Red Orbit  Oct 13  Comment 
Provided by Hannah Hickey, University of Washington The largest migration on the planet is the movement of small animals from the surface of the open ocean, where they feed on plants under cover of darkness, to the sunless depths where they...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 6  Comment 
By Price Point: The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), one of the largest North American fertilizer companies, announced a reduction in operating rates for its phosphate operations. The company cited high raw material costs (increased sulfur and ammonia...
Agrimoney.com  Sep 30  Comment 
The fertilizer giant reduces phosphate production, blaming "disconnected" ammonia and sulphur prices. It curbs ideas of phosphate and potash sales too
StreetInsider.com  Jul 1  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/Chicago+Bridge+%26+Iron+%28CBI%29+Receives+Ammonia+Storage+Tank+Contract+from+LSB+Industries+%28LXU%29/9627347.html for the full story.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 29  Comment 
   Of the ten workers injured in an ammonia compressor blast on Saturday in the Glochem Industries pharma unit at Parawada in Visakhapatnam district, one was discharge...
WA Business News  Jun 25  Comment 
Pankaj Oswal has lost a bid to delay a $500 million lawsuit in which he is suing Apache Corporation over damages related to the cost overrun on the development of Burrup Fertilisers’ ammonia plant in the Pilbara.
New York Times  Jun 14  Comment 
Served most often as chewy pink slabs of sashimi, hongeo, or fermented skate, is prized in South Korea for fumes so strong they sometimes cause people’s mouths to peel.
Insurance Journal  May 23  Comment 
The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say. Outdated federal policies,...




 

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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