Faustina, LA — Mosaic Company

UPDATED: 02/21/2018 — see Change Log

OWNER: The Mosaic Company
PROJECT: Ammonia plant debottleneck and brownfield ammonia plant

COST (reported): $300-$350 million
JOB CREATION (reported): none given
START-UP DATE (reported): none given

COST (reported): $1.1 billion
JOB CREATION (reported): 53 permanent, 1,400 construction
START-UP DATE (reported): 2016

Ammonia 508,000 mtpy 455,000 stpy
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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] Mosaic 10-K 2017; KBR press release.
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ADDRESS: 9959 Highway 18, St James Parish, Louisiana, 70086, United States
WEBSITE: http://www.mosaicco.com/Who_We_Are/locations_…_faustina.htm


  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • EPA Emissions data: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Facilities: Mosaic Faustina [LINK]
  • Risk Management Plan: Right to Know Network: Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, Faustina Facility [LINK]
  • LDEQ air permit documents: Ammonia plant, Tampa Port Services LLC (search AI 200116) [LINK] / Phosphate plant, Mosaic Fertilizer LLC (search AI 2425) [LINK]
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory filings: EDGAR Search Results, Mosaic Co, CIK#: 0001285785 [LINK]


  • 02/21/2018: Mosaic report: 2017 10-K [PDF]
  • 08/01/2017: Seeking Alpha, Earnings Call Transcript: Q2 2017 [LINK]
  • 02/11/2015: Seeking Alpha, Earnings Call Transcript: Q4 2014 [LINK]
  • 12/22/2014: KBR press release: KBR Awarded FEED Contract for Mosaic Ammonia Plant Revamp [LINK]
  • 10/28/2013: Mosaic press release: The Mosaic Company to Acquire Florida Phosphate Business from CF Industries for $1.2 Billion [LINK]
  • 01/04/2013: Seeking Alpha, Earnings Call Transcript: The Mosaic Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results [LINK]
  • 01/03/2013: Technip press release: Technip awarded FEED contract by The Mosaic Company for proposed new ammonia plant in Louisiana [LINK]
  • 12/21/2012: Mosaic / Louisiana Economic Development press release: The Mosaic Company Announces Potential $700 Million Ammonia Plant in St. James Parish [PDF]

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