New York Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.
New York Times  Apr 22  Comment 
A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.
Red Orbit  Apr 14  Comment 
By Catherine Zandonella, Princeton University A decades-long debate over how nitrogen is removed from the ocean may now be settled by new findings from researchers at Princeton University and their collaborators at the University of...
DailyFinance  Apr 14  Comment 
TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/14 -- AUTRIS (OTCQB: AUTR) Plan to develop a new process for creating ammonia Ammonia and phosphoric acid are key inputs to DAP, the most widely manufactured global phosphate fertilizerTesting and...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 2  Comment 
Kochi port has agreed to allot the land adjacent to the present storage facility in Willingdon Island
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 27  Comment 
Shipping Ministry move follows plea by explosive-makers catering to mining sector
Red Orbit  Mar 26  Comment 
Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that vertically aligned carbon nanofibers (VACNFs) can be manufactured using ambient air, making the manufacturing process safer...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 25  Comment 
By Chris Damas: Late Thursday, Yara International (OTCPK:YARIY), the largest international ammonia producer in the world, settled its April ammonia supply contract with major buyer The Mosaic Company (MOS) at Tampa, Florida, for $580/metric...
SeekingAlpha  Feb 25  Comment 
By Bhavneesh Sharma: Ocera Therapeutics (ORCX, Nasdaq) announced the initiation of its phase 2b double blind, controlled, randomized clinical trial in early January 2014. The company's main product is OCR-002 (ornithine phenylacetate), an ammonia...
DailyFinance  Feb 12  Comment 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 -- Editor's note: There are two videos associated with this press release. Axine Water Technologies, developers of a low-cost, chemical-free solution for treating high concentrations of...


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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