Insurance Journal  Mar 27  Comment 
Neighbors of a South Carolina processed meat plant are breathing easy again after being ordered to run from their homes ahead of a chemical leak. Multiple media organizations reported that the leak of anhydrous ammonia from the Carolina Pride...
Insurance Journal  Mar 13  Comment 
A Tekamah, Nebraska, man is suing an Oklahoma pipeline company, which he accused of failing to properly repair an anhydrous ammonia pipeline, causing a deadly leak in 2016. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Steven Chace filed the lawsuit against...
Bulk Transporter  Mar 2  Comment 
THE Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will maintain its permitting stance on the transportation of anhydrous ammonia domestically, according to Paul Bomgardner, chief of FMCSA’s Hazardous Materials Division. For anhydrous...
GenEng News  Jan 26  Comment 
By all scientific accounts, conditions on planet Earth were pretty inhospitable in the early days. The earliest organisms, such as extremophilic archaea, readily adapted to what we would view today as uninhabitable climates. However, as the planet...
GenEng News  Nov 2  Comment 
Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire Ocera Therapeutics for up to $117 million, the companies said today, in a deal that would boost the buyer’s pipeline in treatments for orphan and other liver and kidney diseases. The deal would add to...
Bulk Transporter  Oct 25  Comment 
Westmor Industries manufactures rail loading arms for LP-gas and anhydrous ammonia transfer operations. The design features a reduction in the 90° swivels and only one 45° swivel, creating a less restricted flow, which generates a higher...
MedPage Today  Oct 22  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Lowers ammonia level more quickly than standard care, study finds




 

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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