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Radical thinking in government over fertilizers: But will it work?.  Fertilizer plants: Government admits to delays.  DAP shortages ensue after Chinese are kept away.  Phos acid plant: Who is to be blamed for the delay?.  Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project: RFQs ahead.  When is the Kochi-Mangalore pipeline going to be completed?.  July LNG imports significantly higher last year.  IFFCO Bazar shows better performance.  New kind of deals signed in Indian agriculture now.  Government is now funding innovative agro start-ups.  Shipment + Price Update.  Beirut blast: Odisha seeks details of inflammable items from factories.  Shipment + Price Update.  Agri Infra Fund crucial in hiking farm sector share in GDP: Farmer group.  Monsoon turns truant?.  IFFCO's diversifications: Now paying rich dividends.  Indian Potash: Outlook positive.  MFL ammonia leak: Audit report out.  Government plugs for newly formed fertilizer body.  Government order on urea: Details.  

Radical thinking in government over fertilizers: But will it work?

Aug 13: The government has coined a way of bringing down the use of chemical fertilizers. There are other plans too to work out a different path from how it is now.
8But whether that will work or not remains a moot point. Details

Fertilizer plants: Government admits to delays

Aug 13: The government seems to be finally admitting that under-construction public sector funded fertilizer projects may get delayed
8Find out by how much Details

DAP shortages ensue after Chinese are kept away

Aug 13: Tight supply conditions have ensued in DAP as Chinese suppliers are kept away.
8So much so that tenders had to be extended because of lack of bids as prices tighten.
Details

Phos acid plant: Who is to be blamed for the delay?

Aug 13: Phosphoric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 1100 crore
8Project Event: Jacobs seems to be missing on targets. Construction is on hold, also commissioning is to be delayed. Details

Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project: RFQs ahead

Aug 13: 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 the company proposes to execute the project on an EPC basis. The finalization is still ongoing and was to be done in March but due to COVID-19, now it is likely to be finalized in September 2020. 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 company has already achieved NoC from the state pollution board. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in September 2020. Details

When is the Kochi-Mangalore pipeline going to be completed?

Aug 13: 8Running at around 20% capacity, PLL's Kochi terminal is bringing in a cargo after a longish break.
8
When is the Kochi Mangalore pipeline going to be ready? It was meant to have been commisisoned in July.
8Also get a full update on how many LNG cargoes are coming and where they are headed
Comment: The commissioning of the pipeline will come as a relief for MCFL, which has been ready to take gas for quite some time, but the question is when will the gas arrive
Details

July LNG imports significantly higher last year

Aug 13: 8The latest data seems to show that the LNG import curve in 2020 is already ahead of that of 2019
8In July, according to data now shown, imports are significantly higher than the same period last year
8There is an argument that LNG prices will get higher.
Click on Details for more
Details

IFFCO Bazar shows better performance

Aug 13: 8Iffco subsidiary IFFCO Bazar seems to be doing well
Click on Details
Details

New kind of deals signed in Indian agriculture now

Aug 13: New kind of products are now getting into the agricultural market
8Precision irrigation is one of them
8And a big $85 million deal was signed. And it is a private sector deal. something fertilizer companies can perhaps emulate. Details

Government is now funding innovative agro start-ups

Aug 13: 8Government to fund agriculture startups
8Funds allocated Details

Shipment + Price Update

Aug 13: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 21 August 2020.
8One Ammonia shipment is coming up on 13 August 2020.
8One Phos acid shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Beirut blast: Odisha seeks details of inflammable items from factories

Aug 13: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Defacing and Re-printing of Revised Subsidy & month/ year mark in the existing NPK 17-17-17 HDPE Bags Details
8Installation of New Venetian Blinds, Repairs and Maintenance Details
8Maintenance Contract of Trunion roller/ Thrust roller replacement of Rotating drums in ANP plant Details
8Supply of 1860 MT of Methanol Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Framed experiments and Games in Agriculture: A systematic review of the 21st century in economics and social science Details
8Israel Chemicals Limited: An Analysis Details
8Life Smart Fertirrigation: Integrated Pig Manure Processing for Direct Injection of Organic Liquid Fertilizer into Irrigation Systems Details
8Effect of Consorted PGPMs and Mineral Fertilizers: A Review Details
8The Application of Biogas Fermentation Digestate as Soil Fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Effects of Cultivating Rice and Wheat with and without Organic Fertilizer Application: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Artificial Intelligence to help in farming now Details
8Beirut blast: Odisha seeks details of inflammable items from factories Details
8A machine developed at USF could turn astronaut waste into fertilizer Details

8Agri industrialisation is need of the hour, and this calls for focus on secondary agriculture Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Aug 12: 8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 13 August 2020.
8One Urea Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
8One DAP/NPS Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
8One Phos acid Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
Click on Reports for more, including prices at which these shipments are contracted
Details

Agri Infra Fund crucial in hiking farm sector share in GDP: Farmer group

Aug 12: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of IAC Spares Details
8Lining up of contract for repairing/ replacement of cable tray structures in heavy water plant Details
8Procurement of fire detection and alarm system as per the specifications Details
8Hiring of commercial cars for AC/ DC emergency duty different type of vehicles on need basis for local/ outstation journey Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Integrated Cooling Tower for Fertilizer Complex a new approach: A Paper Details
8Online Fertilizer Recommendation System: An Analysis Details
8Substitution of Mineral Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Farmers’ Perceptions of Climate Change: An Analysis Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Years on, farm insurance policy awaits approval Details
8Tracking monsoon variations across India Details
8Narendra Singh Tomar launches ICAR's data recovery centre 'Krishi Megh' Details
8Stop using too much fertiliser, Niranjan tells ryots Details
8Agri Infra Fund crucial in hiking farm sector share in GDP: Farmer group Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Monsoon turns truant?

Aug 11: 8Monsoon peters out in August
8Find out what is up  Details

IFFCO's diversifications: Now paying rich dividends

Aug 11: 8IFFCO diversifications may have looked somewhat risky when done initially. It adds up to a large amount now.
8But they are now paying handsome dividends
Click on Reports for more
Details

Indian Potash: Outlook positive

Aug 11: Indian Potash Ltd seems to have done well of late.
8IPL derives a major portion of its revenues from MOP, in which it is the market leader with a more than 50% market share. IPL also has the second largest market share in DAP in India.
8Its diversifications away from fertilizers was a problem but that seems to have changed
Click on Reports for more
Details

MFL ammonia leak: Audit report out

Aug 11: 8MFL ammonia leak
8Audit team report out
Details

Government plugs for newly formed fertilizer body

Aug 11: 8The government is pushing the new formed “Indian Council for Fertilizers and Fertilizer Technology Research (ICFFTR)”.
Find out more
Details

Government order on urea: Details

Aug 11: 8There is a fresh government order on urea
Click on Reports for more
Details

Radical thinking in government over fertilizers: But will it work?

Aug 13: The government has coined a way of bringing down the use of chemical fertilizers. There are other plans too to work out a different path from how it is now.
8But whether that will work or not remains a moot point. Details

Fertilizer plants: Government admits to delays

Aug 13: The government seems to be finally admitting that under-construction public sector funded fertilizer projects may get delayed
8Find out by how much Details

DAP shortages ensue after Chinese are kept away

Aug 13: Tight supply conditions have ensued in DAP as Chinese suppliers are kept away.
8So much so that tenders had to be extended because of lack of bids as prices tighten.
Details

Phos acid plant: Who is to be blamed for the delay?

Aug 13: Phosphoric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 1100 crore
8Project Event: Jacobs seems to be missing on targets. Construction is on hold, also commissioning is to be delayed. Details

Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project: RFQs ahead

Aug 13: 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 the company proposes to execute the project on an EPC basis. The finalization is still ongoing and was to be done in March but due to COVID-19, now it is likely to be finalized in September 2020. 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 company has already achieved NoC from the state pollution board. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in September 2020. Details

When is the Kochi-Mangalore pipeline going to be completed?

Aug 13: 8Running at around 20% capacity, PLL's Kochi terminal is bringing in a cargo after a longish break.
8
When is the Kochi Mangalore pipeline going to be ready? It was meant to have been commisisoned in July.
8Also get a full update on how many LNG cargoes are coming and where they are headed
Comment: The commissioning of the pipeline will come as a relief for MCFL, which has been ready to take gas for quite some time, but the question is when will the gas arrive
Details

July LNG imports significantly higher last year

Aug 13: 8The latest data seems to show that the LNG import curve in 2020 is already ahead of that of 2019
8In July, according to data now shown, imports are significantly higher than the same period last year
8There is an argument that LNG prices will get higher.
Click on Details for more
Details

IFFCO Bazar shows better performance

Aug 13: 8Iffco subsidiary IFFCO Bazar seems to be doing well
Click on Details
Details

New kind of deals signed in Indian agriculture now

Aug 13: New kind of products are now getting into the agricultural market
8Precision irrigation is one of them
8And a big $85 million deal was signed. And it is a private sector deal. something fertilizer companies can perhaps emulate. Details

Government is now funding innovative agro start-ups

Aug 13: 8Government to fund agriculture startups
8Funds allocated Details

Shipment + Price Update

Aug 13: 8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 21 August 2020.
8One Ammonia shipment is coming up on 13 August 2020.
8One Phos acid shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
Click on Reports for more
Details

Beirut blast: Odisha seeks details of inflammable items from factories

Aug 13: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Defacing and Re-printing of Revised Subsidy & month/ year mark in the existing NPK 17-17-17 HDPE Bags Details
8Installation of New Venetian Blinds, Repairs and Maintenance Details
8Maintenance Contract of Trunion roller/ Thrust roller replacement of Rotating drums in ANP plant Details
8Supply of 1860 MT of Methanol Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Framed experiments and Games in Agriculture: A systematic review of the 21st century in economics and social science Details
8Israel Chemicals Limited: An Analysis Details
8Life Smart Fertirrigation: Integrated Pig Manure Processing for Direct Injection of Organic Liquid Fertilizer into Irrigation Systems Details
8Effect of Consorted PGPMs and Mineral Fertilizers: A Review Details
8The Application of Biogas Fermentation Digestate as Soil Fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Effects of Cultivating Rice and Wheat with and without Organic Fertilizer Application: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Artificial Intelligence to help in farming now Details
8Beirut blast: Odisha seeks details of inflammable items from factories Details
8A machine developed at USF could turn astronaut waste into fertilizer Details

8Agri industrialisation is need of the hour, and this calls for focus on secondary agriculture Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Shipment + Price Update

Aug 12: 8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 13 August 2020.
8One Urea Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
8One DAP/NPS Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
8One Phos acid Shipment is coming up on 14 August 2020.
Click on Reports for more, including prices at which these shipments are contracted
Details

Agri Infra Fund crucial in hiking farm sector share in GDP: Farmer group

Aug 12: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of IAC Spares Details
8Lining up of contract for repairing/ replacement of cable tray structures in heavy water plant Details
8Procurement of fire detection and alarm system as per the specifications Details
8Hiring of commercial cars for AC/ DC emergency duty different type of vehicles on need basis for local/ outstation journey Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Integrated Cooling Tower for Fertilizer Complex a new approach: A Paper Details
8Online Fertilizer Recommendation System: An Analysis Details
8Substitution of Mineral Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Farmers’ Perceptions of Climate Change: An Analysis Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Years on, farm insurance policy awaits approval Details
8Tracking monsoon variations across India Details
8Narendra Singh Tomar launches ICAR's data recovery centre 'Krishi Megh' Details
8Stop using too much fertiliser, Niranjan tells ryots Details
8Agri Infra Fund crucial in hiking farm sector share in GDP: Farmer group Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more  
Details

Monsoon turns truant?

Aug 11: 8Monsoon peters out in August
8Find out what is up  Details

IFFCO's diversifications: Now paying rich dividends

Aug 11: 8IFFCO diversifications may have looked somewhat risky when done initially. It adds up to a large amount now.
8But they are now paying handsome dividends
Click on Reports for more
Details

Indian Potash: Outlook positive

Aug 11: Indian Potash Ltd seems to have done well of late.
8IPL derives a major portion of its revenues from MOP, in which it is the market leader with a more than 50% market share. IPL also has the second largest market share in DAP in India.
8Its diversifications away from fertilizers was a problem but that seems to have changed
Click on Reports for more
Details

MFL ammonia leak: Audit report out

Aug 11: 8MFL ammonia leak
8Audit team report out
Details

Government plugs for newly formed fertilizer body

Aug 11: 8The government is pushing the new formed “Indian Council for Fertilizers and Fertilizer Technology Research (ICFFTR)”.
Find out more
Details

Government order on urea: Details

Aug 11: 8There is a fresh government order on urea
Click on Reports for more
Details
  • Aug 11: JSC Belarus is the L1 bidder for the supply of MOP:Details
  • Aug 11: Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project: August commissioning:Details
  • Aug 11: Ammonia Storage Tank Greenfield Project: EPC RFQ in September now:Details
  • Aug 11: LNG data for India: Cost and capacity utilization:Details
  • Aug 11: Calls to shift ammonium nitrate imports from Vizag port gain traction:Details
  • Aug 10: Beirut explosion: Focus now on ammonium nitrate like never before:Details