Shell Sulphur Solutions becomes member of International Plant Nutrient Institute
Dec 9, 2014
December 9, 2014, Peachtree Corners, GA, USA - The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Board of Directors has 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 sulphur from upstream refining to marketing. Shell Sulphur Solutions provides sulphur, 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 sulphur, and has patented Thiogro technology that enables fertilizer producers to incorporate both micronized elemental sulphur and sulfate sulphur into customized fertilizer formulations in a safe and cost effective way.
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.
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