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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...

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...

Praj Completes India's First Integrated Bio-Refinery

India: Biofuels

Praj Completes India's First Integrated Bio-Refinery

Praj Industries announced the completion and start-up of its bio-refinery applying 2nd generation ethanol technology. read...

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

India: Industrial Gases

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

Air Products announced that its joint venture in India, Inox, will build six new air separation units. The plants will serve the growing onsite and merchant liquid industrial gases market in India. read...

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

India: Ethane Manufacturing

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

Reliance announced the successful and flawless completion of its Ethane Project, including commissioning of its ethane receipt & handling facilities and ethane cracking, at its Dahej Manufacturing Facility in Gujarat within less than three years. read...

Gerresheimer Commissions Plant for Vials and Ampoules

India: Pharmaceutical Packaging

Gerresheimer Commissions Plant for Vials and Ampoules

Gerresheimer operates seven plants in South East Asia where the company manufactures glass and plastic products for the pharmaceutical sector. A new factory making vials and ampoules recently went on stream in Kosamba, India. read...

Tata Chemicals Ordered to Shut Down Fertilizer Plant

Discharge Rules Violated

Tata Chemicals Ordered to Shut Down Fertilizer Plant

The newspaper Times of India reports that Tata Chemicals has received a shutdown notice by India's Central Pollution Control Board on March 11, to shut down its fertilizer plant in Haldia for violating liquid waste discharge rules. read...

Indian Administration sets the Roadmap for Industrial Development with Budget 2017

India: Market Overview

Indian Administration sets the Roadmap for Industrial Development with Budget 2017

India’s finance minister, Arun Jaitley presented what was one of the most awaited budgets on Feb 1st 2017. The Indian economy stands at the brink of major changes with the move towards GST – The Goods and Service Tax – a system of indirect taxation combining all current forms of taxation into one single system. read...

The Keys to Maximizing Diesel Production

Refinery Operations

The Keys to Maximizing Diesel Production

Routes for diesel production – Over the period 2015–2040, the global demand for diesel is likely to grow at a compounded annual rate of 1.0 per cent. Therefore, maximization of diesel yield remains the major objective of petroleum refiners. Read on to find out the various routes through which diesel can be produced in a refinery... read...