14 July 2008 23:27 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant at Point Lisas was offline from 1-8 July, the source said at the Southwestern Fertilizer Conference.
After a natural gas leak, National Gas asked ammonia producers to temporarily reduce production, the source said. Ammonia is made from natural gas.
Because of the plant's size, Yara decided it would be easier to take it offline rather than reduce production, the source said.
The Southwestern Fertilizer Conference, held annually in San Antonio, runs through Tuesday.
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