Grupa Azoty PUŁAWY to buy gas from Germany and the Netherlands

| Production & Resources |

Grupa Azoty PUŁAWY has signed two agreements concerning the supplies of high methane natural gas by PGNiG Sales & Trading GmbH and Vitol S.A. Grupa Azoty Police had decided to purchase gas from a German supplier at an earlier date. The contracts stipulate that the gas is to be delivered from October 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2016. The estimated total value of the agreements is 164 million PLN.

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KGHM is looking for potassium salt in Puck Bay

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KGHM has commenced an exploration project aiming at specifying the resources and the possible efficiency of exploration of potassium salt deposits in the vicinity of Puck, Władysławów and Krokowa at the Polish seaside. The new venture might bring a breakthrough in the acquisition of resources for fertilizer production.

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Promoting sustainable fertilizer use

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Incorrect use of fertilizer mixes is a very frequent problem in agricultural production, and it may lead to failing to provide the essential nutrients to the soil. The key to improving the situation is supporting the idea of sustainable farming. The Indian government has decided to take action and has commissioned soil analysis on a number of farms in the country. The enterprise is aimed at improving soil quality and efficiency.

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Climate change is a threat to global food security

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At present there are 7 billion people in the world, while by 2050 the number is expected to reach 10 billion. Experts fear that the availability of drinking water will have become a serious problem, while excessive consumption and climate change are likely to have a negative impact on global agricultural production. Authorities of particular countries need to show more concern over food safety.

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Energy supply in the chemical industry

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The continuity of energy supply safety is one of the key factors influencing the competitive position of the chemical companies on the market. The sector is known for the consumption of resources on an impressive scale, and the pricing of energy sources is a crucial determinant of the profitability of the business.

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Gas, coal and ecology

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Which energy source is the most suitable for our economy and industry? Providing an answer to the question is far from easy, especially that the situation on the market is changing quickly and we are expecting changes resulting from the European Union climate and energy package.

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On the cultivation of barley

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Adequately chosen proportions of fertilizers may protect the cereal from drought, diseases and too rapid growth. It is therefore a good idea to plan the sowing and the fertilization well in advance, so as to avoid problems that arise when the ears of corn appear or during the harvest season.

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