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Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne Police Says Production Of Urea Suspended Until Aug. 11 Due To Boiler Defect


Friday, 5 Jul 2019 

July 5 (Reuters) - Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne Police SA :SAID ON THURSDAY THAT DURING PLANNED REPAIR STANDSTILL AT ITS NITRO BUSINESS UNIT CONDUCTED BETWEEN APRIL 4 AND JUNE 6 A BOILER DEFECT WAS DETECTED AT THE INSTALLATION OF SYNTHESIS GAS PREPARATION .AS A RESULT OF DETECTING THE DEFECT, THE INSTALLATION OF THE AMMONIA SYNTHESIS AND UREA SYNTHESIS WAS TEMPORARILY SHUT DOWN STARTING FROM MAY 6, 2019.DAMAGE CAUSED BY DISCONTINUITIES IN WELDED CONNECTIONS OF BOILERS, RESULTS IN THE TOTAL OUTAGE OF UREA PRODUCTION UNTIL AUG. 11, 2019.THE DEFECT HAS NO NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT.ESTIMATED FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE TEMPORARY SHUTDOWN OF THE INSTALLATION CAUSED BY THE DEFECT WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER. 

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