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Hard work during COVID: DOF officer promoted.  Gas exchange steps into a landmine.  IFCCO breaks production record .  RCF turns in a good performance as well.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Shipment + Price Update.  Closed urea plant at Ramagundam, Telangana may start commercial production in Oct: Govt.  Good run for fertilizers: Rain god has been kind.  PLL's Kochi terminal: Customers are unhappy.  PLL in tank top situation at Dahej: Is the gas demand picture not as rosy as is made out to be?.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Shipment + Price Update.  Core sector contraction slows in May, fertiliser growth turns positive .  Kochi gets an LNG cargo: What is it meant for?.  Agriculture inputs companies look at a big upswing in demand .  NFL unveils five mobile testing units.  Mosaic takes on competitors: Seeks investigation.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Shipment + Price Update.  Agri input cos eye double-digit growth on favourable monsoon, govt policies.  

Hard work during COVID: DOF officer promoted

Jul 02: 8An officer in the DOF has just got a promotion.
8This is a result of the hard work put in doing these difficult times
Details

Gas exchange steps into a landmine

Jul 02: India's gas exchange was recently launched with much fanfare but this website has been skeptical about whether it will ever be able to deliver results.
8The gas supply landscape in India is riddled with landmines.
8And the exchange seems to have just stepped into one. Details

IFCCO breaks production record

Jul 02: 8Iffco breaks its earlier production records for June
Find out more Details

RCF turns in a good performance as well

Jul 02: 8RCF does well too
8Its ranking among Fortune 500 Indian companies go up Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jul 02: NPK Fertilizer Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 400 crore
8Project Event: All the project activities are on hold due to lockdown. The company was planning to release the RFQ for an EPC contractor in April 2020, but due to COVID-19,  that will now happen in September 2020. The company is looking for an alternate location for this project in the state, The company wanted to use part of the land provided near the plant for a green belt, for the fertilizer project. However, it faced a lot of opposition at the mandatory public hearing meeting for environment clearance.
Click here for more details
Ammonium Sulphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project EventThe proposal for the environmental clearance has been accepted in March 2019. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in August in place of April 2020, due to COVID-19
Click here for more details
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jul 02: 8One DAP shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One Sulphur shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One APS shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Closed urea plant at Ramagundam, Telangana may start commercial production in Oct: Govt

Jul 02: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Expression of Interest (EOI) inviting applications for Empanelment of Advocate /Solicitor/Law Firm Details
8Barbed wire fencing for RCF land outside boundary wall Details
8Rehabilitation, renovation, modification of CISF Offices with new Canopy Structure Details
8Providing labour services for the job of operating Air conditioning and associated systems Details
8Providing labour services for the job of Water supply management Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8External Sector Outlook [July 2020] Details
8Smart water quality monitoring system with cost-effective using IoT: A Paper Details
8Karnataka Agro Chemicals: An Analysis Details
8Indian Core Sector [May 2020] Details
8Region-specific nitrogen management indexes: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Chattisgarh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Minister writes to farmers exhorting adoption of best agri practices Details
8Check hoarding of fertilizers: Satish Chavan Details
8Closed urea plant at Ramagundam, Telangana may start commercial production in Oct: Govt Details
8Agriculture is the key to India’s prosperity Details

You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Good run for fertilizers: Rain god has been kind

Jul 01: 8The run so far has been good for fertilizer companies.
8The rain god has been kind too. 
8Also, find out what volumes of imports are taking place.
Details

PLL's Kochi terminal: Customers are unhappy

Jul 01: PLL's Kochi LNG terminal does not have a big client base.
8Even this client base seems unhappy as of now.
8So is the lessor of the terminal.
Click on Details for more. Details

PLL in tank top situation at Dahej: Is the gas demand picture not as rosy as is made out to be?

Jul 01: 8Clearly, Petronet LNG  seems to be in a tank top position at Dahej
8Is offtake is not as rosy as has been projected?
Find out more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jul 01: Ammonium Phosphate Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: The company is looking for an alternate location for this project as it faces local opposition to the current site. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in August in place of April 2020 due to lockdown.
Click here for more details
Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project EventThe company has been signed up an EPC contractor, all the equipment has been reached the site. 80% of construction work has been completed. The commissioning is likely to be done in September in place of June 2020 due to COVID-19 as construction work was shut for a couple of months. 
Click here for more details Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jul 01: 8One Phos acid shipment is coming up on 6 July 2020.
8Two Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 7 & 8 July 2020.
8One Urea shipment is coming up on 3 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Core sector contraction slows in May, fertiliser growth turns positive

Jul 01: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Hiring of Diesel locomotive on lease basis for Railway yard Details
8Intermediate Heat Exchanger/ Final Heat exchanger top dome removing, refitting testing & Air Receiver testing work in SAP Plant Details
8Tower jobs in Sulphuric acid plant Details
8Ultrasonic Inspection In-situ metallography of Primary Reformer Tubes at NFL Panipat for 2020-21 Details
8Remaining life assessment of steam turbine rotor of GHH Steam turbine in Medium Pressure Nitric Acid Plant Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8GPS isn't just for road trips anymore: An Analysis Details
8Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Soil CO2 Emission depends on Crop Rotation Strategy: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Developing a Remote Sensing-Based combined Drought Indicator approach for Agricultural Drought Monitoring: A Paper Details
8Application of Drought Characteristics based on Theory of Runs and Copulas: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Uzbekistan: IFC provides $12.5 million for modernization of fertilizer plant Details
8Core sector contraction slows in May, fertiliser growth turns positive Details
8Locust attacks pose a clear and present danger to kharif crop season Details
8Rural economy: Capacity building should be the focus at this time of free trade, writes MCDC officials Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Kochi gets an LNG cargo: What is it meant for?

Jun 30: 8After a long break, Kochi terminal is getting a load of LNG
8But what kind of a cargo is it?
8And what are fertilzier companies on the yet-to-commisioned Kochi-Mangalore pipeline to make of this cargo?
Find out more
Details

Agriculture inputs companies look at a big upswing in demand

Jun 30: 8Even as the corn virus epidemic rages on, agriculture inputs companies are looking at double digit growth.
Click on Details for more
Details

NFL unveils five mobile testing units

Jun 30: 8NFL has unvieled five mobile soil testing units
Click on Reports for more Details

Mosaic takes on competitors: Seeks investigation

Jun 30: Mosaic is embarking on an unhealthy battle to sue its competitors.
8The company is seeking an investigation against imported phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia.
Click on Details for more
Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jun 30: Ammonia/Nitric Acid/SOP Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the Project management consultant is likely to be released in August 2020 in place of April 2020 on account of issues connected with the lockdown.
Click here for more details
SSP-Sulphuric Acid & NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project  
8Cost - Rs 75 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for an LSTK contractor is likely to be released in August 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jun 30: 8One Ammonia Shipment is coming up on 3 July 2020.
8One Phos acid Shipment is coming up on 2 July 2020.
8One MOP Shipment is coming up on 5 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Agri input cos eye double-digit growth on favourable monsoon, govt policies

Jun 30: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Biennial Rate Contract for Replacement of Bearings and Rollers of CLF, Re-Routing of Effluent Piping in Effluent Treatment Plant Details
8Rehabilitation of NPK-A Train Civil Structures Details
8Supply of Electro Magnetic Flow Meters Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Multi-omics analysis on an agroecosystem reveals the significant role of organic nitrogen to increase agricultural crop yield: An Analysis Details
8Application of N fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Integrating Biochar and Inorganic Fertilizer improves productivity: A Paper Application of N fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Influence of Green Tuff Fertilizer Application on Soil Microorganisms, Plant Growth and Soil Chemical Parameters: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8‘Forget Doubling Incomes, Farmers will be happy if incomes grow at all’ Details
8Agri input cos eye double-digit growth on favourable monsoon, govt policies Details
8Agriculture Ordinances: Reform or Regression? Details
8Vietnam considers imposing VAT on fertilizers Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Hard work during COVID: DOF officer promoted

Jul 02: 8An officer in the DOF has just got a promotion.
8This is a result of the hard work put in doing these difficult times
Details

Gas exchange steps into a landmine

Jul 02: India's gas exchange was recently launched with much fanfare but this website has been skeptical about whether it will ever be able to deliver results.
8The gas supply landscape in India is riddled with landmines.
8And the exchange seems to have just stepped into one. Details

IFCCO breaks production record

Jul 02: 8Iffco breaks its earlier production records for June
Find out more Details

RCF turns in a good performance as well

Jul 02: 8RCF does well too
8Its ranking among Fortune 500 Indian companies go up Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jul 02: NPK Fertilizer Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 400 crore
8Project Event: All the project activities are on hold due to lockdown. The company was planning to release the RFQ for an EPC contractor in April 2020, but due to COVID-19,  that will now happen in September 2020. The company is looking for an alternate location for this project in the state, The company wanted to use part of the land provided near the plant for a green belt, for the fertilizer project. However, it faced a lot of opposition at the mandatory public hearing meeting for environment clearance.
Click here for more details
Ammonium Sulphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project EventThe proposal for the environmental clearance has been accepted in March 2019. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in August in place of April 2020, due to COVID-19
Click here for more details
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jul 02: 8One DAP shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One Sulphur shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
8One APS shipment is coming up on 4 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Closed urea plant at Ramagundam, Telangana may start commercial production in Oct: Govt

Jul 02: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Expression of Interest (EOI) inviting applications for Empanelment of Advocate /Solicitor/Law Firm Details
8Barbed wire fencing for RCF land outside boundary wall Details
8Rehabilitation, renovation, modification of CISF Offices with new Canopy Structure Details
8Providing labour services for the job of operating Air conditioning and associated systems Details
8Providing labour services for the job of Water supply management Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8External Sector Outlook [July 2020] Details
8Smart water quality monitoring system with cost-effective using IoT: A Paper Details
8Karnataka Agro Chemicals: An Analysis Details
8Indian Core Sector [May 2020] Details
8Region-specific nitrogen management indexes: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Chattisgarh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Minister writes to farmers exhorting adoption of best agri practices Details
8Check hoarding of fertilizers: Satish Chavan Details
8Closed urea plant at Ramagundam, Telangana may start commercial production in Oct: Govt Details
8Agriculture is the key to India’s prosperity Details

You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Good run for fertilizers: Rain god has been kind

Jul 01: 8The run so far has been good for fertilizer companies.
8The rain god has been kind too. 
8Also, find out what volumes of imports are taking place.
Details

PLL's Kochi terminal: Customers are unhappy

Jul 01: PLL's Kochi LNG terminal does not have a big client base.
8Even this client base seems unhappy as of now.
8So is the lessor of the terminal.
Click on Details for more. Details

PLL in tank top situation at Dahej: Is the gas demand picture not as rosy as is made out to be?

Jul 01: 8Clearly, Petronet LNG  seems to be in a tank top position at Dahej
8Is offtake is not as rosy as has been projected?
Find out more Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jul 01: Ammonium Phosphate Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: The company is looking for an alternate location for this project as it faces local opposition to the current site. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in August in place of April 2020 due to lockdown.
Click here for more details
Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project EventThe company has been signed up an EPC contractor, all the equipment has been reached the site. 80% of construction work has been completed. The commissioning is likely to be done in September in place of June 2020 due to COVID-19 as construction work was shut for a couple of months. 
Click here for more details Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jul 01: 8One Phos acid shipment is coming up on 6 July 2020.
8Two Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 7 & 8 July 2020.
8One Urea shipment is coming up on 3 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Core sector contraction slows in May, fertiliser growth turns positive

Jul 01: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Hiring of Diesel locomotive on lease basis for Railway yard Details
8Intermediate Heat Exchanger/ Final Heat exchanger top dome removing, refitting testing & Air Receiver testing work in SAP Plant Details
8Tower jobs in Sulphuric acid plant Details
8Ultrasonic Inspection In-situ metallography of Primary Reformer Tubes at NFL Panipat for 2020-21 Details
8Remaining life assessment of steam turbine rotor of GHH Steam turbine in Medium Pressure Nitric Acid Plant Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8GPS isn't just for road trips anymore: An Analysis Details
8Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Soil CO2 Emission depends on Crop Rotation Strategy: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Developing a Remote Sensing-Based combined Drought Indicator approach for Agricultural Drought Monitoring: A Paper Details
8Application of Drought Characteristics based on Theory of Runs and Copulas: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Uzbekistan: IFC provides $12.5 million for modernization of fertilizer plant Details
8Core sector contraction slows in May, fertiliser growth turns positive Details
8Locust attacks pose a clear and present danger to kharif crop season Details
8Rural economy: Capacity building should be the focus at this time of free trade, writes MCDC officials Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Kochi gets an LNG cargo: What is it meant for?

Jun 30: 8After a long break, Kochi terminal is getting a load of LNG
8But what kind of a cargo is it?
8And what are fertilzier companies on the yet-to-commisioned Kochi-Mangalore pipeline to make of this cargo?
Find out more
Details

Agriculture inputs companies look at a big upswing in demand

Jun 30: 8Even as the corn virus epidemic rages on, agriculture inputs companies are looking at double digit growth.
Click on Details for more
Details

NFL unveils five mobile testing units

Jun 30: 8NFL has unvieled five mobile soil testing units
Click on Reports for more Details

Mosaic takes on competitors: Seeks investigation

Jun 30: Mosaic is embarking on an unhealthy battle to sue its competitors.
8The company is seeking an investigation against imported phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia.
Click on Details for more
Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jun 30: Ammonia/Nitric Acid/SOP Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the Project management consultant is likely to be released in August 2020 in place of April 2020 on account of issues connected with the lockdown.
Click here for more details
SSP-Sulphuric Acid & NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project  
8Cost - Rs 75 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for an LSTK contractor is likely to be released in August 2020.
Click here for more details
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Jun 30: 8One Ammonia Shipment is coming up on 3 July 2020.
8One Phos acid Shipment is coming up on 2 July 2020.
8One MOP Shipment is coming up on 5 July 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Agri input cos eye double-digit growth on favourable monsoon, govt policies

Jun 30: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Biennial Rate Contract for Replacement of Bearings and Rollers of CLF, Re-Routing of Effluent Piping in Effluent Treatment Plant Details
8Rehabilitation of NPK-A Train Civil Structures Details
8Supply of Electro Magnetic Flow Meters Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Multi-omics analysis on an agroecosystem reveals the significant role of organic nitrogen to increase agricultural crop yield: An Analysis Details
8Application of N fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Integrating Biochar and Inorganic Fertilizer improves productivity: A Paper Application of N fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Influence of Green Tuff Fertilizer Application on Soil Microorganisms, Plant Growth and Soil Chemical Parameters: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8‘Forget Doubling Incomes, Farmers will be happy if incomes grow at all’ Details
8Agri input cos eye double-digit growth on favourable monsoon, govt policies Details
8Agriculture Ordinances: Reform or Regression? Details
8Vietnam considers imposing VAT on fertilizers Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details
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  • Jun 29: Fertilizer sector: Young professionals needed:Details
  • Jun 29: Using of extra sheds for fertilizers: New guidelines in place:Details
  • Jun 29: Zuari asset sale draws some flak:Details
  • Jun 29: FACT windfall from sale of land: Now, put it to good use:Details
  • Jun 29: RIL puts off gas supply from KG Basin:Details