WHATS IN THE NEWS

  • 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 [...]
  • May 9, 2013

    Northern Plains Nitrogen launches

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  • May 9, 2013

    COMPANY PLANS NITROGEN FERTILIZER PLANT IN ND

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — State and local leaders in North Dakota announced Thursday plans to build a new $1.5 billion nitrogen fertilizer production facility northwest of Grand Forks. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown were joined by others in announcing that Northern Plains Nitrogen intended [...]