Australian Firm Advances Urea Plan | July 13, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 28 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 28 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 13, 2009

Australian Firm Advances Urea Plan

Department: Business
Keywords: Australia, urea, Perdaman

Australia's Perdaman Chemicals & Fertilisers has lined up technology providers for a $2.7 billion urea plant it plans to build in Western Australia. The plant will use coal as a feedstock. Shell will provide coal gasification and gas treatment technology, Haldor Topsøe will provide ammonia synthesis technology, and DSM's Stamicarbon unit will provide ammonia-to-urea technology. Perdaman says the plant will start up in 2013 and produce 2 million metric tons of urea per year.

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