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Aemetis Increases Capacity of Indian Biodiesel Plant to 165,000 Metric Tonnes

India: 5 % Biodiesel Target

Aemetis Increases Capacity of Indian Biodiesel Plant to 165,000 Metric Tonnes

14/01/2019 - Aemetis announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary has completed a two-year upgrade of the Kakinada biodiesel and glycerin plant in India. The upgrades to the Kakinada plant included installation of a pre-treatment unit to process lower-cost and waste feedstock into oil and the expansion of boiler and other utility capacities. read...

Report Predicts India's Pharma Industry to Show Strongest Growth in 2019

India: Global Pharma Ranking

Report Predicts India's Pharma Industry to Show Strongest Growth in 2019

05/12/2018 - CPhI & P-Mec India is set to open its doors to more than 40,000 attendees from more than 120 countries and 1,500 exhibitors, as new analysis shows a strong improvement in India’s global reputation. The India specific findings of the CPhI Annual Report highlight that India has seen significant jump across all categories, improving its overall score by a massive 11.06 % in a single year. read...

Everything you Need to Know About the 40 Billion Dollar Ratnagiri Refinery Project

India: Oil and Gas

Everything you Need to Know About the 40 Billion Dollar Ratnagiri Refinery Project

20/09/2018 - The India-based project is expected to process 1.2 million barrels of crude oil per day and will produce a range of refined petroleum as well as petrochemical products. Expected to be commissioned in 2022, the project aims to meet India’s fast-growing fuels and petrochemicals demand. Read more about the engineering mega project in the article. read...

Field Comm Group Names Mangalore Refinery Plant of the Year

India: Petrochemicals

Field Comm Group Names Mangalore Refinery Plant of the Year

09/09/2018 - Field Comm Group announced that Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Limited (MRPL), located in Mangalore, India, has been named the Field Comm Group 2018 Plant of the Year. read...

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemicals: Resource Efficiency

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

06/09/2018 - More from less — that was the slogan of the More project, whose goal was the definition of real-time indicators for more resource efficiency in the process. But how to monitor the complex production processes of a cracker? The two consortium participants Ineos and S-Pact developed a ready-to-use feed stream analyser based on Raman Spectroscopy. A real success story paid off in cash. read...

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Connecting the industry with Go-Connect

AMTEX

Connecting the industry with Go-Connect

06/06/2018 - The unique online platform ‘GoConnect’ enables visitors to book their meetings with their desired exhibitors in advance. Thus, making the show a win-win situation for all! read...

NEWS

Total Sells Equity in Hazira Terminal to Shell

India: LNG Project

Total Sells Equity in Hazira Terminal to Shell

Total announced that it sold its equity in India’s Hazira Terminal to Shell and signed an LNG sales agreement with the company. read...

Topsoe Secures Order from Technip FMC for Ammonia Plant

India: Ammonia Technology

Topsoe Secures Order from Technip FMC for Ammonia Plant

Topsoe has been awarded by Technip FMC a contract for license and basic engineering of two gas-based ammonia plants for Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan (Hurl). read...

Technip Awarded Contract for Grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit by Hindustan Petroleum

India: Brownfield Expansion

Technip Awarded Contract for Grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit by Hindustan Petroleum

Technip FMC has been awarded a contract by the state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for a grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit (HGU). The undisclosed value of the contract ranges between $ 250 and 500 million. read...

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

India: Marine Lubricants

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

Cepsa and GP Global announced an exclusive partnership to manufacture and market Cepsa branded marine and power generation lubricants in India. As per the agreement, GP Global will manufacture, package and import branded lubricant products in India. read...

Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

Forging Business Partnerships with India

Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

Under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at Achema on Tuesday, Simon India will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 200,000 t/y dicalcium phosphate (DCP) plant to be built by Ecophos (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in Gujarat, India. read...

Tata Completes Sale of Phosphatic Business to IRC Agrochemicals

India: Fertilizer Production

Tata Completes Sale of Phosphatic Business to IRC Agrochemicals

Tata Chemicals has completed the sale and disposal of its Phosphatic Fertilisers business and the Trading business comprising bulk and non-bulk fertilisers, by way of a slump sale on a going concern basis, to IRC Agrochemicals. read...

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

India: Polymer-Based Products

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India. read...

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

Conveyor Belts for Bulk Solids

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

What goes around: Longer haul distances are one of the reasons that energy use in mines is increasing globally by 6 per cent per year. It is not surprising, therefore, that mines are looking for ways to counter the associated increase in energy cost. But there is a new material that could help to make conveying minerals energy efficient and reliable. read...

Technip FMC Receives Contracts for Fertilizer Plants in India

India: Fertilizer Production

Technip FMC Receives Contracts for Fertilizer Plants in India

A consortium of Technip FMC and L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has been awarded Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) contracts for two state-of-the-art, natural gas based fertilizer complexes in Eastern India. read...

Saudi Aramco and Indian Consortium to Develop Mega Refinery and Petrochemicals Complex

India: Downstream Project

Saudi Aramco and Indian Consortium to Develop Mega Refinery and Petrochemicals Complex

Saudi Aramco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with “Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals” (RRPCL), a consortium of Indian oil companies, to jointly develop and build an integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri, in the state of Maharashtra. read...

Axalta Inaugurated Coating Production Facility

India: Automotive Coatings

Axalta Inaugurated Coating Production Facility

Axalta inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India. The 5,200 m2 plant is part of the company's Savli manufacturing site that produces coatings for refinish, automotive parts, and commercial vehicle customers. read...

Metso to Acquire Valve Automation Division From Rotex

Finland: Valve Automation

Metso to Acquire Valve Automation Division From Rotex

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire the valve automation division of the India-based valve technology company Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers. read...

Covestro Awards Global Digital Transformation Project to LTTS

Germany: Industrial Digitalization

Covestro Awards Global Digital Transformation Project to LTTS

Covestro has chosen L&T Technology Services as one of its major engineering services partners to implement digitalization based Engineering Programs across their global locations. The ER&D services company has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the client to execute these engineering transformational programs. read...