09 Dec 2014

Shell Sulphur Solutions Becomes a Member of International Plant Nutrition Institute

December 9, 2014, Peachtree Corners, GA, USA - The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Board of Director’s approved the joining of Shell Sulphur Solutions as an Ordinary Member.

“We are very pleased to welcome Shell Sulphur Solutions as a member of IPNI,” said IPNI President Dr. Terry L. Roberts. “Our scientific programs advance agronomic science, world food security and environmental protection worldwide, and the continued support from the world’s primary producers of plant nutrients is critical to our mission.”

About Shell Sulphur Solutions
Shell is a world leading energy company that has an established and dedicated business to manage the complete value chain of sulfur from upstream refining to marketing. Shell Sulphur Solutions provides sulfur, a natural co-product of oil and gas processing, to industries such as mining and textiles. Shell Sulphur Solutions also markets and develops valuable applications for fertilizer sulfur, and has patented Thiogro technology that enables fertilizer producers to incorporate both micronized elemental sulfur and sulfate-sulfur into customized fertilizer formulations in a safe and cost effective way.

About IPNI
IPNI is a not-for-profit, science-based organization dedicated to the responsible management of plant nutrition for the benefit of the human family. IPNI began operating in January of 2007 as a successor to the Potash & Phosphate Institute (PPI), which was founded in the 1930s.

IPNI now has active programs aimed at developing the mineral fertilizer markets in areas of the world where agriculture is developing fastest, including China, India, South East Asia, Latin America, the United States, Canada, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Australia, and Africa.

IPNI has initiatives addressing the world’s growing need for food, fuel, fiber, and feedstocks. Through cooperation with leading organizations throughout the world, IPNI helps to conduct research and educational programs, training and other projects related to agriculture.

IPNI Members
Members of IPNI include the following leading global fertilizer producers (listed alphabetically): Agrium Inc.; Arab Potash Company; Belarusian Potash Company; BHP Billiton, CF Industries Holdings, Inc.; Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition; International Raw Materials LTD.; Intrepid Potash, Inc.; K+S KALI GmbH; OCP S.A.; PhosAgro; PotashCorp; Qatar Fertilizer Company; Shell Sulphur Solutions; Simplot; Sinofert Holdings Limited; SQM; The Mosaic Company; Toros Tarim; Uralchem, and UralKali.

Affiliate members of IPNI include national and international fertilizer producer associations, as well as scientific research organizations and institutes (alphabetically): Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA); Associação Nacional para Difusão de Adubos (ANDA); Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI); Fertiliser Association of India (FAI); International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA); International Potash Institute (IPI); and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI).

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; E-mail: info@ipni.net; or Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; E-mail: gsulewski@ipni.net