06/27/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces That Its Agreement to Sell Its Climate Control Business to Nibe Industrier AB Has Obtained HSR Act Clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission [LINK]
  • 05/17/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces the Start of Production at Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility’s Ammonia Plant; Full Production Level to Be Attained by Third Quarter 2016 [LINK]
  • 05/12/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. to Sell Climate Control Business to NIBE Industrier AB [LINK]
  • 05/05/2016: Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript: LSB Industries Q1 2016 Results [LINK]
  • 05/04/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Reports Operating Results for the 2016 First Quarter [LINK]
  • 02/16/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces the Mechanical Completion of Its El Dorado, Arkansas Facility’s Ammonia Plant; Production Expected to Begin Early Second Quarter 2016 [LINK]
  • 01/20/2016: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces That Its Pryor, Oklahoma Facility Resumes Production [LINK]
  • 12/07/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Provides Business Update [LINK]
  • 11/10/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB Completes Issuance of $50 Million of New Senior Secured Notes [LINK]
  • 11/06/2015: Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript: LSB Industries’ (LXU) Q3 2015 Results [LINK]
  • 09/29/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Appoints Richard Sanders Interim Executive Vice President, Chemical Manufacturing [LINK]
  • 09/29/2015: The Rosen Law Firm press release: EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against LSB Industries, Inc. [LINK]
  • 09/03/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries Inc. Announces Leadership Transition [LINK]
  • 08/07/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB to Implement Strategic, Operational and Corporate Governance Enhancements [LINK]
  • 07/14/2015: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Updates Status of El Dorado Facility Expansion [LINK]
  • 05/16/2014: Magnolia Reporter: El Dorado Chemical sues Air Liquide for $100 million as result of 2012 blast [LINK]
  • 02/28/2014: Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript: LSB Industries’ CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results [LINK]
  • 11/06/2013: Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript: LSB Industries’ CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results [LINK]
  • 08/15/2013: Arkansas Online: Chemical firm in El Dorado set for $425 million project [LINK]
  • 08/14/2013: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc. Announces Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement to Construct an Ammonia Plant at Its El Dorado, Arkansas Site [LINK]
  • 08/07/2013: LSB Industries press release: LSB Completes Issuance of $425 Million of New Senior Secured Notes [LINK]
  • 12/04/2012: LSB Industries press release: LSB Industries, Inc.’s El Dorado Facility Signs Contract for a New Nitric Acid Plant, and Completes Reconstruction and Resumes Production at Its Sulfuric Acid Plant [LINK]
  • 05/15/2012: Magnolia Reporter: Significant damage from explosion will close El Dorado Chemical indefinitely [LINK]

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