CF Industries, Mitsui select Thyssenkrupp Uhde for blue ammonia project

Morris Johnson, general manager, CF Industries in Donaldsonville

Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and CF Industries Holdings Inc. have selected Thyssenkrupp Uhde as technology provider for their new blue ammonia plant in Ascension Parish, reports Chemical Engineering magazine.

The new greenfield facility will produce blue ammonia by leveraging carbon capture and sequestration processes to reduce carbon emissions by more than 60 percent, compared to conventional ammonia. Morris Johnson is general manager of the CF Industries facility in Donaldsonville.

CF Industries and Mitsui expect to make a final investment decision on the proposed facility in the second half of 2023. As a first step, thyssenkrupp Uhde will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study. Construction and commissioning of a new world-scale capacity ammonia plant typically will take approximately four years. Read the entire story.