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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

01/14/2019 - 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

12/05/2018 - 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

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...

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemicals: Resource Efficiency

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

09/06/2018 - 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...

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...

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...