A partnership between a global fertilizer and chemical company and an Idaho-based agribusiness firm will soon help to meet the growing international demand for anhydrous ammonia.
Starting in 2019, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will ship, store and distribute the product from the J. R. Simplot Company’s Rivergate Terminal in Portland, Oregon.
The ammonia will be supplied from CF’s Medicine Hat, Alberta, nitrogen complex, chosen for its low production costs.
The company plans to sell locally from the terminal, but the overall goal is to quench the demand from countries in the Pacific Rim. In 2017, the Pacific Rim imported over 4.1 million metric tonnes of anhydrous ammonia. Read more…