Anhydrous ammonia plants have operated safely around the world for decades
Gulf Coast Ammonia reaches Final Investment Decision on world-scale ammonia plant in Texas with Starwood Energy and Mabanaft as investors
TEXAS CITY, Texas, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC (GCA) announced today that it has closed on nonrecourse project financing for its world-scale anhydrous ammonia plant in Texas on December 30, 2019. Construction capital will be provided by a joint venture of Starwood Energy Group Global LLC (Starwood Energy) and Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG (Mabanaft).
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Introducing Lotus Infrastructure Partners
GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Energy Group Global (“Starwood Energy”), founded in 2005, today announced the creation of Lotus Infrastructure Partners (“Lotus Infra” or the “Firm”), the successor firm to Starwood Energy, effective as of January 1st, 2023.
Launch of Advario: Oiltanking takes next step in transformation program
May 5, 2022 – Today, Advario, a carve-out of Oiltanking, was launched to take on a frontrunner role in the energy transition, by ensuring safe and reliable storage infrastructure for sustainable liquids. The launch represents the next step in the transformation program announced by Oiltanking in November.
Why we need more ammonia to feed the world
SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 – There are more than 7.6 billion mouths to feed on planet Earth, but this figure is set to reach 9.8 billion by mid-century, according to a United Nations prediction. A population growth rate like this could strain global food supplies, leaving too little for too many in some regions. Modern farming employs innovations like genetically modified crops and AI-driven agriculture to find ways of increasing crop yields. But for many parts of the world, greater access to fertilizer is the key to feeding communities.
Air Products and Haldor Topsoe Sign Global Alliance Agreement for Collaboration on Large-Scale Ammonia, Methanol, and/or Dimethyl Ether Projects Around the World
MAY 15, 2020 (Lehigh Valley, Pa.) – Air Products (NYSE:APD), a global leader in industrial gases and megaproject development, and Haldor Topsoe, the world leader in high-performance catalysts and proprietary technology for the chemical and refining industries, today announced the signing of a global Alliance Agreement. The two companies will collaborate, using their extensive market network outreach for developing potential projects and the combination of their expertise on large-scale ammonia, methanol and/or dimethyl ether plants to be developed and built globally.
HGA to provide Project Management Consulting Services for new GCA Ammonia Plant
JANUARY 19, 2020 – Over the past few years, we have achieved industry-leading excellence in project delivery and overall project management effectiveness. We have also built strong Gulf Coast momentum through our owner’s representative strategy. To build on our distinctive portfolio, we recently executed a contract with Gulf Coast Ammonia (GCA) to provide owner’s representative and project management consulting (PMC) services for their 1.3 million ton per year anhydrous ammonia plant in Texas City near Galveston, Texas. HGA will serve as GCA’s owner’s engineer in monitoring, reviewing and reporting on GCA’s EPC contractor’s performance through the complete engineering, procurement, commissioning and plant start-up lifecycle.
Air Products to Make Largest-Ever U.S. Investment of $500 Million to Build, Own and Operate Its Largest-Ever Hydrogen SMR, a Nitrogen ASU and Utilities Facilities, and Wins Long-Term Contract to Supply Gulf Coast Ammonia’s New World-Scale Texas Production Plant
JANUARY 8, 2020 – Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today its largest-ever investment in the United States in winning a long-term onsite business model supply agreement for a project with Gulf Coast Ammonia (GCA) in Texas City, Texas. Air Products will build, own and operate (BOO) its largest-ever steam methane reformer (SMR) to produce hydrogen which will be connected to and extend, to approximately 700 miles, its existing and the world’s-largest hydrogen pipeline system in the Gulf Coast; BOO an air separation unit (ASU) to supply nitrogen; and will own and operate a steam turbine generator to supply power and other utilities to GCA’s new world-scale ammonia production plant.