German thyssenkrupp awarded contract for blue ammonia plant from QAFCO

Mark Milam


HOUSTON (ICIS)–German firm thyssenkrupp Uhde announced it has been awarded a contract to build world-scale blue ammonia plant from its long-standing customer and QatarEnergy’s affiliate, Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO).

While financial details were not revealed, the firm said the plant is planned to be completed by the first quarter of 2026.

The project will be undertaken in a consortium with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a leading construction company in the Middle East.

It will be designed as a single-train plant which will have a record capacity of 3,500tonnes/day.

“The ongoing trust of our esteemed customer clearly shows that we can deliver solutions for the rising demand in clean ammonia, be it blue or green, be it as fertilizer or as transport medium for hydrogen,” said Cord Landsmann thyssenkrupp Uhde CEO.

“With our well-proven uhde dual pressure technology, clean ammonia can be produced in large quantities and we are very proud to be QatarEnergy’s and QAFCO’s partner in this lighthouse project. We are ready for the green transformation.”


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