IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: United States/Americas

Accident at CF Industries nitrogen plant kills one

2:22 PM MDT | June 24, 2013 | —Lindsay Frost

CF Industries reports that on 14 June an incident occurred at its 4.5-million ton/year nitrogen complex at Donaldsonville, LA—North America’s largest nitrogen operation—resulting in 1 fatality and 7 injuries. The rupture of a nitrogen distribution header during the off-loading of nitrogen caused the accident, and there was no fire or chemical release, the company says. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. in a section of the plant that had been shut down for maintenance. As of 17 June, one employee remained in the hospital, in stable condition...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa