CF Industries Signs Engineering and Procurement Contract with thyssenkrupp for Green Ammonia Project

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that it has signed an engineering and procurement contract with thyssenkrupp for the Company’s green ammonia project at its Donaldsonville, Louisiana, manufacturing complex.


  • CF Industries has signed an engineering and procurement contract with thyssenkrupp to supply a 20 megawatt (MW) alkaline water electrolysis plant to produce green hydrogen at the Company’s Donaldsonville, Louisiana, manufacturing complex
  • Construction and installation, which will be managed by CF Industries, is expected to begin in the second half of 2021 and to finish in 2023, with the cost of the initial project fitting within the Company’s annual capital expenditure budget
  • CF Industries will integrate the carbon-free hydrogen generated by the electrolysis plant into existing ammonia synthesis loops to enable the production of 20,000 tons per year of green ammonia
  • When complete in 2023, the Donaldsonville green ammonia project will be the largest of its kind in North America

“Today we launch a new era for CF Industries as we sign a definitive agreement to develop the first commercial-scale green ammonia project in North America,” said Tony Will, president and chief executive officer, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. “This project highlights the competitive advantage our world class ammonia production network offers to industries sourcing carbon-free energy and reinforces our commitment to make significant progress in reducing our carbon footprint by 2030.”

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