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  • January 10, 2022

    Summit Carbon Solutions Partners with Blue Ammonia Project to Decarbonize Ag Supply Chain

    AMES, Iowa (January 10, 2022) – Summit Carbon Solutions is pleased to announce a new partnership with Northern Plains Nitrogen (“NPN”) in its carbon capture and storage project, which is focused on decarbonizing the agriculture and biofuels industries. NPN is developing a world-scale blue ammonia plant near Grand Forks, [...]
  • November 8, 2021

    Fertilizer Crisis Means Higher Prices for Every Plate of Food

    Posted on: Bloomberg.com Prices for crop nutrients soar to records as the global energy squeeze hits production. Fertilizer is so vital to Walter do Carmo Padua Jr.’s coffee trees that he can’t imagine producing any beans without it. That’s a problem because getting his hands on the stuff is [...]
  • November 8, 2021

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices Close in on All-Time Highs as UAN32 Breaks Record

    Posted on: dtnpf.com/agriculture/ MT JULIET, Tenn. (DTN) — The retail fertilizer price spike continues, with seven of the eight major fertilizers tracked by DTN posting significant gains and one setting a new record. UAN32 cost an average of $522 per ton in the fourth week of October, the highest [...]
  • November 8, 2021

    Nitrogen Fertilizers Market Review 2015-2019 and Forecast to 2030 – Urea Fertilizers Witnessing Rapid Growth; Global Urea Capacity to Reach 226 Metric Tons by 2021

    Posted on GlobalNewswire Dublin, Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Nitrogen Fertilizers Global Market Report 2020” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global nitrogen fertilizers market was worth $ 54.61 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of [...]
  • November 7, 2021

    World Fertilizer Trends and Outlook to 2020

    FAO, in collaboration with other members of the Fertilizer Outlook Expert  Group dealing with fertilizer production, consumption and trade, annually provides five-year forecasts of world and regional nitrogen, phosphate and potassium fertilizer supply, demand and potential balance. Click here to download the full report (PDF document) [...]
  • October 12, 2015

    DARIN ANDERSON: Fertilizer plant faces one more hurdle: Money

    VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Northern Plains Nitrogen achieved an important benchmark recently in its effort to build a state-of-the-art fertilizer facility in Grand Forks. A “Permit to Construct” was issued by the North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Air Quality, clearing the last of permitting hurdles for the project. The [...]
  • August 12, 2015

    Northern Plains Nitrogen gets final permit for N.D. fertilizer project

    A proposed nitrogen fertilizer plant just northwest of Grand Forks took another forward step today when the North Dakota Department of Health issued a “permit to construct” after analyzing the facility’s air quality impact. A news release this afternoon said Northern Plains Nitrogen has received all necessary permits for [...]
  • December 11, 2014

    WATER PERMITS APPROVED TO SUPPLY PROPOSED WATER PLANT IN GRAND FORKS

    BISMARCK — The State Water Commission granted permission Friday for Grand Forks to pump additional water from its wastewater lagoons and the Red River to meet the needs of a proposed fertilizer plant and other industrial users. Northern Plains Nitrogen is proposing a $1.85 billion, 340-acre fertilizer plant on the north [...]
  • November 19, 2014

    FERTILIZER INDEPENDENCE FOR NORTH DAKOTA?

    BISMARCK, N.D. _ Urea plants to start operating in about two years could supply the entire state of North Dakota, and then some. “We have a lot of demand in the state and a lot of demand in the region,” said Dave Franzen, a North Dakota State University Extension [...]
  • November 18, 2013

    AGREEMENT ON FERTILIZER PLANT SIGNED

    Officials with a North Dakota company and a Chinese engineering firm sat down at the state Capitol on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding that could lead to a large fertilizer plant in the state. Signing the document were Darin Anderson, chairman of Northern Plains Nitrogen LLP of [...]
  • September 30, 2013

    OVERVIEW OF NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN BY PRESIDENT, DARIN ANDERSON

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  • September 26, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN ON AG NEWS

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  • September 25, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN ON VALLEY NEWS LIVE

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  • September 25, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN EXPANDS IT’S SHAREHOLDER OFFERING FOR ND PROJECT

    VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A company that plans to build a $1.7 billion fertilizer production plant in Grand Forks, N.D., is expanding its seed capital — or shareholder — drive to include farmers and others in the region, and beyond. Darin Anderson, a Valley City, N.D., farmer and chairman [...]
  • September 25, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN NOW OPEN TO INVESTORS

    September 25, 2013: Plans for North Dakota’s first Fertilizer plant are moving forward. As of today, Northern Plains Nitrogen offers growers and other interested parties the opportunity to invest directly in the $1.7 billion project located in Grand Forks. The plant, which is slated to begin operation in 2017, [...]
  • August 28, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN BUYING LAND FOR GRAND FORKS FACILITY

    A group planning a 1.5 billion dollar nitrogen fertilizer plant is in the process of buying a site. Northern Plains Nitrogen CEO Don Pottinger says the company is buying land next to Grand Forks’ municipal sewage lagoons. There is a reason that the company wants to build so close [...]
  • July 26, 2013

    NORTHERN PLAINS NITROGEN TO ADD AMMONIA, UREA & UAN CAPACITY

    Domestic nitrogen production is vital to the future of American agriculture. Supply constraints in Trinidad & Tobago, Middle Eastern unrest, FSU natgas curtailments and a Corn Belt that demands anhydrous ammonia along with a host of other supply/demand factors suggest domestic nitrogen — anhydrous in particular — could be [...]
  • June 10, 2013

    2 PLANTS CONSIDERED…PROPOSALS ARE SEPARATE, BUT HAVE SIMILARITIES

    Two organizations are proposing to build nitrogen fertilizer plants in North Dakota. Northern Plains Nitrogen announced last month that it hopes to build a $1.5 billion facility near the northeast North Dakota city of Grand Forks. Last summer, the North Dakota Corn Growers Association said it would like to [...]
  • May 10, 2013

    ‘PERFECT’ SITE NETS FERTILIZER PLANT FACILITY

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The selection of 320 acres northwest of Grand Forks as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. “I do drool over that site. It’s as good as it gets,” [...]
  • May 9, 2013

    Governor calls NPN “an exciting opportunity for Grand Forks, the state of North Dakota and the Northern Plains

    Dalrymple Applauds Northern Plains Nitrogen’s Plans to Build a $1.5 Billion Fertilizer Plant Near Grand Forks BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown, the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation, and officials from Northern Plains Nitrogen to announce the company’s plans to build [...]