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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

09/20/2018 - 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...

Total Sells Equity in Hazira Terminal to Shell

India: LNG Project

Total Sells Equity in Hazira Terminal to Shell

08/29/2018 - 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

08/07/2018 - 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

07/23/2018 - 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...

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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...

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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...

Merck Plans Additional Investment in Manufacturing and Distribution Platform in Asia

Germany: Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Merck Plans Additional Investment in Manufacturing and Distribution Platform in Asia

Merck announced an additional investment of approx. $ 49 million to build a robust manufacturing and distribution platform in Asia over a span of two years. This investment follows the company’s November 2016 announcement of its $ 98 million Life Science investment in Nantong, China. read...

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

India: Powder Coatings

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

Akzo Nobel has inaugurated of a new $ 11.3 million facility for the production of powder coatings. Located in Thane, Mumbai, the plant is the company's sixth production site in India. read...

Songwon Starts Production at Indian Panoli Plant

India: Phenolic Antioxidants

Songwon Starts Production at Indian Panoli Plant

Speciality chemicals producer Songwon has started production of its Songnox multifunctional phenolic antioxidant at its Panoli plant in Gujarat, India. The Panoli site was acquired from Sequent in 2014. In the last three years, the company has invested in the Panoli site to develop it into a hub for specialty chemicals, including Songnox. read...

Air Products to Supply Syngas for Bharat Petroleum Refinery

India: World-Scale Industrial Gas Complex

Air Products to Supply Syngas for Bharat Petroleum Refinery

Air Products signed of a long-term agreement with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to build, own and operate a new syngas production facility at the BPCL Kochi Refinery in Kochi, India. read...

Chemical Sector to Turn into 300 Billion Dollar Industry by 2025

India: Market Scenario

Chemical Sector to Turn into 300 Billion Dollar Industry by 2025

The government intends to bring in a new policy to promote the domestic industry and curb imports to meet the growing needs of the industry. The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has also stated the need to revise the current Investment Regions policy to make it more effective. read...

KBR to Revamp Indian Ammonia Plant

India: Fertilizer Production

KBR to Revamp Indian Ammonia Plant

KBR has been awarded an ammonia plant revamp contract by Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF). read...

India Retains ‘World’s Leading Generics Exporter’ Spot

Pharmaceuticals

India Retains ‘World’s Leading Generics Exporter’ Spot

Experts state that the country’s generic exports are now growing at around 22 % per year, with India accounting for around 20-22 % of the world’s production. read...

Blast at Government-Owned Thermal Power Plant Kills 36 People in India

India: Accident at Power Plant

Blast at Government-Owned Thermal Power Plant Kills 36 People in India

NTPC Unchahar Station, a coal-fired power plant in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is recovering after an industrial accident took place on November 1, 2017 in which 36 people have been killed. read...

India Ranks Third Most Competitive Nation in Global Pharma Index

India: CPHI and P-MEC to Welcome Pharma Executives

India Ranks Third Most Competitive Nation in Global Pharma Index

CPhI & P-MEC India, organised by UBM, is set to welcome more than 50,000 attendees as the CPHI Global Pharma Index shows the country’s efforts to improve its reputation are paying dividends. India emerged successful in a number of key areas and was ranked by international pharma companies as the third most competitive nation globally. read...

CB&I Wins Ethylene Technology Award in India

India: Ethylene Project

CB&I Wins Ethylene Technology Award in India

CB&I has been selected by HPCL Mittal Energy (HMEL) for the license and basic engineering of a 1,200 kta mixed feeds ethylene plant for the Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda, India. read...