NIIK to increase urea unit capacity at Acron site, Russia
NIIK and Novgorodsky GIAP have signed a contract to upgrade the sixth urea unit at Acron site, Veliky Novgorod, Russia, by increasing capacity to 2050 tpd.
The basis of the process is the advanced stripping technology concept, which has been realised after previous enhancement projects in India with 2500 tpd-capacity result.
Low cost due to use of urea grade steel material
Streamlined urea synthesis due to installation of a set of internal devices designed by NIIK into the reactor
Compliant with all modern environmental and safety standards regulations
The new facility will be equipped with a new synthesis unit, parallel distillation line of improved design, up-to-date effluent treatment unit, evaporation unit with capacity 200 tpd and other facilities.
The unit under repair was initially designed using NIIK’s urea production technology URECON®2006 commissioned in November 2018. During operation, the unit reached maximum capacity and a decision was made to increase the output of the sixth urea unit to address the need for the additional raw material to be processed, and the shifting urea synthesis unit for lower pressure to unify compressor equipment.
“We are pleased that our long term partner Acron selected NIIK’s ground-breaking technology thereby contributing to its future growth and development. It is a great and exciting milestone in NIIK’s history. We use state-of-the-art resources relating to plant maintenance and operation, material engineering and process and corrosion researching to develop and refine our own technologies”, Oleg Kostin, general director of NIIK, said.
EuroChem and Maire Tecnimont sign memorandum of intent for potential new urea and ammonia plant
EuroChem Group has signed an early works contract for a potential new urea and ammonia production facility, subject to further investment plan approval, at Kingisepp, northwest Russia, with Maire Tecnimont. Under the terms of the agreement, Maire Tecnimont will carry out preliminary engineering and site surveying work at the brownfield site adjacent to EuroChem’s existing…
Fertz major EuroChem nears decision on new ammonia, urea, and methanol plants
KINGISEPP (ICIS)–EuroChem is nearing a final decision on ambitious plans for new ammonia, urea, and methanol plants in northwest Russia to serve international markets, two executives from the Switzerland-headquartered fertilizer group disclosed on Tuesday. The green light for a 1m tonne/year ammonia facility; 1.1m-1.5m tonne/year granular urea plant; and a 1.8m tonne/year methanol manufacturing unit…
SOCAR, Tekfen sign memorandum on construction
A meeting was held on May 31 between Rovnag Abdullayev, President of Azerbaijan’s SOCAR, and Murat Gigin, Chairman of Turkey’s Tekfen, Trend reports referring to SOCAR. At the meeting, the parties signed a memorandum on the construction of a new carbamide plant in Azerbaijan. Based on the experience gained in the construction of the existing…