Apr 4  Comment 
A tiny coastal town in Norway is about to become home to an ambitious enterprise that will turn a diminishing glacier into a high-end cocktail cooler. Is there cause for alarm? Glomfjord, Norway, is a coastal town of 1,120 residents just north of...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 6  Comment 
The State-owned miner Singareni Collieries Company Ltd has been asked to invest in the joint venture of NFL, EIL and FCI, planning to execute Rs 5,000-crore ammonia and urea plants in Ramagundam,...
Reuters  Feb 19  Comment 
Norwegian fertiliser maker Yara and German chemicals firm BASF will spend $600 million building an ammonia plant in Texas, taking advantage of cheap shale gas to...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 11  Comment 
After a year-long gap, the ammonia plant at the public sector FACT has resumed operations using LNG as the feedstock. The use of LNG in the fertiliser company was stopped on January 10,...
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 16  Comment 
Zuari Agro Chemicals has informed the BSE that the operations of the ammonia and urea plants of the company have been shut down due to drop in pressure across the low temperature shift conve...
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 16  Comment 
National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL), Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd (FCIL) have signed a joint venture agreement to set up new ammonia and urea plants with a total ou...
New York Times  Jan 14  Comment 
Less than 12 hours after a warning alarm roused two astronauts from their sleep, everything was back to normal, NASA said, and there were strong indications that the problem was a faulty computer card rather than an actual leak.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 11  Comment 
Ammonia is the key ingredient for manufacturing fertilisers
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 24  Comment 
To build a combined coal gasification, fertiliser and ammonium nitrate plant in Talcher
Benzinga  Dec 22  Comment 
KBR Inc., a world leader in ammonia technology, announced today that it has been awarded the license and engineering contracts to perform front end engineering and design for a potential expansion of Mosaic's Ammonia Plant in St. James, La. ...


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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