CF Industries Woodward Nitrogen Complex Shut Down For Repairs
DEERFIELD, Ill. -- April 21, 2014
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) today announced that its entire
Woodward, Oklahoma, nitrogen complex is off-line due to a problem in one of
the boilers. All of the plants in the complex were safely shut down with no
impact on personnel, the surrounding community or the environment. The company
estimates that it will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks to return the plant to
normal operations. During the outage, the plant will execute the turnaround
maintenance activities that had previously been scheduled for June. The
Woodward complex has average annual production capacity for 480,000 tons of
gross ammonia, 820,000 tons of UAN, and 25,000 tons of urea liquor. The
company's sales organization is communicating with customers to work through
product availability and delivery schedule implications.
About CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a global leader in
nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, serving both agricultural
and industrial customers. CF Industries, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois,
operates world-class nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing complexes in the
central United States and Canada and distributes plant nutrients through a
system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment
located primarily in the midwestern United States. The company also owns 50
percent interests in GrowHow UK Limited, a fertilizer manufacturer in the
United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago;
and KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near
Zurich, Switzerland. CF Industries routinely posts investor announcements and
additional information on the company's Web site at www.cfindustries.com and
encourages those interested in the company to check there frequently.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
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