CVR Partners, LP produces and distributes nitrogen fertilizer products, which are used primarily by farmers to improve the yield and quality of their crops. The company’s principal products are urea and ammonium nitrate (UAN) and ammonia. CVR GP, LLC serves as a general partner of the company. The company is a subsidiary of Coffeyville Resources, LLC. The company’s nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing facility in North America utilizes a petroleum coke (pet coke) gasification process to produce nitrogen fertilizer. Its facility includes a 1,225 ton-per-day ammonia unit, a 3,000 ton-per-day UAN unit, and a gasifier complex with built-in redundancy having a capacity of 84 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen. The company upgrades a majority of the ammonia that it produces to UAN fertilizer, an aqueous solution of UAN. Distribution, Sales, and Marketing The primary geographic markets for the company’s fertilizer products are Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, and Texas. It markets the ammonia products to industrial and agricultural customers, and the UAN products to agricultural customers. Customers The company sells UAN products to retailers and distributors. It also sells ammonia to agricultural and industrial customers. Its major customers include Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC; United Suppliers, Inc.; Crop Production Services, Inc.; J.R. Simplot, Inc.; Interchem; and MFA. Suppliers The company has a pet coke supply agreement with HollyFrontier Corporation. Seasonality The company generates greater net sales in the first half of the calendar year (year ending December 2013), which it refers to as the planting season, and its net sales tend to be lower during the second half of each calendar year, which it refers to as the fill season. Environmental Matters The Federal Clean Air Act: The regulation of air emissions under the federal Clean Air Act requires that the company obtains various construction and operating permits, and incurs capital expenditures for the installation of certain air pollution control devices at its operations. Various regulations specific to its operations have been implemented, such as National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants, New Source Performance Standards, and New Source Review. Release Reporting: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has conducted inspections and issued information requests to the company with respect to its compliance with release reporting requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. Safety, Health, and Security Matters: The company is subject to various federal and state laws and regulations related to safety, including Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and comparable state statutes, the purpose of which are to protect the health and safety of workers. It is also subject to OSHA Process Safety Management regulations, which are designed to prevent or minimize the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals. Trademarks, Trade Names, and Service Marks The company’s trademarks include Coffeyville Resources, the Coffeyville Resources logo, the CVR Partners, LP logo, the CVR Refining, LP logo and the CVR Energy, Inc. logo, each of which is registered or for which the company is applying for federal registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Competition The company’s major competitors include Agrium, Inc.; Koch Nitrogen; Potash Corporation; and CF Industries Holdings, Inc. History CVR Partners, LP, a Delaware limited partnership, was founded in 2007 by CVR Energy, Inc.
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2277 Plaza Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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