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Pemex starts upgrade of urea plant

4:34 AM MDT | June 10, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Upgrading work at Petróleos Mexicanos's (Pemex; Mexico City) urea plant at Pajaritos, Mexico, has started, Pemex says. The work will boost the plant's urea production capacity to almost 1 million m.t./year, the company says. The current capacity has not been disclosed. The additional production is expected to help substitute the $400 million that Mexico annually spends on urea imports, Pemex says. The expanded plant is scheduled to be operational in 2015. The plant was mothballed in the 1990s mainly because of the high cost of natural gas. The Mexican...

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