27 May 2021
PRJSC “Severodonetsk Azot Association” invests more than uah3.1 million to increase steam production
PrJSC “Severodonetsk Azot Association”, a member of Group DF nitrogen line of business, launched the upgrade of the steam generating unit in the steam supply workshop.
The shareholder shall invest more than UAH 3.1 million in this project.
The project objective is to increase the production of steam supplied to technological workshops, and, subsequently, to increase the output of the main product (nitrogen fertilizers). Aside from that, the project will reduce the company’s electricity consumption.
Following the implementation of the project, capacity of boiler No. 2 in the steam supply workshop will reach the designed capacity of 75 t of steam per hour. It will allow the enterprise to ensure stable steam production in the required amounts.
Steam is used in the core departments of the company and is necessary for the operations of the entire technological complex of the enterprise. PrJSC “Severodonetsk Azot Association” consumes approximately 1,000,000 t of steam.
During the implementation of the project, special corporate contractors will perform a large amount of installation, construction and other works. In the course of modernization, 186 wall tubes (each over 15 meters long) will be replaced. To this end, the protective fireproof casing of the boiler will be dismantled, construction works will be performed, and protective materials will be replaced. On top of that, in the course of the repair campaign, detailed diagnostics of the boiler will be carried out and defects will be eliminated.
In Q1 2021, PrJSC “Severodonetsk Azot Association” produced 265,620 t of mineral fertilizers.