(The Advocate – October 20, 2013) BASF, Yara eyeing Gulf Coast for ammonia plant (By: Ted Griggs)
Chemical giants BASF and Yara are talking about building “a world-scale ammonia plant” on the Gulf Coast, although few other details are available.
BASF, the world’s largest chemical company, uses ammonia in its United States manufacturing facilities. Oslo-based Yara, which has a global fertilizer network, is looking to strengthen its U.S. presence.
BASF spokesman John Schmidt said the joint project, if it happens, would be the first between BASF and...