Medicine Hat, AB — CF Industries

UPDATED: 10/03/2018 — see Change Log

OWNER: CF Industries Holdings Inc (formerly Canadian Fertilizers Limited)
PROJECT: Ammonia-urea plant, Ammonia Expansion

COST (reported): None given
JOB CREATION (reported): 200 permanent — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 1976

COST (reported): None given
JOB CREATION (reported): None given
START-UP DATE (reported): 2018

Ammonia 1,230,000 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,
[2] CF Industries 2017 Annual Report. Sources: linked below.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.


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ADDRESS: 1250 52nd Street NW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 7N1, Canada



  • USGS: Minerals Yearbook, Nitrogen [RECENT / ARCHIVE]
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission filings: EDGAR Search Results, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CIK#: 0001324404 [LINK]


  • 08/28/2018: Medicine Hat News: CF Industries says production increase won’t require upgrades [LINK]
  • 08/25/2018: Medicine Hat News: CF Industries set to boost fertilizer production [LINK]
  • 08/22/2018: Reuters: Canada’s ultra-cheap natural gas drives hopes of petrochemical boom [LINK]
  • 04/24/2018: Chat News Today: Worker released from hospital following Monday incident at CF Industries [LINK]
  • 12/13/2017: Chat News Today: Charges laid against employer following 2015 workplace death [LINK]
  • 12/09/2015: Medicine Hat News: Worker succumbs to injuries; fatality CF Industries plant’s first in exactly 31 years [LINK]
  • 04/30/2013: CF Industries press release: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of All Interests In Canadian Fertilizers Limited [LINK]
  • 08/02/2012: CF Industries press release: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Viterra’s Interests in Canadian Fertilizers Limited [LINK]

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