thyssenkrupp Uhde to build blue ammonia plant in Qatar

thyssenkrupp Uhde has won a new contract from its long-standing customer and QatarEnergy’s affiliate, Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO), for the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of a world-scale ammonia plant, capable of producing its full output as Blue Ammonia. The contract was recently signed, and the plant is planned to be completed by the first quarter of 2026. The project is realized in a consortium with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a leading construction company in the Middle East. Thanks to the uhde® ammonia technology, the single-train plant will have a record capacity of 3,500 metric tons/day. This further enhances thyssenkrupp Uhde’s strong position in the mega-scale market.

Martina Merz, CEO thyssenkrupp AG: “thyssenkrupp has a long-standing business relationship with Qatar, and we are delighted to sign this contract. With our proven technology and innovation expertise, we are laying the foundation towards sustainable solutions jointly with our customers.”

Dr. Cord Landsmann, CEO thyssenkrupp Uhde: “The ongoing trust of our esteemed customer clearly shows that we can deliver solutions for the rising demand in clean ammonia, be it blue or green, be it as fertilizer or as a transport medium for hydrogen. With our well-proven uhde® dual pressure technology, clean ammonia can be produced in large quantities and we are very proud to be QatarEnergy’s and QAFCO’s partner in this lighthouse project. We are ready for the green transformation.”

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