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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

12/13/2017 - 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

12/04/2017 - 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

11/13/2017 - 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

11/13/2017 - 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

11/12/2017 - 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...

Articles

Overpressure Protection System Compared: PSV or HIPPS?

Safety/Overpressure Protection

Overpressure Protection System Compared: PSV or HIPPS?

06/26/2017 - Protecting process systems from overpressure scenarios — Protecting valuable equipment and piping from overpressure is usually achieved by pressure safety valves. Yet, sometimes, these measures face limitations due to facilities constraints and other factors. High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems offer an alternative approach. read...

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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...

Clariant Starts Operation at Indian Production Facility

India: Healthcare Packaging

Clariant Starts Operation at Indian Production Facility

Clariant announced that its new Healthcare Packaging production facility in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India is now operational. read...

Powder and Bulk Solids India Renamed Powtech India

India: Marketplace for Powder & Bulk Handling

Powder and Bulk Solids India Renamed Powtech India

Powtech India is the new name for the trade fair for powder, bulk solids and process technologies that has previously taken place in Mumbai, India, under the name “Powder and Bulk Solids India”. read...

Nuberg Awarded Hydrogen Peroxide Turnkey Contract in Egypt

Egypt: Hydrogen Peroxide Technology

Nuberg Awarded Hydrogen Peroxide Turnkey Contract in Egypt

The Egyptian company El Nasr Co has awarded India's Nuberg with a contract for technology, engineering and construction of hydrogen peroxide plant in Giza, Egypt. read...

Gevo's Isobutanol Technology Available for Licensing

India: Renewable Feedstock

Gevo's Isobutanol Technology Available for Licensing

Praj Industries and Gevo jointly announced that Gevo’s proprietary isobutanol technology will now be available for licensing to processors of sugar cane juice and molasses. read...

Topsoe to Make Indian Refinery Ready for BS VI Specifications

India: Refinery Revamp

Topsoe to Make Indian Refinery Ready for BS VI Specifications

Indian refinery company HPCL-Mittal Energy (HMEL) has chosen Topsoe’s diesel hydrotreater unit and hydrogen generation facilities to revamped their refinery in Bathinda, Punjab. read...

BP and Reliance Industries to Expand Partnership

India: Gas Exploitation

BP and Reliance Industries to Expand Partnership

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

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

Songwon 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

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

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

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...

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