January 2001

Loss Prevention/Process Technology

Control corrosion factors in ammonia and urea plants

Processing conditions for ammonia and urea are highly corrosive; using metallurgical advancements can mitigate such forces

Nair, M. P. Sukumaran, Special Secretary to Government of Kerala, and Chairman, Chemical Engineering Division Board of the Institution of Engineers

In the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), the manufacture of ammonia and urea holds a prominent role. These petrochemicals have sustained the growth of agricultural production with new technologies and processes. This industry uses many different feedstocks such as coal, liquid petroleum, natural gas, and refinery residues. These feeds are processed under extreme pressure and temperatures in a highly corrosive environment. Despite these processing challenges, large-scale fertilizer plants are built worldwide to meet the growing fertilizer demand. A major factor contributing to this achievement is the industry's succe

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $399 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}