Severodonetsk “Nitrogen” has significantly increased the production of mineral fertilizers after the resumption of the shops
In 6 months of 2021, Severodonetsk Azot produced 534.7 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers.
In particular, the company produced 226.67 thousand tons of ammonium nitrate, 236.55 thousand tons of urea, 1.27 thousand tons of technical water ammonia, 70.21 thousand tons of urea-ammonia mixture.
The company also produced 355.54 thousand tons of ammonia (an intermediate product used for the production of other nitrogen fertilizers), 5.32 thousand tons of liquid carbon dioxide, 82.39 thousand cubic meters. medical gaseous oxygen in cylinders.
“We have achieved 61% growth in six months. This is a planned result that fully complies with the approved strategy of the nitrogen business Group DF. The company is investing heavily in capital, we are growing and gradually emerging from the crisis. The resumption of the full cycle of mineral fertilizer production in March last year made it possible to launch the main production sites. Now we already see the result, “said Valentyn Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Board of PJSC” Severodonetsk Association of Nitrogen “.
The head stressed that capacity utilization and product line formation is in proportion to demand, but to load the company 100% does not allow significant imports of fertilizers from countries such as Belarus, Lithuania, Poland and Georgia.
Since the resumption of the full cycle of production of mineral fertilizers in the spring of 2020 at Severodonetsk “Nitrogen” the load of technological productions is systematically increasing. In the fall of 2020, one branch of the urea-2 production plant was put into operation, and in March 2021, after many years of downtime, the ammonia production plant 1-B resumed operation.
The volume of capital investments in Severodonetsk “Nitrogen” in 2020 amounted to UAH 101.04 million. A significant part of the invested funds was directed to the restoration of technological equipment and communications of ammonia and urea production plants.
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