As the world's leading UREA authority we are committed to the long-term success of this industry - and that means sharing our insight and knowledge.
Unlocking the potentials of innovative fertilizers
t to boost yield, enhance the nutrients.
Changing farmer needs for fertilizer
of the fertiliser product and/or the fertiliser application technology.
An historic perspective on Stamicarbon
The fertilizer industry and the port of Rotterdam
WORLD UREA MARKET DYNAMICS
an producers • Investments drivers for North American projects • Key take-aways
World & Russian Market Dynamics
The impact of low energy prices and increasing capacity
vely hit the market?
How rigorously plant modeling can advance your urea business
ttempts making such urea models have been limited in scope and usage, due to the rapid rise in complexity, execution time, and difficulties encountered as model size increases to encompass sufficient fidelity and scope to address overall economic impact to the business. Urea plant models however can encapsulate a large amount of process knowledge and companies start realizing significant value from the use of these models in offline and online model based applications. Such applications include real-time optimization, model predictive control, data reconciliation, virtual sensors, process performance monitoring and total plant monitoring systems to name a few. This paper gives an overview on Stamicarbon’s capabilities and products related to urea plant modeling. These models are typically implemented in the ADVANCE and EVOLVE life-cycle of a urea plant. In the LAUNCH phase, grass root plants can apply the models to optimize consumption and emission figures. It allows urea producers to stay competitive with production improvements, monitoring and detection, staff training and full lifecycle support. Further, feedback will be given on the EVOLVE OPTIMIZER™ project at OCI in the Netherlands. This has been in operation since 2012.
How Industry 4.0 will Transform Urea Production and Engineering
Urea Producers & Project Development
d Training 6. Conclusions
Zero Waste Urea production
s that are out of specification, intermediates and by-products, all of which normally end up as waste. These waste streams are either dumped in landfills, incinerated, or otherwise wasted, putting a burden on the environment and resulting in a negative economic impact for fertilizer producers.