Clean Fuels Toyo to Conduct Feasibility Study for Green Ammonia Production in Indonesia

Source: Press release Ahlam Rais

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Toyo Engineering together with Pupuk Indonesia Holding Company (PIHC) and Pupuk Iskandar Muda (PIM) will be conducting a feasibility study for green ammonia production at PIM’s existing fertilizer plants in Indonesia. The contract for this study has been awarded by the Government of Japan as it intends to use 3 million tons of ammonia annually as fuel in 2030.

Pupuk Iskandar Muda’s existing fertilizer plant in Indonesia.
Pupuk Iskandar Muda’s existing fertilizer plant in Indonesia.
(Source: Toyo Engineering)

Chiba/Japan – Toyo Engineering Corporation got an award from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Meti), Government of Japan and will start a feasibility study (FS) for green ammonia production in Indonesia, under a collaboration with Pupuk Indonesia Holding Company (PIHC), a government enterprise in Indonesia, and Pupuk Iskandar Muda (PIM), a subsidiary company under PIHC.

During the FS, Toyo will study feasibility for green ammonia production in Indonesia at the existing fertilizer plants owned and operated by PIM, and would like to establish a plan for the optimal development, with consideration for the selection of appropriate Renewable Energy power source, effective countermeasure against the fluctuation of Renewable Energy power supply etc.

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As a fuel for co-combustion at the coal power plant, vessel bunkering fuel, and as transportation and storage measure of hydrogen, ammonia is expected to play a significant role for realizing the low carbon society, as it does not emit CO2 at the combustion. The Japanese Government announced a target to utilize ammonia as a fuel for 3 million tons per year, in year 2030.

Toyo constructed the fertilizer plant by PIM in 2000s. Utilizing its experience and knowledge, the firm plans to develop a competitive green ammonia production facility by modifying the existing plant in the most optimum way. In addition, future decarbonization of other fertilizer plants under PIHC by applying the similar scheme is also in the scope of the FS.


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