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Shell and Yara sign Mozambique fertiliser MOU

Shell and fertiliser giant Yara have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a fertiliser plant in Mozambique.
By Staff reporter 4 July 2017 0 26621

Shell and fertiliser giant Yara have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a fertiliser plant in Mozambique, according to an emailed statement from the country’s government.

The plant will use 2.27-2.55 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) of gas to produce around 1.3 mpta of ammonia and urea. The plant will also generate around 30-50 MW of electricity, which will be used domestically.

Yara and two other companies won a tender to develop Mozambique’s domestic gas market. Yara will have access to around 11.33...