The Ammonia-7 Project, the first and largest blue ammonia project in the world, was approved for construction today by QatarEnergy’s affiliates, QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions and Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO).
The Ammonia-7 Project, which will be the largest such plant in the world with a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per year of Blue Ammonia, has been established by a partnership between QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions and QAFCO. The new facility, which will be run by QAFCO as a part of its integrated facilities, will be situated in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) and is anticipated to begin operations in Q1 2026.
The news was made at a signing ceremony for the project contracts, which included the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract, that was conducted at QatarEnergy’s headquarters in Doha. The EPC contract, worth roughly $1 billion USD, was given to a group led by ThyssenKrupp and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC).
Commenting on the occasion, Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President & CEO of QatarEnergy Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said: “Our investment in this project speaks to the concrete steps we are taking to lower the carbon intensity of our energy products, and is a key pillar of QatarEnergy’s sustainability and energy transition strategy.”