At Severodonetsk Azot, part of Dmitry Firtash's Group DF nitrogen business, modernization of ammonia production unit 1-A has been completed. This was reported by the press service of Group DF.
“The purpose of the modernization of the workshop is to reduce the cost of finished products, to ensure optimal energy and consumption indicators of equipment. The capacity of the launched shop has not changed - 1,700 tons of ammonia per day, but its economy has improved significantly. The shareholder continues to invest capital investments in the company's fixed assets. The key industrial sites of the plant are being modernized to make the enterprise more competitive, "said Leonid Bugaev, Chairman of the Board of Severodonetsk Azot Association.
In the course of the modernization, the repair of technological equipment units, pipelines was carried out, the repair and maintenance of instrumentation and automation were carried out. Also, a number of routine maintenance work was carried out to extend the life of key units of the shop, special expert and technical diagnostics of devices, pipelines, gas pipelines, steam pipelines were performed.
Subdivisions of all services of the shop and enterprise, specialists of several contractors took part in the repair.
Particular attention during the complex of works was paid to ensure the stable operation of the ammonia production unit, personnel safety and the environment.
In March 2021, the ammonia production shop 1-B with a production capacity of 1,360 tons of ammonia per day was launched. In the fall of 2020, one technological line of the urea (urea) production workshop No. 2 was put into operation (the workshop capacity is 800 tons of urea per day).
Earlier, the press service reported that in 2020 Group DF invested UAH 131.5 million in Severodonetsk Azot. The largest investment projects were the restoration of the full production cycle at Severodonetsk Azot - the launch of production of its own ammonia and urea, as well as the launch of a line for packing finished products in a big-bag at this enterprise.