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Operational experience with a running Ultra-Low Energy urea plant 

The Ultra-Low Energy (ULE) Design was first introduced in 2012, aiming to reduce the energy consumption of urea plants. The first ULE plant went into operation in 2021 in China for Xinlianxin (XLX) Chemicals Group, with a nameplate capacity of 2334 MTPD urea. This article shares the highlights of the ULE technology and the first experiences with the operational ULE plant in China.

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First ULE plant in operation in 2021 (XLX-I)
Experiences with Operator Training Simulator at Nobian's chlorine production plant

Stamicarbon is delivering another Operator Training Simulator (OTS) to Nobian, a leading European producer of chlorine with facilities in the Netherlands and Germany. Nobian produces chlorine for use by different companies in the region and has extensive experience using Stamicarbon’s digital product, being an OTS customer since 2001. This article will highlight Nobian’s experience with the OTS.

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OTS training at Stamicarbon
Local for local - Assessing the feasibility of green ammonia production in Angola

Stamicarbon has recently completed a study for Minbos Resources to determine the technical feasibility of the Capanda green ammonia project in Malanje province, Angola, east of the capital Luanda. This pre-feasibility study defined the required process units, plant configuration and estimated CAPEX and OPEX for a 320 MTPD plant producing green ammonia as feedstock for 50% Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) and 50% Low-Density Ammonium Nitrate (LDAN). 

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A full Capanda Dam with Pedras Negras in the background
Moving towards sustainable future: MAIRE Group’s sustainability roadmap

Sustainability has become a critical aspect of the modern world. Words like decarbonization, net zero, carbon neutrality and energy transition have penetrated the core of the process industry. But why is sustainability so important, and why are we discussing it now? Stamicarbon has interviewed Ilaria Catastini, Head of Sustainability and Corporate Advocacy at MAIRE, to learn more about the Group’s approach to sustainability.

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Green Ammonia