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Coronavirus gets its first victim among LNG projects.  Urea subsidy: DOF to conduct fresh review.  Subsidy relief for industry.  Rs 350/tonne subsidy file: Movement again!.  LNG prices are at historic low: India's average cost of LNG purchase in January did not come down by much.  Manoj Mishra receives Leadership Award.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Briefs.  Shipment + Price Update.  Cabinet okays changes to crop insurance schemes, makes PMFBY voluntary.  .  .  .  Briefs.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Updates.  Shipment + Price Update.  Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Soil health card helps boost farm income: Study.  

Coronavirus gets its first victim among LNG projects

Feb 20: The Caronovirus has picked its first victim among LNG projects
8Tendering for capacity worth a staggering 50 MMTPA of LNG has been put off
Click on Details for more Details

Urea subsidy: DOF to conduct fresh review

Feb 20: The urea subsidy scheme is going to be under a fresh review, the DOF has decided
8Find out what the review will entail
Click on Details for more Details

Subsidy relief for industry

Feb 20:  It is learned that the government has promulgated a relief in susbidy dispensation
8The money is likely to come in by end Febriary or early MarchMarch Details

Rs 350/tonne subsidy file: Movement again!

Feb 20: It is learned that there is movement on this coveted file again
8Find out what is happening
Click on Details for more.
Details

LNG prices are at historic low: India's average cost of LNG purchase in January did not come down by much

Feb 20: LNG prices may have crashed to less than $3/mmbtu as a result of the twin effects of large supply overhand and the spread of the Coronavirus in China
8Up to 20 cargoes for China have been diverted out
8Yet in the average cost of gas in January 2020 while falling, has not fallen sharply enough to spur a big upsurge in demand
Find out what our calculations are showing. Details

Manoj Mishra receives Leadership Award

Feb 20: 8The award has been given for outstanding leadership in NFL
Click on details for more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 20: Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The project has been activated, and a meeting is likely to be organized in March 2020, after that an RFQ release plan for the LSTK contractor is likely, sometime around April 2020.
Click here for more details

Single Super Phosphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 20 crore
8Project Event: The project is still on hold due to lack of fund, the company has applied for the loan as per project requirement. the project is likely to be activated after the capital approval. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020, as the capital approval process is likely by then
Click here for more details
Details

Briefs

Feb 20: 8New tech could convert wastewater into 'super fertiliser' Click on Details
8Canadian fertilizer maker Nutrien reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast full-year earnings below analyst. Click on Reports Details

Shipment + Price Update

Feb 20: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 25 Feb 2020.
8One MOP shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
Click on Report for more
Details

Cabinet okays changes to crop insurance schemes, makes PMFBY voluntary

Feb 20: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of Seed Treatment Agrochemicals in different states Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Dewas Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Neemuch Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Vikram Nagar Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited: An Analysis Details
8Omkar Fertilisers Private Limited: An Analysis Details
8New tech could convert wastewater into 'super fertiliser': An Analysis Details
8Nutrien Limited: An Analysis Details
8Ammonia: Zero-carbon fertiliser, fuel and energy store Details
8The effect of different types of Fertilizer Run-Off: A Review Details
8Effects of Composting different types of Organic Fertilizer: A Review Details
8Using Hand-Held Chlorophyll Meters and Canopy Reflectance Sensors for Fertilizer Nitrogen Management: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Cabinet okays changes to crop insurance schemes, makes PMFBY voluntary Details
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks up; Basant Agro rises 6% Details
8Doubling farmers’ income will be key topic at BusinessLine Agri Summit Details
8NS Tomar appeals to farmers to adopt Soil Health Cards recommendations Details 

You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Briefs

Feb 19: 8Sirius Minerals, in which IFFCO had a non-binding sales tie-up, is headed for liquidation. Click on Details for more
8Ammonia may become the new fuel for ocean going ships. Click on Reports for more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 19: Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1800 crore
8Project Event: The company is in the process of discussions with Phosphoric Acid Process Licensors for the supply of Basic Engineering Package based on which it proposes to execute the project on an EPC basis. The EPC RFQ finalization will happen in March in place of February 2020 due to delay in the internal discussion. Simultaneously the company is in final discussion with Rock Phosphate Suppliers for the execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ensure the availability of rock phosphate on a long-term basis. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020.
Click here for more details

SSP-Sulphuric Acid & NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 442 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for a contractor is likely to be released after environmental clearance. The environmental clearance has been elicited but approval is pending from the state and it is likely to be elicited in April 2020. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released after 15 May 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Updates

Feb 19: 8Mr. J.N. Godbole ceased to be an Independent Director of the Zuari w.e.f 18th February, 2020 upon completion of his term.
8Mrs. Swadhinta Krishna has been appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of MMTC.
8Manohar Reddy Gabgidi has retired as Independent Director of the FACT.
8The Board of Director meeting date has been extended from 14 Feb to 28 Feb 2020 of Shree Pushkar Chemical & Fertilizer Ltd.
Click on Detail for more Details

Shipment + Price Update

Feb 19: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
8Two Ammonia shipment is coming up on 19 & 22 Feb 2020.
8One Sulphur shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
8Two Phos acid shipment is coming up on 19 & 27 Feb 2020.
8One DAP shipment is coming up on 19 Feb 2020.
8One Ammonium Nitrate shipment is coming up on 22 Feb 2020.
Click on Report for more
Details

Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips

Feb 19: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of High Temperature Shift Convertor Catalyst Details
8In-situ overhauling of isolation valves during total shutdown in Steam Generation Plant Details
8Replacement of vent silencer on header of Boilers in Steam Generation Plant Details
8Import of 10000 MT Urea Prilled Details
8Supply of Phosphate Rich Organic Manure Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Rajasthan] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Sirius Minerals PLC: An Analysis Details
8Climate change: Fertiliser might be used to energy ocean-going ships Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks fall; Nagarjuna Fertilizers slips 5% Details
8Union Budget 2020-21: An expert’s guide to rural distress Details
8Preserving soil health cannot be compromised Details
8Who will sow the seeds of growth for an organic India? Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 18: Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The feasibility studies are still ongoing, and they are likely to be completed at the end of March 2020. RFQ for the process licensor as well as LSTK contractor is likely to be released in April 2020.
Click here for more details

DAP Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 442 crore
8Project Event: 50 % erection work has been completed, all equipment has reached the site but installation has not started yet, and is likely in March 2020. The commissioning has been delayed by two months from August to October 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Soil health card helps boost farm income: Study

Feb 18: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Ramanuganj Details
8Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Sheorinarayan Details
8Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Bilaspur Details
8Annual Rate Contract for Horticulture maintenance in Factory and Township Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Adoption of ICT-based Information Sources: A Review Details
8Effects of Plant Nitrogen Nutrition and Fertilizer on Agricultural Economy: A Review Details
8Winter Cultivation and Nano Fertilizers improve yield of crops: A Paper Details
8Effects of Composting different types of Organic Fertilizer: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks fall; Bharat Agri Fert plunges 20% Details
8Soil health card helps boost farm income: Study Details
8Odisha’s growth rate may fall to 6.16% in 2019-20: Survey Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Coronavirus gets its first victim among LNG projects

Feb 20: The Caronovirus has picked its first victim among LNG projects
8Tendering for capacity worth a staggering 50 MMTPA of LNG has been put off
Click on Details for more Details

Urea subsidy: DOF to conduct fresh review

Feb 20: The urea subsidy scheme is going to be under a fresh review, the DOF has decided
8Find out what the review will entail
Click on Details for more Details

Subsidy relief for industry

Feb 20:  It is learned that the government has promulgated a relief in susbidy dispensation
8The money is likely to come in by end Febriary or early MarchMarch Details

Rs 350/tonne subsidy file: Movement again!

Feb 20: It is learned that there is movement on this coveted file again
8Find out what is happening
Click on Details for more.
Details

LNG prices are at historic low: India's average cost of LNG purchase in January did not come down by much

Feb 20: LNG prices may have crashed to less than $3/mmbtu as a result of the twin effects of large supply overhand and the spread of the Coronavirus in China
8Up to 20 cargoes for China have been diverted out
8Yet in the average cost of gas in January 2020 while falling, has not fallen sharply enough to spur a big upsurge in demand
Find out what our calculations are showing. Details

Manoj Mishra receives Leadership Award

Feb 20: 8The award has been given for outstanding leadership in NFL
Click on details for more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 20: Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The project has been activated, and a meeting is likely to be organized in March 2020, after that an RFQ release plan for the LSTK contractor is likely, sometime around April 2020.
Click here for more details

Single Super Phosphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 20 crore
8Project Event: The project is still on hold due to lack of fund, the company has applied for the loan as per project requirement. the project is likely to be activated after the capital approval. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020, as the capital approval process is likely by then
Click here for more details
Details

Briefs

Feb 20: 8New tech could convert wastewater into 'super fertiliser' Click on Details
8Canadian fertilizer maker Nutrien reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast full-year earnings below analyst. Click on Reports Details

Shipment + Price Update

Feb 20: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 25 Feb 2020.
8One MOP shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
Click on Report for more
Details

Cabinet okays changes to crop insurance schemes, makes PMFBY voluntary

Feb 20: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of Seed Treatment Agrochemicals in different states Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Dewas Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Neemuch Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Vikram Nagar Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited: An Analysis Details
8Omkar Fertilisers Private Limited: An Analysis Details
8New tech could convert wastewater into 'super fertiliser': An Analysis Details
8Nutrien Limited: An Analysis Details
8Ammonia: Zero-carbon fertiliser, fuel and energy store Details
8The effect of different types of Fertilizer Run-Off: A Review Details
8Effects of Composting different types of Organic Fertilizer: A Review Details
8Using Hand-Held Chlorophyll Meters and Canopy Reflectance Sensors for Fertilizer Nitrogen Management: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Cabinet okays changes to crop insurance schemes, makes PMFBY voluntary Details
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks up; Basant Agro rises 6% Details
8Doubling farmers’ income will be key topic at BusinessLine Agri Summit Details
8NS Tomar appeals to farmers to adopt Soil Health Cards recommendations Details 

You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

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Briefs

Feb 19: 8Sirius Minerals, in which IFFCO had a non-binding sales tie-up, is headed for liquidation. Click on Details for more
8Ammonia may become the new fuel for ocean going ships. Click on Reports for more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 19: Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1800 crore
8Project Event: The company is in the process of discussions with Phosphoric Acid Process Licensors for the supply of Basic Engineering Package based on which it proposes to execute the project on an EPC basis. The EPC RFQ finalization will happen in March in place of February 2020 due to delay in the internal discussion. Simultaneously the company is in final discussion with Rock Phosphate Suppliers for the execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ensure the availability of rock phosphate on a long-term basis. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020.
Click here for more details

SSP-Sulphuric Acid & NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 442 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for a contractor is likely to be released after environmental clearance. The environmental clearance has been elicited but approval is pending from the state and it is likely to be elicited in April 2020. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released after 15 May 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Updates

Feb 19: 8Mr. J.N. Godbole ceased to be an Independent Director of the Zuari w.e.f 18th February, 2020 upon completion of his term.
8Mrs. Swadhinta Krishna has been appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of MMTC.
8Manohar Reddy Gabgidi has retired as Independent Director of the FACT.
8The Board of Director meeting date has been extended from 14 Feb to 28 Feb 2020 of Shree Pushkar Chemical & Fertilizer Ltd.
Click on Detail for more Details

Shipment + Price Update

Feb 19: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
8Two Ammonia shipment is coming up on 19 & 22 Feb 2020.
8One Sulphur shipment is coming up on 24 Feb 2020.
8Two Phos acid shipment is coming up on 19 & 27 Feb 2020.
8One DAP shipment is coming up on 19 Feb 2020.
8One Ammonium Nitrate shipment is coming up on 22 Feb 2020.
Click on Report for more
Details

Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips

Feb 19: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of High Temperature Shift Convertor Catalyst Details
8In-situ overhauling of isolation valves during total shutdown in Steam Generation Plant Details
8Replacement of vent silencer on header of Boilers in Steam Generation Plant Details
8Import of 10000 MT Urea Prilled Details
8Supply of Phosphate Rich Organic Manure Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Rajasthan] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Sirius Minerals PLC: An Analysis Details
8Climate change: Fertiliser might be used to energy ocean-going ships Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks fall; Nagarjuna Fertilizers slips 5% Details
8Union Budget 2020-21: An expert’s guide to rural distress Details
8Preserving soil health cannot be compromised Details
8Who will sow the seeds of growth for an organic India? Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Feb 18: Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The feasibility studies are still ongoing, and they are likely to be completed at the end of March 2020. RFQ for the process licensor as well as LSTK contractor is likely to be released in April 2020.
Click here for more details

DAP Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 442 crore
8Project Event: 50 % erection work has been completed, all equipment has reached the site but installation has not started yet, and is likely in March 2020. The commissioning has been delayed by two months from August to October 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Soil health card helps boost farm income: Study

Feb 18: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Ramanuganj Details
8Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Sheorinarayan Details
8Appointment of Private Godown Contractor at Bilaspur Details
8Annual Rate Contract for Horticulture maintenance in Factory and Township Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Adoption of ICT-based Information Sources: A Review Details
8Effects of Plant Nitrogen Nutrition and Fertilizer on Agricultural Economy: A Review Details
8Winter Cultivation and Nano Fertilizers improve yield of crops: A Paper Details
8Effects of Composting different types of Organic Fertilizer: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Share market update: Fertilizer stocks fall; Bharat Agri Fert plunges 20% Details
8Soil health card helps boost farm income: Study Details
8Odisha’s growth rate may fall to 6.16% in 2019-20: Survey Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details
  • Feb 17: Industry in crisis: Total subsidy requirement to top Rs 135,000 crore next year:Details
  • Feb 17: Software update: Fertilizer projects:Details
  • Feb 17: LNG prices shrink to historic low: Indian buyers buy LNG opportunistically:Details
  • Feb 17: Shipment + Price Update:Details
  • Feb 17: Farm loan waiver bad? Data shows true picture:Details
  • Feb 14: Rs 350/tonne capital subsidy: Know more on why the file came back from PMO:Details