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5th May 2023

Uzbekistan’s JSC Maxam-Chirchiq signs grant agreement to reduce N2O emissions

Plant operator "Maxam-Chrichiq" in Chrichik, Tashkent region. Photo (©) JSC "Maxam Chirchiq"

On April 27th, JSC Maxam-Chirchiq, a nitric acid producer in Uzbekistan, signed a grant agreement with NACAG to join global efforts to reduce nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions. Located in Chirchiq in the Tashkent region, this plant has a long-standing history of over 70 years and is one of the biggest companies in the Uzbek chemical…

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25th April 2023

Industrial N2O: Mapping the potentials

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Mitigation potentials for emissions of nitrous oxide from chemical industry in industrialised countries worldwide By Wolfram Jörß, Sylvie Ludig, Lambert Schneider (Öko-Institut), Enrico Rubertus, Emilio Martin, Volker Schmidt (GIZ-NACAG) A new study on behalf of BMWK investigates mitigation potentials in industrialised countries for emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O) from chemical industry, in…

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23rd March 2023

Tender for the installation of N2O abatement technology at Groupe Chimique Tunisien (Tunisia)

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Groupe Chimique Tunisien (GCT), a partner plant operator of NACAG, has issued a call for international competitive bidding for the installation of N2O abatement technology (secondary catalyst) at its nitric acid plant in Gabès, Tunisia. The deadline for submitting the required bidding documents is April 27th, 2023, at 9:00 PM CET. Bidders may request the…

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20th March 2023

NACAG Representatives Attend 2023 Nitrogen and Syngas Conference to Address N2O Emissions

Drei Workshopteilnehmerinnen diskutieren miteinander.

Representatives from the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG) participated in the 2023 Nitrogen and Syngas Conference, which took place from March 6-8 in Barcelona, Spain. The conference brought together professionals from the fertilizer, ammonia, and syngas industries to discuss the latest trends and technologies in producing and using nitrogen-based products. During the conference, NACAG…

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30th January 2023

Sable Chemicals signs the contract on monitoring equipment procurement.

Following the successful tender process, the NACAG partner plant operator Sable Chemicals signs the contract with Si analytics on the procurement and installation of monitoring equipment. NACAG will cover all costs within the Grant Agreement with Sable, signed in April 2021. The contract covers the supply, installation and commissioning of monitoring equipment as well as…

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5th December 2022

Update on the tender process to purchase N2O monitoring equipment at Quimica PIMA.

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After opening a call for international competitive bidding for required N2O and NOx monitoring equipment this September, NACAG partner plant operator, Quimica PIMA has concluded the clarification round on the tendering process.  Interested bidders may access the questions raised and the answers and amendments to the tender documents here (http://www.quimicapima.com/convocatoria.php).  Interested bidders are invited to…

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8th November 2022

NACAG signs Grant Agreement with Georgian fertilizer supplier Rustavi Azot

On 15 October, Georgian fertilizer producer Rustavi Azoti and NACAG signed a grant agreement to purchase and install greenhouse gas abatement technology and monitoring equipment for the production facility in Rustavi in the southeast of Georgia. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia Mr. Otar Shamugia, his deputies and…

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27th October 2022

NACAG strengthens cooperation with the partner plant operator Monómeros in Colombia

NACAG takes further steps in cooperation with the nitric acid producer Monómeros in Colombia. From 19 to 23 September 2022, NACAG Secretariat and KPMG and Ongresso Energy representatives visited the production facility during the Due Diligence procedure. Monómeros, located in the Andean region, has a mitigation potential of 150.000 ton CO2-eq/year. NACAG has commissioned First…

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1st July 2022

Stakeholder Consultation on Policies for Industrial N2O Emission Reductions in Thailand

On the 29th of June 2022, around 40 on-site and online participants gathered in a hybrid stakeholder consultation meeting to discuss the preliminary outcomes of the study “In-depth Policy Options for Achieving the Permanent Abatement of Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Nitric Acid & Caprolactam Production in Thailand”, which was commissioned by NACAG. Jointly organized by the Office of…

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