Rock Springs, WY — Simplot

UPDATED: 01/11/2018 — see Change Log

OWNER: Simplot Phosphates LLC (J.R. Simplot Company)
PROJECT: Brownfield ammonia plant

COST (reported): $350 million
JOB CREATION (reported): 40 permanent, 750 construction (peak), +237 permanent at existing site — see Job Openings [LINK]
START-UP DATE (reported): 2017

CAPACITY USGS[1] COMPANY[2] PERMIT[3] ADJUSTED[4]
Ammonia 600 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, http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/nitrogen/.
[2] Company press release. Sources: linked below.
[3] [Membership required]. Sources: linked below.
[4] [Membership required]. See Methodology.

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