QAFCO to shut Mesaieed ammonia/urea plant for maintenance in March

09 February 2011 14:46  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Qatar Fertilizer Co (QAFCO) plans to shut down its No 2 ammonia/urea plant at Mesaieed for three to four weeks of maintenance in March, a company source said on Wednesday.

The source did  not provide specific dates for the maintenance work.

QAFCO expects that around 500 tonnes/day of ammonia for export will be lost during the shutdown, the source added.

The plant has a nameplate capacity of 900 tonnes/day of ammonia and 1,000 tonnes/day of urea.

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By: Rebecca Clarke
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