Minister of Energy examines readiness to launch new ammonia complex
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 10 July 2020, the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan Alisher Sultanov made a working visit to Navoiazot JSC to study the readiness of the new ammonia and urea production complex for commissioning and operation. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Energy.
The First Deputy Minister of Energy, acting Chairman of the Board of Uzkimyosanoat Joint Stock Company Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov.
Analyzing the readiness for work of the new enterprise, A. Sultanov was instructed to attract representatives of the manufacturer and licensors to fully commission the complex of modern equipment. Here, negotiations were held on video-selective communication with representatives of the Japanese side and it was agreed to hold a working meeting in the near future with members of the Japanese companies Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Corporation.
When visiting the plant, instructions were given to complete the painting and heat insulation work in the coming days, as well as to set up the packaging units by specialists of the supplier companies. The Minister of Energy conducted an analysis of the availability of dynamic, compressor and pumping equipment, which is supplied by MitsubishiCompressor (Japan) and Italian manufacturers.
Summing up the conclusions made during the working trip, the Minister of Energy instructed to resolve the issue of the arrival of the necessary foreign specialists in Uzbekistan, including technologists for commissioning the equipment, specialists in gas analyzers and installation of demirmed water, as well as other noted areas important for the efficient operation of the commissioned innovative production.
The commissioning of a new complex for the production of mineral fertilizers with the introduction of modern energy-saving technologies will allow to receive 660 thousand tons of ammonia and 577.5 thousand tons of urea per year, to expand the range of mineral fertilizers based on them. The contract for the implementation of the project was concluded with the union of Japanese companies Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and Mitsubishi Corporation on a turnkey basis.
With the commissioning of the complex, the production of ammonia and ammonium nitrate will almost double. At the same time, the consumption of heat and energy resources will be reduced significantly. Innovative technologies meet modern international standards and are aimed at reducing the level of harmful emissions into the environment.