India: Fertilizer Complex Toyo to Build Ammonia and Urea Fertilizer Plant in India
Toyo Engineering has been awarded a contract for a project to construct a large-scale fertilizer complex in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh state, India.
Chiba/Japan — This complex will be constructed jointly with Toyo Engineering India, the group company in India, for Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (Hurl), a fertilizer company jointly established by state-run National Thermal Power,Coal India, and Indian Oil.
The objective of this project is to construct a large-scale fertilizer complex composed of an ammonia plant with a capacity of 2,200 tons/day, a urea plant with a capacity of 3,850 tons/day, and a utility supply facility. The ammonia production technology of Kellogg Brown & Root and Toyo’s urea synthesis technology Aces 21 will be applied.
This project is part of a series of national project promoted under the “Make in India” slogan by the Government of India that aims to fully achieve domestic production of chemical fertilizers against the country’s expanding population. Toyo has become the first project contractor. This is the engineering company’s 16th fertilizer project in India including one now under construction in Kota, Rajasthan state.