Jacobs to provide program management at new US nitrogen fertilizer facility
Construction of the plant is expected to begin in November of 2014 and take three years to complete. Once operational, Midwest Fertilizer will make nitrogen-based fertilizers to supply domestic demand.
Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract by Midwest
Fertilizer to provide program management services for a
nitrogen-based fertilizer plant in Posey County, India
na, the company said on
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but estimate
value to be $2.4
for the new plant is
expected to begin in November of 2014 and take three years to
complete. Once operational, Midwest Fertilizer plans to
manufacture nitrogen-based fertilizers to supply domestic
demand. The US is currently the largest importer of nitrogen
fertilizer, according to the Department of Agriculture.
"It's exciting to be part of Midwest Fertilizer's expansion
into the US market,"
said Jacobs vice president Chris Nagel. "We look forward to
partnering with them on their new facility, the first
nitrogenous fertilizer plant to be built in the US in more
than 25 years."
Midwest Fertilizer is a multinational corporation of
international investors from the US, Europe
, and Asia and includes
Fatima Group, a global leader in the fertilizer industry
headquartered in Pakistan.