Rebecca Hayward - 04 March 2014
Agrium has announced that its Board of Directors has approved an expansion of its nitrogen facility in Borger, Texas. The project will include a new urea production unit, which is expected to have a capacity of approximately 610,000 metric tonnes, of which approximately 308,000 metric tonnes will be Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF).
The company plans to begin construction in March 2014 and expects the project's total capital cost to be US$720 million, with completion expected in the second half of 2015.
"The expansion project will provide greater flexibility to meet changes in demand by product and region and reduce our reliance on existing ammonia distribution channels", said Agrium's President & CEO, Chuck Magro.
Rebecca Hayward - 2 July 2014
Agrium has begun construction to expand Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) capacity at its Borger, Texas nitrogen facility. The company hosted a ground breaking ceremony in May 2014 to mark the beginning of construction. The project will include a new urea production unit, which is expected to have an annual capacity of 610,000 metric tonnes,...
Laura Cross - 13 January 2010
Agrium has signed a deal with Old World Industries to be its exclusive supplier of DEF grade prilled urea for the manufacture of BlueDEF. Agrium expects the North American DEF market to exceed 1.5m tons of urea equivalent (1bn gallons of DEF) by the year 2020. A spokesperson for Agrium said: "The tonnage supplied from the Borger...
Rosalie Winnik - 5 January 2018
Musket Corporation, the trading and logistics arm of Love's, has opened a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) wholesale bulk rack in Blue Island, Illinois. The Blue Island facility is the company’s 13th DEF location, and its second in Illinois. “Blue Island is an ideal location for our newest DEF facility because of its proximity to the Chicago...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
Love's Travel Stops has opened 3 new locations this month, all with DEF available at the pump. Love's Travel Stops has locations in 41 states, with bulk DEF available at 99 per cent of sites.
Niels Tholen - 26 November 2014
At the recent Integer Emission Summit held in Chicago, IL, Tim Cheyne, Director of Emissions at Integer discussed the current state of the market and predicted DEF consumption growth to be fuelled mainly by Class 8 trucks. Natural gas trucks are set to compete with diesel-SCR trucks and are expected to account for 10% of class 8 trucks by...