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CVR Energy Announces Resumption of UAN Production

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CVR Energy Announces Resumption of UAN Production09:00 EST Tuesday, November 16, 2010SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI) announced today that its subsidiary, Coffeyville Resources Nitrogen Fertilizers, LLC, has restarted its urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) plant taken out of service Sept. 30 after a rupture in a high pressure vessel.(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071203/CVRLOGO)(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071203/CVRLOGO)Because of the rupture affecting the UAN vessel, the company moved up a planned biannual turnaround for the entire plant by a few days.  With the turnaround completed on Oct. 29, the company subsequently has been producing and selling only anhydrous ammonia fertilizer pending resumption of UAN production.About CVR Energy, Inc. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy, Inc.'s subsidiary and affiliated businesses include an independent refiner that operates a 115,000 barrel per day refinery in Coffeyville, Kan., and markets high value transportation fuels supplied to customers through tanker trucks and pipeline terminals; a crude oil gathering system serving Kansas, northern Oklahoma, western Missouri and southwestern Nebraska; an asphalt and refined fuels storage and terminal business in Phillipsburg, Kan.; and through a limited partnership, an ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate fertilizer business located in Coffeyville, Kan.For further information, please contact: Investor Relations: Media Relations: Stirling Pack, Jr. Steve Eames CVR Energy, Inc. CVR Energy, Inc. 281-207-3464 281-207-3550 InvestorRelations@CVREnergy.com MediaRelations@CVREnergy.comSOURCE CVR Energy, Inc.For further information: Investor Relations, Stirling Pack, Jr., +1-281-207-3464, InvestorRelations@CVREnergy.com, or Media Relations, Steve Eames, +1-281-207-3550, MediaRelations@CVREnergy.com, both of CVR Energy, Inc.