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Acid Plant Database October 8, 2010

Owner J.R. Simplot Company
Simplot Phosphates, LLC

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Location

515 South Highwat 430
Rock Springs, Wyoming
USA  82902

Background Formerly
Stauffer Chemical
1981 - Chevron Resources Co.
1991 - SF Phosphates Ltd. Co., joint venture between J.R. Simplot and Farmland Industries
Website www.simplot.com
Plant Lurgi Plant Monsanto Plant
Coordinates* 41° 32' 29" N, 109° 7' 55" W 41° 32' 25" N, 109° 7' 58" W
Type of Plant Sulphur Burning Sulphur Burning
Gas Source Elemental Sulphur Elemental Sulphur
Plant Capacity 1905 MTPD (2100 STPD) 1197 MTPD (1320 STPD)
1380 MTPD (1520 STPD) permitted expansion
SA/DA DA DA
Emissions SO2: 316.67 lb/h or 4 lb/ton of acid (100% H2SO4)
H2SO4: 11.88 lb/h or 0.15 lb/ton of acid (100% H2SO4)
NOx: 53.53 lb/h
Opacity: <10%
Emissions @ 1197 MTPD
SO2: 220 lb/h or 4 lb/ton of acid (100% H2SO4)
H2SO4: 8.25 lb/h or 0.15 lb/ton of acid (100% H2SO4)
NOx: 16.28 lb/h
Opacity: <10%
Status Operating Operating
Year Built 1986 1995
Technology Outotec (Lurgi) MECS (Monsanto)
Contractor Badger -
Remarks - -
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General The original SF Phosphates mine – near Vernal Utah – was developed by the San Francisco Chemical Company in 1960.  Chevron Resources Company purchased the mine in 1981, and in 1984 began construction of the slurry pipeline and the fertilizer manufacturing plant near Rock Springs, Wyoming.  Chevron’s plant and pipeline operations were underway by 1986.  Spring of 1992 saw the formation of SF Phosphates Limited Company with the purchase of the mine, pipeline and fertilizer plant in a joint venture between the J.R. Simplot Company and Farmland Industries, Inc.  In 2003, the J.R. Simplot Company purchased Farmland Industries’ interest in the operation, renaming it “Simplot Phosphates, LLC”.
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MTPD - Metric Tonne per Day           STPD - Short Ton per Day
MTPA - Metric Tonne per Annum      STPA - Short Ton per Annum
SA - Single Absorption
DA - Double Absorption
 

* Coordinates can be used to locate plant on Google Earth