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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...

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

India: Marine Lubricants

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

07/21/2018 - 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

06/19/2018 - 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

06/04/2018 - 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...

Articles

It’s Time to Skill India!

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

It’s Time to Skill India!

09/22/2017 - The Indian pharmaceutical industry has realised the need for upgrading the skills of its employees in order to stay competitive in the global market scenario. Under the guidance of the government, various initiatives have been undertaken to educate the youth and make them skill ready for their jobs. read...

NEWS

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...

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...

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...