Benzinga  May 6  Comment 
Avondale Partners added LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE: LXU) to its Conviction List, as ammonia production has been confirmed. "At current levels, LXU makes for an attractive investment for the next year but we are adding it to our Conviction List...
Insurance Journal  Apr 20  Comment 
A newspaper analysis has found that while some safety steps have been taken across Texas following the deadly 2013 explosion at a plant in West, tons of the same kind of fertilizer that exploded there can still be found near …
Benzinga  Apr 15  Comment 
Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCRX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on acute and chronic orphan liver diseases, today announced that data from two investigator-sponsored preclinical studies of Ocera's ammonia scavenger,...
Insurance Journal  Mar 31  Comment 
The Oregon Ice Cream Co. has agreed to pay $55,000 for violating federal safety rules at its Eugene plant. In 2011, Environmental Protection Agency inspectors found that the company failed to meet industry safety standards for its ammonia...
guardian.co.uk  Mar 18  Comment 
Queensland Nickel Sales took samples from two creeks and advised environment department that excessive ammonia levels were detected Clive Palmer’s north Queensland nickel refinery has contravened its environmental licence because of elevated...
Bulk Transporter  Feb 9  Comment 
Here is this week’s roundup of the latest news and announcements affecting tank storage terminal operations. read more
New York Times  Feb 3  Comment 
Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts called on the Obama administration to force the recall of every Takata airbag using a propellant that contains ammonium nitrate.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 21  Comment 
Sees good volume growth in Technical Ammonium Nitrate and acids segments
Automotive World  Nov 25  Comment 
Ford joins a number of OEMs that have stopped sourcing the potentially volatile inflators The post Ford stops using ammonium nitrate Takata inflators appeared first on Automotive World.




 

Ammonia is a chemical whose largest industrial use it to produce fertilizer. Ammonia can itself be used as a simple nitrogen fertilizer, but it is more commonly used to produce other nitrogen fertilizers, such as Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN). Although generally the least expensive source of nitrogen fertilizer available to agricultural customers, ammonia may be less attractive since it requires specialized equipment and has limited application flexibility.

The largest cost component of ammonia production is natural gas.

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