CVR Partners LP was formed in June 2007 by CVR Energy, Inc. It is a Delaware limited partnership formed by CVR Energy to own, operate and grow its nitrogen fertilizer business. It produces and distributes nitrogen fertilizer products, which are used by farmers to improve the yield and quality of their crops. Its principal products are UAN and ammonia. These products are manufactured at its facility in Coffeyville, Kansas. Its product sales are heavily weighted toward UAN and all of its products are sold on a wholesale basis. The primary raw material feedstock utilized in its nitrogen fertilizer production process is pet coke, which is produced during the crude oil refining process. The primary geographic markets for its fertilizer products are Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado and Texas. It markets the ammonia products to industrial and agricultural customers and the UAN products to agricultural customers. The Company sells UAN products to retailers and distributors. In addition, it sells ammonia to agricultural and industrial customers. Some of its customers include Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC, United Suppliers, Inc., Crop Production Services, Inc., J.R. Simplot, Inc., Interchem, and MFA. Its competitors include Agrium, Koch Nitrogen, Potash Corporation and CF Industries. Its business is subject to extensive and frequently changing federal, state and local, environmental, health and safety laws and regulations governing the emission and release of hazardous substances into the environment, the treatment and discharge of waste water and the storage, handling, use and transportation of its nitrogen fertilizer products.