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Send your presentation abstracts! Call for papers deadline - December 15, 2023

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We are delighted to announce the call for papers for CRU Nitrogen + Syngas USA 2024 is now open. The conference will have a strong focus on reliability, maintenance and operations, and we welcome submissions in these areas in addition to new technology, process and materials developments for the nitrogen and syngas industries. 

Share your Expertise for consideration in the 2024 conference! We are seeking technical presentations on the topics outlined below or invite you to submit ideas of your own.* 

*Abstracts presented or co-presented by producers and operators will receive the highest priority. 

Production areas include:

  • Elements of a Safety Program and Improving Safety Culture
  • Effective Reliability Improvement Initiatives
  • Operational Best Practices
  • Maintenance Best Practices
  • Business Outlook around Blue/Green Regulations
  • Discussions of Incidents, Accidents, and Near Misses


If you have any queries about your submission or would like to discuss your topic in more detail, please contact Becky Peterson.

2024 Key Themes

Mechanical Track

Syngas Groups: Ammonia, Hydrogen, Methanol, and Nitric Acid
  • Environmental, health & safety
  • Technology
  • Operations, including incidents, troubleshooting, and improvements
  • Catalyst topics
  • CO2 removal topics
  • New products and services – actual cases, even jointly presented with a producer, are encouraged here
  • Asset integrity

Ammonia: Operations, technology, catalysts
Methanol: Operations, technology, catalysts
Nitric acid and nitrates: Operations, technology, catalysts
Urea: Operations, technology, product developments
Nitrogen fertilizer finishing: Operations, technology, environmental compliance
Asset integrity, reliability, safety, materials of construction

Mechanical Track

Syngas Groups: Ammonia, Hydrogen, Methanol, and Nitric Acid


  • Digitalization: Digital tools for process design, production, climate, and circularity objectives
  • Environmental compliance: Regulations, emissions monitoring, and management
  • Projects and Developments
  • Revamping: For capacity increase, improved energy efficiency, sustainability
  • Decarbonization: Reducing the carbon intensity of production for ammonia, hydrogen, methanol
  • Process integration: Energy integration, circularity, product diversification
  • Reliability
  • Turnaround planning: Frequency, scope, planning
  • Staffing topics: Shortages, training, knowledge gap
  • Mechanical integrity & inspections
  • Rotating equipment: New technology, best practices

Help your nitrogen and syngas community by sharing your expertise. Submit your technical abstract now!

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