NeuRizer Leigh Creek Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in South Australia, Australia. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2025 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 2.53mtpa. The complex will use coal as its key feedstock. The plants in this complex are operated by Leigh Creek Energy.

Details of key upcoming projects in Neurizer Leigh Creek Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including Neurizer Leigh Creek Ammonia Plant (0.53mtpa), and Neurizer Leigh Creek Urea Plant (2mtpa).

The complex also includes Neurizer Leigh Creek Methanol Plant for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant NameOperatorTechnology
Neurizer Leigh Creek Ammonia PlantLeigh Creek EnergyKBR Ammonia Technology
Neurizer Leigh Creek Methanol PlantLeigh Creek Energy
Neurizer Leigh Creek Urea PlantLeigh Creek EnergyStamicarbon Urea Technology

Key Products Capacity – Neurizer Leigh Creek Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as urea, and ammonia.

Urea accounts for major capacity share i.e., 79.1% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 2mtpa, followed by ammonia 20.9% (0.53mtpa).

About Leigh Creek Energy

Leigh Creek Energy Ltd (LCK) is an energy company that focuses on the development of Leigh Creek Energy Project (LCEP) LCK holds Petroleum Exploration License 650 in central South Australia, and Gas Storage Exploration License (GSEL) 662, both which cover an area over the Leigh Creek Coalfield. . The company also focuses on oil and gas operations in the Cooper Basin. It has interest in the Petroleum Exploration License Applications of 582, 643, 644, 647, and 649. LCK is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.


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