Plants: Medicine Hat, Alberta Nitrogen Complex
1250 52nd Street, N.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 7N1 Canada
The nitrogen fertilizer complex at Medicine Hat, Alberta is Canada’s largest. It produces and ships nearly 1.5 million tons of fertilizer each year at capacity.
CF Industries has a 66 percent economic interest in Canadian Fertilizers Limited which owns the Medicine Hat complex. The facility, originally built during the 1970s, has undergone significant modernization since then. Today, it produces anhydrous ammonia and urea. The complex ships these products by rail and truck, serving northern tier U.S. Corn Belt states and western Canadian markets.
Medicine Hat, Alberta Nitrogen Complex
The Medicine Hat complex enjoys access to an abundant supply of natural gas and water, key raw materials in nitrogen fertilizer production. It typically benefits from lower natural gas prices in western Canada relative to the United States.