Stamicarbon signs contract for urea melt and granulation plant for ShchekinoAzot in Russia
Stamicarbon BV (Sittard, the Netherlands; www.stamicarbon.com), the innovation and license company of Maire Tecnimont Group, has signed a contract for license, process design package (PDP) and proprietary equipment supply for a grass root urea melt and granulation plant for ShchekinoAzot, to be built in Pervomayskiy, Tula region, Russia.
The scope of work for Stamicarbon is the complete license and PDP for a 2,000 metric ton per day (m.t./d) melt and granulation plant including supply of proprietary equipment. The urea melt plant will use Stamicarbon’s Pool Reactor Design and Flash Design. These designs simplify synthesis loop operation, lower investment costs and reduce steam consumption. The Safurex high pressure stripper and pool reactor will be equipped with a radar level measurement system.
The granulation plant will use Stamicarbon’s Optimized Granulation Design and the MicroMist Venturi Scrubber technology. This high-performance multi-stage gas scrubber for granulators is designed to remove urea particles and ammonia gas at extremely high efficiencies. It is capable of meeting most stringent emission levels by capturing submicron dust and removing ammonia efficiently via the injection of an acid solution, while minimizing energy consumption by keeping pressure-drop low.
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…