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BP and Reliance Industries to Expand Partnership

India: Gas Exploitation

BP and Reliance Industries to Expand Partnership

06/20/2017 - Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and BP announced that they are moving forward to develop already-discovered deepwater gas fields, bringing new gas production for India. The two companies have agreed to deepen and expand their partnership to work jointly across a wide range of areas throughout India’s energy sector. read...

Joint Venture Agreement for India's West Coast Refinery Project

India: Downstream Production

Joint Venture Agreement for India's West Coast Refinery Project

06/15/2017 - Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation agreed to jointly build one of the world's largest integrated Refinery-cum-Petrochemicals complexes in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. read...

Songwon Brings Pilot Plant in India Onstream

India: Speciality Chemicals

Songwon Brings Pilot Plant in India Onstream

06/14/2017 - Songown Industrial announced that its new pilot plant in Panoli (Gujarat), India has come onstream. The plant serves the country's demand specialty chemicals. read...

Reliance Becomes World's Second Largest Producer of PX

India: Petrochemicals

Reliance Becomes World's Second Largest Producer of PX

06/12/2017 - Reliance Industries announced the successful commissioning of the last crystallization train (Train 3) of the Paraxylene (PX) complex at Jamnagar. read...

Haltermann Carless Awards EPCM Contract to Neste Jacobs

Germany: Hydrogenation Technology

Haltermann Carless Awards EPCM Contract to Neste Jacobs

06/06/2017 - Neste Jacobs will perform the EPCM services for an upgrade and expansion of the Haltermann Carless’ production site in Speyer, Germany. read...

Articles

Indian Administration sets the Roadmap for Industrial Development with Budget 2017

India: Market Overview

Indian Administration sets the Roadmap for Industrial Development with Budget 2017

03/09/2017 - India’s finance minister, Arun Jaitley presented what was one of the most awaited budgets on Feb 1st 2017. The Indian economy stands at the brink of major changes with the move towards GST – The Goods and Service Tax – a system of indirect taxation combining all current forms of taxation into one single system. read...

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The New Scenario in India's Chemical Industry

India: Chemical Industry

The New Scenario in India's Chemical Industry

Keeping in view the recent unique and peculiar situation arising out of environmental considerations in the Punjab area in particular, a slew of bioethanol refineries; as many as twelve have been planned and the general contract has been awarded to Praj who has expertise in this field of bioethanol refineries with a global footprint. read...

Akzo Nobel Partners with Atul for MCA Production in India

India: Monochloracetic Acid Technology

Akzo Nobel Partners with Atul for MCA Production in India

Akzo Nobel and chemicals manufacturing company Atul have formally agreed the joint venture partnership announced last year for the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India. read...

Indian Oil Company and Pörner Commission Bitumen Plant

India: Bitumen Demand

Indian Oil Company and Pörner Commission Bitumen Plant

In February 2017, IOCL commissioned together with the Pörner Group a new Biturox bitumen plant at Barauni Refinery near Patna in East India. This is the 4th plant operated by the Indian company based on Biturox technology. Pörner provided the license and engineering services. read...

Praj Completes India's First Integrated Bio-Refinery

India: Biofuels

Praj Completes India's First Integrated Bio-Refinery

Praj Industries announced the completion and start-up of its bio-refinery applying 2nd generation ethanol technology. read...

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

India: Industrial Gases

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

Air Products announced that its joint venture in India, Inox, will build six new air separation units. The plants will serve the growing onsite and merchant liquid industrial gases market in India. read...

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

India: Ethane Manufacturing

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

Reliance announced the successful and flawless completion of its Ethane Project, including commissioning of its ethane receipt & handling facilities and ethane cracking, at its Dahej Manufacturing Facility in Gujarat within less than three years. read...

Gerresheimer Commissions Plant for Vials and Ampoules

India: Pharmaceutical Packaging

Gerresheimer Commissions Plant for Vials and Ampoules

Gerresheimer operates seven plants in South East Asia where the company manufactures glass and plastic products for the pharmaceutical sector. A new factory making vials and ampoules recently went on stream in Kosamba, India. read...

Tata Chemicals Ordered to Shut Down Fertilizer Plant

Discharge Rules Violated

Tata Chemicals Ordered to Shut Down Fertilizer Plant

The newspaper Times of India reports that Tata Chemicals has received a shutdown notice by India's Central Pollution Control Board on March 11, to shut down its fertilizer plant in Haldia for violating liquid waste discharge rules. read...

The Keys to Maximizing Diesel Production

Refinery Operations

The Keys to Maximizing Diesel Production

Routes for diesel production – Over the period 2015–2040, the global demand for diesel is likely to grow at a compounded annual rate of 1.0 per cent. Therefore, maximization of diesel yield remains the major objective of petroleum refiners. Read on to find out the various routes through which diesel can be produced in a refinery... read...

India's Bharat Petroleum Said to Invest in Petrochemicals Complex

India: Pertochemicals

India's Bharat Petroleum Said to Invest in Petrochemicals Complex

According to IHS Chemical Week, Bharat Petroleum plans to build a petrochemicals complex at its Bina refinery in Madhya Pradesh. read...

KBR to Revamp Ammonia Plant of Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers

India: Ammonia Production

KBR to Revamp Ammonia Plant of Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers

KBR has been awarded a contract by Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers for revamping its ammonia plant at Panambur, Mangalore in India. read...

AG&P Signs MoU with Hindustan LNG

India: New LNG Import Terminal

AG&P Signs MoU with Hindustan LNG

AG&P and Hindustan LNG (HLNG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply tolled gas to power stations in the East Godavari region of Andhra Pradesh, India. read...

Nord Drive Systems Expands Capacities at Pune, India

India: Automation

Nord Drive Systems Expands Capacities at Pune, India

Nord Drive Systems has committed INR 45 mn (approx. EUR 600,000) to the expansion of its Indian subsidiary. The investment was used to establish a new service area at the company's facility in Pune. read...

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