Case studies

January 15, 2020

Training Program for Specific HSE Risks in Ammonia and Urea Plants for OMIFCO

From 7-10 October 2018, AmmoniaKnowHow.com and UreaKnowHow.com did held a 4-Day Training Program Specific HSE Risks in Ammonia and Urea Plants at OMIFCO plant site in Sur, Oman. The first day discussed the specific safety hazards in urea plants, leak detection systems and hydrogen explosion risks. Also, the health concerns […]
January 15, 2020

Training for Specific Process Safety Risks in Ammonia and Urea Plants – A First of a Kind Milestone Event

From 19-21 June 2019, AmmoniaKnowHow.com and UreaKnowHow.com for the first time did held an open 3-Day Training Program “Specific Process Safety Risks in Ammonia and Urea Plants”. More than twenty engineers participated from all around the world. It was a first of a kind milestone event in our industry as […]
January 15, 2020

Standard Harmonization: US Standards harmonized with European Standards

The Client requested Fertilizer Industrial Services to perform an international standard harmonization exercise that included updating references to US standards from their engineering procedures to the European Standards references.   READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Process Safety Management system gap analysis for fertilizer company

Fertilizer Industrial Services performed a Process Safety Management system Gap Analysis for this fertilizer company in Europe. The client’s strategic vision had recently been updated, placing the Process Safety Management as a leading entity with responsibility to establish a company-wide HSSE Risk Management Framework.   READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Online Training for Ammonia Plant Operators and Engineers

Fertilizer Industrial Services is working to develop an online learning platform for ammonia plant engineers and operations in collaboration with Protomation from the Netherlands. Online training is the knowledge transferred via internet from anywhere in the world to targeted audiences who choose to learn a particular subject / skill. To […]
January 15, 2020

Installing an effective organisational structure

Define and install an effective site organisational structure incorporating clarified roles and responsibilities and aligned business goals.   READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Fertilizer Industrial Services Contribution to Process Safety in Ammonia Plants

Fertilizer Industrial Services team is working to improve safety and operability of ammonia plants. Using our extensive operation experience combined with commissioning of various ammonia plants worldwide we develop a set of guidelines for fertilizer manufacturers aiming to help projects delivery and plant operation and maintenance.   READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Environmental Consultancy Services for Ministry of Environmental Protection

The Ministry of Environmental Protection was looking for an expert to advise and provide consultation for: Definition and classification of wastes and wastes stream according to the European Waste Catalogue, European Waste Directives, and international guidelines such as the CLP and GHS Consultation regarding hazard properties (and guidance on ways […]
January 15, 2020

Driving improvement in asset integrity for fertilizer plants

Creating a blended team of process, maintenance and asset integrity to ensure asset performance improvement. READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Development of Engineering Practice for Ammonia Plant Equipment – Corrosion and Material Selection

Our client, a North American company, requested Fertilizer Industrial Services to develop a comprehensive guideline for engineering practice related to corrosion and selection of material specifically designed for ammonia plants. READ MORE
January 15, 2020

Ammonia and Urea Plants Maintenance and Reliability Process Improvement

Our client was a fertilizer company manufacturing urea, ammonium nitrate, calcium ammonium nitrate, and NPK. Both the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and maintenance work processes used at the facility were area and unit-based vs. a fertilizer complex-wide, common platform. Maintenance overtime was high, and the productivity of company and […]
January 15, 2020

Acting as Owner Representatives for Fertilizer Companies during Design and Commissioning

The client was looking to select the design for a new ammonia plant. They need an experienced advisory team with background in ammonia industry to support them and consult as owner representatives during Concept Select, Front End Engineering Design and Detailed Design phases. Client requested support for process, mechanical and […]
January 29, 2018
Steam Reformer Pigtail Failures

Steam Reformer Pigtail Failures

Author: Charles Ormsbee P.Eng. Senior Specialist, Fixed Equipment Agrium (first published by AICHE Safety in Ammonia Plants and related facilities symposium 2012)   Several pigtail failures occurred on F901 Steam Reformer inlet and outlet header from 2007 to 2009 at Agrium’s Ammonia plant in Redwater, Alberta, Canada. The inlet header […]
December 19, 2016
Ammonia storage tank inspection

Ammonia storage tank decommissioning and inspection

December 19, 2016
operation safety risk register

Development of operation safety risk register

We are now witnessing and experiencing the beginning of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The software will disrupt the most traditional industries in the next 5-10 years. It is already happening with Artificial Intelligence, health, autonomous and electric cars, education, 3D printing, agriculture, industry and jobs. In order to improve the […]
December 19, 2016
plants commissioning and startup

Fertilizer plants commissioning and startup

The aim of Fertilizer Industrial Services is to bring together the most efficient team in terms of skills and experience as well as cost-effective to provide excellent commissioning support, allowing clients to maximise their investment in various projects around the world. For some activities, clients may choose to appoint their […]
December 19, 2016
plants operation and maintenance support

Fertilizer plants operation and maintenance support

Fertilizer Industrial Services (FIS) provides Operations and Maintenance (O&M) solutions for fertilizer plants around the world. We provide a full range of services across the life of ammonia and urea plant asset, from plant mobilisation and commissioning to lifecycle management and eventual decommissioning. Our O&M teams are supported by the […]
December 19, 2016
Project Management Consultancy

Fertilizer Project Management Consultancy (PMC) support

Specific process technologies like ammonia, urea, methanol and other nitrogen syngas processes require specialised skills and experience for delivering a successful project. Understanding the unique challenges of the fertilizer technologies, for example how the new revamp urea plant units will work and interact with the existing facilities or what the […]
December 19, 2016
N2 fertilizer technologies

Revamp support for N2 fertilizer technologies

Execution of revamps and brownfield modification projects is a complex task due to the integration challenges with existing facilities and systems. Our multi-disciplinary engineering teams are therefore formed to meet the needs of your project and develop technical definition at the appropriate level of detail. Brownfield modification focus areas include: […]
December 13, 2016
Ammonia storage tank

Ammonia storage tank de-commissioning in India

Fertilizer Industrial Services (FIS) specialists are involved in decommissioning, inspection & repair activities and commissioning of two anhydrous ammonia storage tanks in Mumbai, India, in a period between October 2016 and June 2017 (estimated). Together with Global Remote, our partner for advanced inspection services, FIS delivers commissioning process and repair […]
December 13, 2016
expertise in fertilizer projects

The difference – our expertise in fertilizer projects

There are large EPC companies and reputable consultancies on the engineering market with a long record of delivering large scale projects in oil and gas industry. We collaborate and with them when our experience is required for specific projects that involve ammonia or urea technologies. Why us? Few key facts […]
December 13, 2016
Saudi Arabia map

Ma’aden II 3300 mtd ammonia plant commissioning

Fertilizer Industrial Services has provided support to ThyssenKrupp Uhde Arabia Ltd through our partner, Tech Safety Group, for commissioning and start-up of Ma’aden II ammonia plant at Ras Al Khair in Saudi Arabia. ThyssenKrupp, as a sub-contractor to EPC company Daelim, has delivered its ammonia dual-pressure process technology with a […]

Our knowledge resources

Fertilizer Services