Geneva, NE – Fortigen

UPDATED: 11/28/2018 — see Change Log

OWNER: Fortigen Geneva LLC (Tetrad Corporation)
PROJECT: Greenfield ammonia plant

COST (reported): $75 million
JOB CREATION (reported): 22 permanent, 150 construction — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 2017

Ammonia None given 100 stpd [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,
[2] Press reports. Sources: linked below.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.


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ADDRESS: 2240 R Street, Geneva, NE 68361, United States

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  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • Construction Permitting: Nebraska DEQ permit documents (search DEQ Facility Number 107214) [LINK]


  • 09/25/2017: Sandhills Express: Fortigen Geneva Plant to Bring Around 100 Jobs to the Community [LINK]
  • 07/18/2017: Nebraska Signal: Safe work at Fortigen plant celebrated; Westling outlines progress schedule [LINK]
  • 06/13/2017: Nebraska Signal: Fortigen set to make ammonia on July 25th [LINK]
  • 03/29/2017: Hastings Tribune: Ammonia plant nears completion in Geneva [LINK]
  • 09/14/2016: Matrix Service Company press release: Fortigen Geneva, LLC Awards Matrix Service EPFC of 20,000 Ton Ammonia Tank [LINK]
  • 03/15/2016: Nebraska Signal: Fortigen fertilizer plant huge addition to Geneva [LINK]
  • 03/13/2016: Hastings Tribune: $75 million plant a ‘very big bump’ for Geneva [LINK]
  • 03/11/2016: Groundbreaking Ceremony Held In Geneva For Future Anhydrous Ammonia Manufacturing Plant [LINK]
  • 03/11/2016: Lincoln Journal Star: Company to break ground on Geneva fertilizer plant [LINK]
  • 12/31/2015: Lincoln Journal Star: $75 million fertilizer plant planned in Geneva [LINK]


  1. Rod Norrie says:

    Welcome to Geneva, we are pleased you chose us as your new location”

    • Felipe Villarreal says:

      Who is the main contractor out there for scaffolding

      • Mjs Capital Mgmt says:

        Gorham Group is the EPC contractor on this project

        • Tom says:

          Where is the Gorham Group located? Contact Information/?

          • Mjs Capital Mgmt says:

            Their main headquarters is in Houston, Texas:
            Gorham Group LLC

  2. Bead says:

    Where can you apply for this job at the nitrogen plant in Geneva Nebraska?

    • Mjs Capital Mgmt says:

      You can go to the site they have an office trailer and FORTIGEN employees are there who may be able to answer your questions

  3. James says:

    Where can someone apply?

  4. Gil Elimelech says:

    Could you mention who is the licensor for the 100 tpd Ammonia plant

  5. Mary says:

    Are there clerical/administrative/accounting positions available at the
    Geneva plant?

  6. Test says:

    Is the project delayed, due to an accident with the tank collapse or damaged?
    What is the new project completion date?

  7. Mjs Capital Mgmt says:

    Gorham as the EPC has not slowed down or been affected due to the Tank damaged, Gorham is not in charge of that portion of the project Gorham still on schedule on the construction and delivery dates with customer on that particular part of the project.

  8. Ariana Cohen says:

    Which technology was used for this plant?

    • it’s an old technology called NREN technology this micro plants were built in 1970-1980’s Gorham Group owns the knowledge of this technology.

  9. ronald chutz says:

    Please contact me regarding a very good ammonia loop i have for sale

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