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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...

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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...

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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...

Insights into the Global Trends that Shape Tomorrow's Chemical Industry

Market Movements

Insights into the Global Trends that Shape Tomorrow's Chemical Industry

A snapshot of the emerging trends in the global chemical industry – With multiple emerging regions now steering the course of the global chemicals industry, their internal dynamics will likely determine how the industry shapes up in the near future. read...

Forging the Future: Machine Builders 'Made in India'

India: Interview

Forging the Future: Machine Builders 'Made in India'

Vice President, Association of Indian Forging Industry, Muralishanker Sambasivam speaks on the Indian forging industry and its growth path. Excerpts of the conversation follow. read...

Adani has the Largest Solar Project Pipeline in India, Tata Power Leads with Installed Capacity

India: Solar Energy

Adani has the Largest Solar Project Pipeline in India, Tata Power Leads with Installed Capacity

According to Mercom Capital Group’s latest report, India Solar Quarterly Market Update, large scale project development in India is largely fragmented but we are starting to see a shift towards the sector dominated by large corporations and private equity-backed players. read...

Hydrocarbon will Remain Most Important Source of Energy for Decades to Come

India: Dependent on Oil

Hydrocarbon will Remain Most Important Source of Energy for Decades to Come

Hydrocarbons are likely to remain the most important source of energy for decades to come in India, despite other forms of energy such as coal, renewable energy, etc. India is currently the fourth largest consumer of petroleum products in the world in spite of a very low per capita consumption, said Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroluem & Natural Gas, Ajay Sawhney (IAS) while inaugurating the 20th Refinery Technology Meet at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. read...

Big in Asia: Indian Oil Plans Investments Worth 30 Billion Dollar

India: Investment in Oil and Gas

Big in Asia: Indian Oil Plans Investments Worth 30 Billion Dollar

Announcing its plan of investing up to Rs 1.80 trillion (US $ 30 billion) across verticals in the next six years, state-run Indian Oil Corporation has said that it is also in talks with foreign entities to co-invest in the investment that includes setting up a mega refinery in coastal Maharashtra. read...

Why the Huge Energy Market in India Provides Unique Investment Opportunity

Opportunities on Asia's Oil & Gas Market

Why the Huge Energy Market in India Provides Unique Investment Opportunity

The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has invited foreign investors to participate in the Discovered Small Fields Bidding Round – 2016. Speaking at a road show in London, he said that the huge energy market in India provides unique opportunity to invest in the Indian oil and gas sector. read...

India Boosts Bio-Fuels Production

India: Ethanol for Indian Consumers

India Boosts Bio-Fuels Production

India’s national oil company Indian Oil has selected Praj, an Indian process solutions provider, as its technology partner for setting up multiple 2nd Generation (2G) bio-ethanol plants based on indigenously developed technology. Indian Oil will be setting up three such 2G bio-ethanol plants. read...

PBSI Gathers Powder Bulk Experts in Asia's Boommarket

Powder Bulk Solids India

PBSI Gathers Powder Bulk Experts in Asia's Boommarket

The show is an international union of exhibitions – The global bulk material handling product and technologies market is expected to be valued at $62.36 billion by the end of 2020. Powder and Bulk Solids India 2016, through its focused exhibition and knowledge based workshops and conferences, aims at showcasing the importance of the Indian market in the global field. read...

India Paves The Way for New Generation of Nuclear Power Plants

India: R&D For New Power Generation

India Paves The Way for New Generation of Nuclear Power Plants

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a proposal of R&D project for development of Advanced Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) Technology for thermal power plants with an estimated cost of Rs 1,554 crore (US $ 233 million) and providing one time budgetary support of Rs 900 crore (US $ 135 million) spread over a period of three years, commencing from 2017–18, to be provided as plan Gross Budgetary Support to BHEL for implementation of the R&D project. read...

Cipla Receives Final Approval for Generic Wellbutrin XL Tablets

India: Pharmaceuticals

Cipla Receives Final Approval for Generic Wellbutrin XL Tablets

Cipla, a global pharmaceutical company which uses cutting edge technology and innovation to meet the everyday needs of all patients, announced that its subsidiary, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc.(collectively Cipla), has received final approval its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets (XL), 150mg and 300 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Valeant’s Wellbutrin XL Tablets, 150 mg and 300 mg. read...