PD Samudra has been named as the new Managing Director of Uhde India Pvt Ltd, the engineering consulting company based in Mumbai and Pune, and the Deputy CEO of the Regional Cluster for India of the parent company ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.
Uhde India has successfully commissioned Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) 10,000 MT cryogenic ammonia storage tank at the customer’s fertilizer facility in Kalol. The 10,000 MT Tank was implemented by Uhde India on Lump sum turnkey basis.
Uhde Inventa-Fischer has been awarded a contract by Micro Polypet, an Indian joint venture comprising the chemical companies RLG Group and Action Petrochem, to build a plant for the production of high-quality PET for bottling and packaging applications. The plant, which will be located in Panipat, India, will have a production capacity of 216,000 tonnes per year.
Uhde's Indian subsidiary Uhde India has successfully completed Farabi Petrochemicals’ Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) expansion project in Saudi Arabia. The LAB-2 project went on stream earlier this month, when the feed cut-in was satisfactorily performed.
The Chemical Process Industry is making a concerted effort to find an alternative to oil. Natural gas, coal and biomass are all potential sources of basic chemicals, and syngas production can make a bigger contribution than it has so far.