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2013-01-17 12:21:28

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IHI E&C International Corporation based in Houston, Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of IHI Corporation headquartered in Tokyo, has been selected by Dakota Gasification Company (DGC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck, North Dakota, to perform a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) study for a 1,100 - 2,200 short tons per day urea plant at its facility near Beulah, North Dakota. (Photo:...

2013-01-09 08:23:33

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today provided an update regarding the UAN expansion project at its Coffeyville, Kan., fertilizer facility that is expected to increase UAN production capacity to more than 3,000 tons per day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080226/CVRLOGO) All machinery and equipment for the...

2012-12-06 12:21:59

FAIRFIELD, Ill., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Valley Resources LLC (OVR) has selected Spencer County, IN, as the home for its new billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer plant. The state-of-the-art facility will be located on approximately 150 acres in Spencer County north of Rockport. In September, OVR announced it was considering the Spencer County site along with a location near Owensboro, Kentucky. Doug Wilson, President/CEO of Ohio Valley Resources, explained that the Spencer...

2012-10-26 15:21:02

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today declared a cash distribution of 49.6 cents per common unit for the third quarter of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080226/CVRLOGO) The distribution as set by the board of CVR GP, LLC, the general partner of CVR Partners, will be paid Nov. 14, 2012, to unit...

2012-10-19 11:24:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report on the global fertilizer industry, forecasting that increasing demand for fertilizer will fuel international trading activity. In the report, published by the bank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, Rabobank says that rising agricultural commodity prices should drive an increase in demand for fertilizer as farmers attempt to increase yields in order to capitalise on higher prices. A pick-up in...

Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtles Release Waste Through Their Mouth
2012-10-11 19:54:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online "Necessary? Is it necessary for me to drink my own urine? No, but I do it anyway because it's sterile and I like the taste," says Rip Torn's character, Patches O'Houlihan, in the hit comedic movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. While Patches O'Houlihan might seem like an oddball for drinking his own urine, scientists have found that one species of turtle would deem it as being completely normal, at least in a similar sense....

2012-09-26 10:25:02

FAIRFIELD, Ill., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Valley Resources LLC (OVR) filed an air permit application with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) on September 17,2012, to construct a new billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer facility in Spencer County, IN. At the same time, OVR entered into technology licensing agreements with KBR of Houston, TX, to provide the essential ammonia process production units necessary for the proposed facility. The agreement with KBR...

2012-09-17 02:21:53

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Byron Kelley will present the company's business outlook to attendees at the Imperial Capital 6(th) Annual Global Opportunities Conference on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, New York. (Logo:...

2012-09-04 10:23:14

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has signed a long-term contract with Cangzhou Zhengyuan Fertilizer Co., Ltd. and will build, own and operate an air separation unit (ASU) and integrated gas liquefier in Hebei Province, China. The ASU will produce approximately 2,000 tons per day (TPD) of gaseous oxygen for Cangzhou Zhengyuan's gasifier operation at its fertilizer plant in Hebei. The facility also will produce liquid product to...

2012-08-22 06:21:13

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Capital Management, Inc. (OTCQB: UCMT), announced today that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to purchase up to 43% of NB Regeneration, Inc., subject to the terms of a definitive purchase agreement. NB Regeneration is in the process of developing a nitrogen fertilizer facility to be located in the Republic of Panama that will be capable of producing up to 4,000 MT of granulated urea daily. Urea is the world's most...