N Expansion Slowing?
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 22, 2013 06:46 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- For the first time in decades, fertilizer companies have been lining up to expand nitrogen production in North America. The combination of historically low prices for natural gas -- the key ingredient for nitrogen production -- plus high farmer demand for nitrogen and the allure of building plants close to where fertilizer is consumed, has brought many players, old and new, into that expansion queue.

Whether all those in line make it through the gate successfully is coming into question. While many fertilizer companies still tout plans to either renovate existing plants or build new ones, there ...

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