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Future plan highlight of a big Fertilizer Company.  Neem coated urea project: Coming up.  Software updates: Fertilizer projects.  .  RCF Thal unit won ‘FAI Award for Excellence in Safety’ for the year 2017-18.  NFL gets IFA Excellence Award.  GEECL declares its Raniganj field is worth $13.78 billion.  GSFC markets DAP with higher price tag in Gujarat.  Shipment Details.  Gas price advantage.  Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips.  Pipeline tariff hikes: Howl of protest from industry.  Fertilizer subsidy: Who benefits from it?.  Shipment Details.  Fertilizer Production: November 2018.  Firms earned Rs 15,795 crore in 2 years of Fasal Bima Yojana.  Gadepan-III to be operational in February.  Shipment details.  Sale of City Compost so far in 2018-19.  International tenders.  

Future plan highlight of a big Fertilizer Company

Nov 19: A fertilizer company is planning to complete the future plan within five years, the following are the highlight.
8State-of-art Ammonia / Urea / NPK Plants (Brownfield plants)
8NPK B Train refurbishment
8Potash Godown with material handling system - construction
8Container Terminal utilizing the excess land available within the MFL Premises at Manali
8Power Generation once Natural Gas is available at the MFL Battery-limit
8EOI called for promoting the Guindy Property under JV concept
Click on Details for more
Details

Neem coated urea project: Coming up

Nov 19: A Fertilizer Company is planning to Production of Neem-coated Urea with a capacity 1475 MTPD at its existing fertilizer complex in India.
8The project is under Techno-Economic Feasibility Report Stage.
8The RFQ for the equipment and service is likely to be released in January 2019.
Click on Detail for more
Details

Software updates: Fertilizer projects

Nov 19: Coal-based Ammonia-Urea & Coal Handling Plant Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 7484 Crore
8Project Event: The discussion process is ongoing for the EPC contractor as well as Process licensor it takes minimum two to three months to release the RFQ for the contractor, The environmental clearance is underway
Click here for more details
Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: The purchase of major equipment and services is ongoing and tendering for Civil and Structural works for Main Utility & SILO Substation has been out and the bidding process is ongoing.
Click here for more details
  
Details

Jan 01: Details

RCF Thal unit won ‘FAI Award for Excellence in Safety’ for the year 2017-18

Nov 19: RCF Thal unit has won ‘FAI Award for Excellence in Safety’ for the year 2017-18. Hearty congratulations to Thal team for this proud moment
8RCF is the 1st company in the Fertilizer Industry to start transactions through the Trends platform with “A.TReds Limited (Invoicemart)” and “Mynd Solutions Private Limited (M1 xchange)” successfully
Click on Detail for more
Details

NFL gets IFA Excellence Award

Nov 19: National Fertilizers Limited received the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) Excellence Award for its sustained efforts and performance in the area of Safety, Health & Environment (SHE).
8The award was received by Sh. Manoj Mishra, C&MD, NFL during IFA Strategic Forum meeting held in Beijing in November 2018.
8NFL is the only PSU in the country to receive this prestigious award. IFA is the global fertilizer association with a membership of 480 companies in 68 countries.
Click on Report for more 
Details

GEECL declares its Raniganj field is worth $13.78 billion

Nov 16: Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd, which owns the Raniganj field has declared that it has CBM assets worth a hopping $13.78 billion
8How has the company suddenly arrive at such a large value?
8How does the economics work out here?
Click on Reports for more   Details

GSFC markets DAP with higher price tag in Gujarat

Nov 16: Retailers from some districts of Gujarat told our website that currently there is a demand for fertilizers such as DAP, NPKs, Ammonium Sulphate, Urea etc and some of the fertilizers are short in supply or the old stocks are still available in the market for products like DAP.
8Right now, only GSFC is supplying the new DAP stocks with an MRP of Rs1400/bag in districts like Bhavnagar, Kheda etc. It is pertinent to note that the market share of fertilizers such as DAP, Ammonium Sulphate & Urea is captured by GSFC because it is preferred by both the retailers and the farmers.
8New MOP stocks are available from IPL with an MRP of Rs950/bag.
Click on Details for retail trade margins in different districts of the state.
Details

Shipment Details

Nov 16: 8An Ammonia shipment is expected to arrive on the 20th of November.
8A Phosphoric Acid shipment is also arriving on the 22nd of November.
Click on Details for Importer's Information
Details

Gas price advantage

Nov 16: Find out the competitive price advantage of gas (domestic and imported) compared to:
8Diesel
8Petrol
8Commercial LPG
8Domestic non-subsidized LPG
8Domestic LPG subsidized
8Fuel oil
8Industrial heading (using imported coal)
8Industrial heading (using domestic coal)
8Industrial heading (using lignite)
8Naphtha based fertilizers
8Naphtha based petrochemicals
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips

Nov 16: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Lining Up Contract for supply of Manpower Riggers Details
8Opening and Boxed Up of Ammonia Chiller for Leak Testing Jobs in Ammonia Plant Details
8Corrigendum: Lining of Contract for Servicing of Rotary Vacuum Pumps in HWP Laboratory Details
8Procurement of G I Pipes Details
8Contract for Mechanical Maintenance Works for Urea Revamp Project Details
8Lining Up Contract for supply of Manpower Riggers Details
8Carrying out CS & SS piping jobs in Ammonia Plant Details
8Biennial Rate Contract for Assistance in Maintenance Activities for Equipment in Urea Electrical Group of Plants Details
8Corrigendum: Contract for carrying out risk based Inspection of Ammonia Storage Tanks in Ammonia Plant Details
8Overhauling of HT Motor at Steam Generation Plant Details
8Manpower supply for Miscellaneous Jobs in GTG-HRSG Section Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8FAI training programme on Challenges and Strategies for Fertiliser Industry [February 2019] Details
8Status of Rainfall and Agriculture Activity in Andhra Pradesh [November 2018] Details
8Fertilizer market starts to crack [American Fertilizer Weekly] Details
8Conservation Agriculture using Coulters: Effects of Crop Residue on working performance Details
8Global phosphorus recovery from wastewater for agricultural reuse: A Paper Details
8The effect of Silicon Fertilizer on the growth of chives: A Paper Details
8Adoption and the role of Fertilizer Trees and Shrubs as a Climate Smart Agriculture Practice: A Case Study Details
You can also click on Reports for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Gujarat: 43% of farmer households are in debt Details
8India to dispute US’ claim of under-reporting cotton subsidies Details
8Environment: No smoke without fire Details
8Varanasi Multi-modal Terminal officially opened Details
8AP to help Indonesia in promoting Zero Budget Natural Farming Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Pipeline tariff hikes: Howl of protest from industry

Nov 15: The PNGRB is undertaking a series of pipeline tariff revisions.
8But that has caused a backlash too
8GSFC has claimed it stands to lose a massive Rs 226 crore if GAIL's proposals for tariff hikes are expected
8The FAI has also put in a strident protest
Click on Reports for more Details

Fertilizer subsidy: Who benefits from it?

Nov 15: The paper analyzes the trends in fertilizer subsidy and shows that interstate disparity in its distribution is still high even though it has declined over the years.
8Understanding who benefits from fertilizer subsidies is important not only to determine the fairness of a policy but also to find out how such a policy changes farmers’ behaviour.
8Studies have shown that the benefits of fertilizer subsidy are heavily tilted towards the large farmers growing water-intensive crops like rice, sugar cane, wheat and cotton in a handful of states.
Click on Reports for more information related to this growing debate
Details

Shipment Details

Nov 15: 8A Sulphuric Acid shipment is arriving on the 15th of November.
8A Phosphoric Acid shipment is expected to arrive on the 17th of November.
8A MOP shipment is also arriving on the 17th of November.
Click on Details for the Importer's Information
Details

Fertilizer Production: November 2018

Nov 15: 8The website here carries fertilizer production data in the first fortnight of November 2018 of the FY 2018-19.
8The major producers are also provided in the data along with the quantity they have produced.
Click on Details for more
Details

Firms earned Rs 15,795 crore in 2 years of Fasal Bima Yojana

Nov 15: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of Main Drive Gear Box for Urea and ANP Scraper Details
8Corrigendum: Overhauling of Power Transformers of HWP Details
8Corrigendum: Dynamic balancing of Boiler feed water pump rotor assembly in NAGP Details
8Corrigendum: Painting of structures of RG Boiler EOT and Synthesis gas converter EOT in Ammonia plant Details
8Corrigendum: Replacement job of Glass Heat Exchangers in CNA Plant Details
8Contract for Instrumentation Works For Urea Revamp Project Details
8Biennial rate contract for servicing of Tuflin make plug valves in Urea plant Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Global Fertilizers and Potash Index [November 2018] Details
8Soil Improvement for Present and Future: A Paper Details
8Fertiliser Subsidy in India: Who are the beneficiaries? Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Chattisgarh] Details
8Emerging aspects of Balanced Fertiliser use in India: A Paper Details
You can also click on Reports for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond Details
8Firms earned Rs 15,795 crore in 2 years of Fasal Bima Yojana Details
8India’s public sector enterprises: Where do we go from here? Details
8Odisha bags over Rs 4.19 lakh cr of investment intents Details
8Soil's history: A solution to soluble phosphorus? Details
8Carcinogens, fertilisers, antibiotics contaminate milk: FSSAI survey Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Gadepan-III to be operational in February

Nov 14: Chambal Fertilizers seems to have done well. At least for now.
8During Q2FY19, the company net sales grew by 17.9% due to higher urea realizations.
8But it witnessed a decline in sales of NPK and other complex fertilizers during this period.
8The construction work at the new Gadepan-III facility is on track and is likely to be commissioned by Feb’19. 
8The company has also into a long-term agreement with GAIL for the supply of natural gas for Gadepan III unit.  
Click on Reports for more in-depth analysis related to its financial developments
Details

Shipment details

Nov 14: 8A DAP shipment is arriving on the 15th of November.
8A Urea shipment is also expected to arrive on the 16th of November.
8A Rock phosphate shipment is arriving on the 16th of November.
Click on Details for Importer's Information
Details

Sale of City Compost so far in 2018-19

Nov 14: 8The Department of Fertilizer has issued guidelines for the promotion of city compost on 10th February 2016.
8As per the guidelines, fertilizer marketing companies shall be eligible for an account payment up to 50% only on the basis of 1st point sales (to the dealer/retailer) at the district level. The balance shall be released on receipt of retailer's acknowledgment in mFMS as well as issue of required certificates relating to quantity and quality by the respective state governments in prescribed forms.
8What are the sales figures for City compost by marketers and manufacturers?
Click on Details for the month wise sales. 
  
Details

International tenders

Nov 14: Indonesian producer Pupuk Kaltim and Bangladeshi agency BCIC has issued urea tenders for November and December 2018. The company will issue a tender on 12 December to sell 30 000 T of granular urea for December shipment from Bontang. Traders believe that the producer could have additional urea to sell.
8Bangladeshi agency BCIC has issued new tenders, closing on 20 November, to buy 25 000 T each of prilled and granular urea. The deliveries are due at Chittagong port for granular and Mongla port for prilled urea. Details

Future plan highlight of a big Fertilizer Company

Nov 19: A fertilizer company is planning to complete the future plan within five years, the following are the highlight.
8State-of-art Ammonia / Urea / NPK Plants (Brownfield plants)
8NPK B Train refurbishment
8Potash Godown with material handling system - construction
8Container Terminal utilizing the excess land available within the MFL Premises at Manali
8Power Generation once Natural Gas is available at the MFL Battery-limit
8EOI called for promoting the Guindy Property under JV concept
Click on Details for more
Details

Neem coated urea project: Coming up

Nov 19: A Fertilizer Company is planning to Production of Neem-coated Urea with a capacity 1475 MTPD at its existing fertilizer complex in India.
8The project is under Techno-Economic Feasibility Report Stage.
8The RFQ for the equipment and service is likely to be released in January 2019.
Click on Detail for more
Details

Software updates: Fertilizer projects

Nov 19: Coal-based Ammonia-Urea & Coal Handling Plant Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 7484 Crore
8Project Event: The discussion process is ongoing for the EPC contractor as well as Process licensor it takes minimum two to three months to release the RFQ for the contractor, The environmental clearance is underway
Click here for more details
Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: The purchase of major equipment and services is ongoing and tendering for Civil and Structural works for Main Utility & SILO Substation has been out and the bidding process is ongoing.
Click here for more details
  
Details

Jan 01: Details

RCF Thal unit won ‘FAI Award for Excellence in Safety’ for the year 2017-18

Nov 19: RCF Thal unit has won ‘FAI Award for Excellence in Safety’ for the year 2017-18. Hearty congratulations to Thal team for this proud moment
8RCF is the 1st company in the Fertilizer Industry to start transactions through the Trends platform with “A.TReds Limited (Invoicemart)” and “Mynd Solutions Private Limited (M1 xchange)” successfully
Click on Detail for more
Details

NFL gets IFA Excellence Award

Nov 19: National Fertilizers Limited received the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) Excellence Award for its sustained efforts and performance in the area of Safety, Health & Environment (SHE).
8The award was received by Sh. Manoj Mishra, C&MD, NFL during IFA Strategic Forum meeting held in Beijing in November 2018.
8NFL is the only PSU in the country to receive this prestigious award. IFA is the global fertilizer association with a membership of 480 companies in 68 countries.
Click on Report for more 
Details

GEECL declares its Raniganj field is worth $13.78 billion

Nov 16: Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd, which owns the Raniganj field has declared that it has CBM assets worth a hopping $13.78 billion
8How has the company suddenly arrive at such a large value?
8How does the economics work out here?
Click on Reports for more   Details

GSFC markets DAP with higher price tag in Gujarat

Nov 16: Retailers from some districts of Gujarat told our website that currently there is a demand for fertilizers such as DAP, NPKs, Ammonium Sulphate, Urea etc and some of the fertilizers are short in supply or the old stocks are still available in the market for products like DAP.
8Right now, only GSFC is supplying the new DAP stocks with an MRP of Rs1400/bag in districts like Bhavnagar, Kheda etc. It is pertinent to note that the market share of fertilizers such as DAP, Ammonium Sulphate & Urea is captured by GSFC because it is preferred by both the retailers and the farmers.
8New MOP stocks are available from IPL with an MRP of Rs950/bag.
Click on Details for retail trade margins in different districts of the state.
Details

Shipment Details

Nov 16: 8An Ammonia shipment is expected to arrive on the 20th of November.
8A Phosphoric Acid shipment is also arriving on the 22nd of November.
Click on Details for Importer's Information
Details

Gas price advantage

Nov 16: Find out the competitive price advantage of gas (domestic and imported) compared to:
8Diesel
8Petrol
8Commercial LPG
8Domestic non-subsidized LPG
8Domestic LPG subsidized
8Fuel oil
8Industrial heading (using imported coal)
8Industrial heading (using domestic coal)
8Industrial heading (using lignite)
8Naphtha based fertilizers
8Naphtha based petrochemicals
Click on Reports for more Details

Download Reports, Tenders and Newsclips

Nov 16: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Lining Up Contract for supply of Manpower Riggers Details
8Opening and Boxed Up of Ammonia Chiller for Leak Testing Jobs in Ammonia Plant Details
8Corrigendum: Lining of Contract for Servicing of Rotary Vacuum Pumps in HWP Laboratory Details
8Procurement of G I Pipes Details
8Contract for Mechanical Maintenance Works for Urea Revamp Project Details
8Lining Up Contract for supply of Manpower Riggers Details
8Carrying out CS & SS piping jobs in Ammonia Plant Details
8Biennial Rate Contract for Assistance in Maintenance Activities for Equipment in Urea Electrical Group of Plants Details
8Corrigendum: Contract for carrying out risk based Inspection of Ammonia Storage Tanks in Ammonia Plant Details
8Overhauling of HT Motor at Steam Generation Plant Details
8Manpower supply for Miscellaneous Jobs in GTG-HRSG Section Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8FAI training programme on Challenges and Strategies for Fertiliser Industry [February 2019] Details
8Status of Rainfall and Agriculture Activity in Andhra Pradesh [November 2018] Details
8Fertilizer market starts to crack [American Fertilizer Weekly] Details
8Conservation Agriculture using Coulters: Effects of Crop Residue on working performance Details
8Global phosphorus recovery from wastewater for agricultural reuse: A Paper Details
8The effect of Silicon Fertilizer on the growth of chives: A Paper Details
8Adoption and the role of Fertilizer Trees and Shrubs as a Climate Smart Agriculture Practice: A Case Study Details
You can also click on Reports for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Gujarat: 43% of farmer households are in debt Details
8India to dispute US’ claim of under-reporting cotton subsidies Details
8Environment: No smoke without fire Details
8Varanasi Multi-modal Terminal officially opened Details
8AP to help Indonesia in promoting Zero Budget Natural Farming Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Pipeline tariff hikes: Howl of protest from industry

Nov 15: The PNGRB is undertaking a series of pipeline tariff revisions.
8But that has caused a backlash too
8GSFC has claimed it stands to lose a massive Rs 226 crore if GAIL's proposals for tariff hikes are expected
8The FAI has also put in a strident protest
Click on Reports for more Details

Fertilizer subsidy: Who benefits from it?

Nov 15: The paper analyzes the trends in fertilizer subsidy and shows that interstate disparity in its distribution is still high even though it has declined over the years.
8Understanding who benefits from fertilizer subsidies is important not only to determine the fairness of a policy but also to find out how such a policy changes farmers’ behaviour.
8Studies have shown that the benefits of fertilizer subsidy are heavily tilted towards the large farmers growing water-intensive crops like rice, sugar cane, wheat and cotton in a handful of states.
Click on Reports for more information related to this growing debate
Details

Shipment Details

Nov 15: 8A Sulphuric Acid shipment is arriving on the 15th of November.
8A Phosphoric Acid shipment is expected to arrive on the 17th of November.
8A MOP shipment is also arriving on the 17th of November.
Click on Details for the Importer's Information
Details

Fertilizer Production: November 2018

Nov 15: 8The website here carries fertilizer production data in the first fortnight of November 2018 of the FY 2018-19.
8The major producers are also provided in the data along with the quantity they have produced.
Click on Details for more
Details

Firms earned Rs 15,795 crore in 2 years of Fasal Bima Yojana

Nov 15: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of Main Drive Gear Box for Urea and ANP Scraper Details
8Corrigendum: Overhauling of Power Transformers of HWP Details
8Corrigendum: Dynamic balancing of Boiler feed water pump rotor assembly in NAGP Details
8Corrigendum: Painting of structures of RG Boiler EOT and Synthesis gas converter EOT in Ammonia plant Details
8Corrigendum: Replacement job of Glass Heat Exchangers in CNA Plant Details
8Contract for Instrumentation Works For Urea Revamp Project Details
8Biennial rate contract for servicing of Tuflin make plug valves in Urea plant Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Global Fertilizers and Potash Index [November 2018] Details
8Soil Improvement for Present and Future: A Paper Details
8Fertiliser Subsidy in India: Who are the beneficiaries? Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Chattisgarh] Details
8Emerging aspects of Balanced Fertiliser use in India: A Paper Details
You can also click on Reports for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond Details
8Firms earned Rs 15,795 crore in 2 years of Fasal Bima Yojana Details
8India’s public sector enterprises: Where do we go from here? Details
8Odisha bags over Rs 4.19 lakh cr of investment intents Details
8Soil's history: A solution to soluble phosphorus? Details
8Carcinogens, fertilisers, antibiotics contaminate milk: FSSAI survey Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Gadepan-III to be operational in February

Nov 14: Chambal Fertilizers seems to have done well. At least for now.
8During Q2FY19, the company net sales grew by 17.9% due to higher urea realizations.
8But it witnessed a decline in sales of NPK and other complex fertilizers during this period.
8The construction work at the new Gadepan-III facility is on track and is likely to be commissioned by Feb’19. 
8The company has also into a long-term agreement with GAIL for the supply of natural gas for Gadepan III unit.  
Click on Reports for more in-depth analysis related to its financial developments
Details

Shipment details

Nov 14: 8A DAP shipment is arriving on the 15th of November.
8A Urea shipment is also expected to arrive on the 16th of November.
8A Rock phosphate shipment is arriving on the 16th of November.
Click on Details for Importer's Information
Details

Sale of City Compost so far in 2018-19

Nov 14: 8The Department of Fertilizer has issued guidelines for the promotion of city compost on 10th February 2016.
8As per the guidelines, fertilizer marketing companies shall be eligible for an account payment up to 50% only on the basis of 1st point sales (to the dealer/retailer) at the district level. The balance shall be released on receipt of retailer's acknowledgment in mFMS as well as issue of required certificates relating to quantity and quality by the respective state governments in prescribed forms.
8What are the sales figures for City compost by marketers and manufacturers?
Click on Details for the month wise sales. 
  
Details

International tenders

Nov 14: Indonesian producer Pupuk Kaltim and Bangladeshi agency BCIC has issued urea tenders for November and December 2018. The company will issue a tender on 12 December to sell 30 000 T of granular urea for December shipment from Bontang. Traders believe that the producer could have additional urea to sell.
8Bangladeshi agency BCIC has issued new tenders, closing on 20 November, to buy 25 000 T each of prilled and granular urea. The deliveries are due at Chittagong port for granular and Mongla port for prilled urea. Details
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