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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...

Wacker Expands Silicone Production in India

India: Functional Silicone Fluids

Wacker Expands Silicone Production in India

Wacker is expanding its existing silicone production at its Amtala site near Kolkata with a new hydrosilylation plant for manufacturing functional silicone fluids. The plant has an annual capacity of over 6,000 metric tons. read...

Toyo to Build Ammonia and Urea Fertilizer Plant in India

India: Fertilizer Complex

Toyo to Build Ammonia and Urea Fertilizer Plant in India

Toyo Engineering has been awarded a contract for a project to construct a large-scale fertilizer complex in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh state, India. read...

Petrofac Wins EPC Contract for BPCL's Kochi Refinery

India: Engineering Services

Petrofac Wins EPC Contract for BPCL's Kochi Refinery

Petrofac has been awarded a lump-sum Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) valued at aprrox. $ 135 million. 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...

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