Brazil Petrobras to resume operations at urea, ammonia plant in Parana

Mark Milam


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Brazil producer Petrobras announced that its executive board has approved the resumption of operating activities of the fertilizer plant Araucaria Nitrogenados in the state of Parana.

The plant has been mothballed since 2020 and the producer said it is now expected to be restarted in the second half of 2025.

Located next to the Presidente Getulio Vargas Refinery the operation has a fertilizer production capacity of 720,000 short tons/year for urea and 475,000 short tons/year for ammonia.

It can also produce automotive liquid reducing agent.


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