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Nov 2020

This port authority is building a third chemical unloading berth
8This will ease waiting time
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A brand new gas pipeline is in its initial stages
8It will be a while though before it translates into actual RFQs
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8What is the average landed price of LNG in October, compared to other major centres around the world?
8Are we paying a higher price than others?
8Are you as an importer paying a higher price than what is the average price? Details
8The urea tender is eventually out
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Get the latest update on fertilizer import data
8Also, chemical import data
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For your convenience, we have begun collating weekly fertilizer import data
8This is to ensure that everything is available in an easy-to-access format
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8Well, in the fertilizer sector, we have this Rs.1375 crore Ammonium Nitrate and Nitric Acid Greenfield Project 
 -- And the RFQ for a PMC keeps getting delayed
 -- This time it is expected in January instead of December
 -- Let's see what happens in January now but one thing is for sure, it will come out sooner or later
 
8We have also started highlighting small ticket fertilizer plants, like this Rs 10 crore SSP greenfield project.
Note: 
Our fertilizer website is 18 years old, and coverage here is 100%. We provide a money back guarantee if you can spot one project on which we do not have the latest update. We admit, in the petroleum sector we still have some gaps, a few, to fill up.And we are working on them.
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8One Sulphur Shipment is coming up on 27 Nov 2020.
8One Rock Phos  Shipment is coming up on 7 Dec 2020.
8One Phos acid Shipment is coming up on 26 Nov 2020.
8One Urea Shipment is coming up on 29 Nov 2020.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Biannual rate contract to carry out various process related miscellaneous activities in three shifts in Material Handling department and Urea bagging plant Details
8Biannual rate contract for carrying out various jobs of Belt Conveyors maintenance in Urea Bagging & various housekeeping related jobs of Electrical equipments Details
8Lining Up of Contract for Maintenance Services of Atlas Copco Air Compressor in CGP Details
8Expression of Interest for setting up 50 MTPD food grade Ammonium Bi-carbonate Plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Soil Organic Carbon and Labile Carbon Pools attributed by Tillage, Crop Residue and Crop Rotation Management: A Paper Details
8Sustainable intensification of agriculture: Can we produce more food with less land? Details
8Efficiency of biologization of agriculture in Western Siberia: A Paper Details
8Long-term phosphorus supply in agricultural soils: An Analysis Details
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875% of Modi govt’s new fertiliser subsidy grant of Rs 65,000 cr will only clear past dues Details
8BCI farmers get better yield with sustainable farming Details
8Politics of stubble burning: Solving the problem requires us to rethink paddy farming and irrational subsidies Details
8Paddy stubble: Far from farm waste, it is an energy source! Details
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LNG dispatches provides an insight into how the Indian buy works.
8Every buyer has his own dynamics.
8At Ennore for example, IOC is bringing in a cargo from Lakes Charles, via the vessel Wilpride, and the despatch is a standard 145000 cubic metres
8At Cochin, a much smaller vessel is planned, the Sonagol Sambrizanga, with a load of 60000 cubic metres, as declared by the shipper. This shipload is currently under unloading at berth.
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Drones to be used for agriculture surveys has been permitted
8But under certain caveats Details
8Jai Ram Thakur launches new GSFC brand
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8An ammonia tender is coming up
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Ammonia-V Revamp Project
8Cost - Rs 102 crore
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Phosphoric acid Expansion Project  
8Cost - Rs 500 crore
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8One Phos acid shipment is coming up on 26 Nov 2020.
8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 26 Nov 2020.
8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 26 Nov 2020.
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Get the latest import data coming up ahead for:
8Chemicals
8Fertilizers
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An LNG cargo is currently getting offloaded in Cochin
8But IOC's Ennore terminal continues to have a dry run, with a vessel expected to come in only December 2
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Lifting Garbage, Loose/ Bagged Urea, and cut and Torn Bags in Product Handling Plant Including Transport and Labour Details
8Lining Up of contract for various Mechanical Jobs Details
8Annual Rate Contract for supply of Liquid Nitrogen Details
8Biennial Rate Contract for Rewinding, Reconditioning and Overhauling of Mancooler fans Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Gujarat is a model state for GOBAR-Dhan projects in the country: An Analysis Details
8Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization: A Paper Details
8Recycling of Organic Wastes through Composting: Process Performance and Compost Application in Agriculture: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Suffered loss of Rs 2,220 crore due to farmers' protest in Punjab, says Railways Details
8Regime of subsidies is the main reason why there is stubble in the first place Details
8Relook agri-subsidies to curb agri-pollution Details
8Explained Ideas: Why agricultural subsidies worsen air pollution in North India Details
8MP plans to impose cess to fund cow welfare, says CM Details
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8 is meant to import 1 MMT of urea
But before that hiccups have to be cleared. Details
81.12 million tonnes of chemicals are waiting unloading currently
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The Hazira LNG terminal has four LNG cargoes lined up as of now
And they are coming from
8Sabine Pass
8Bonny
8Montoire
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Appointment of Surveyor for Export of Red Sanders Details
8Sheeting and ancillary structural steel works of UERA ET-4 from AN tanker parking to transfer tower and ET-5 gantry Details
8Renovation of A wing, B wing lobby area at 10th floor and Ground Floor porch of Priyadarshani building Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Detection of delay in post-monsoon agricultural burning across Punjab, India: Potential drivers and consequences for air quality Details
8Green Recovery: Opportunities for India Details
8Remote Sensing in Agriculture: Accomplishments, Limitations and Opportunities Details
8FAO’s response to COVID-19: Building to Transform Details
8Nitrogen Effects on Yield, Quality and Physiological Characteristics of Giant Rice Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Moody''s ups FY''21 India growth forecast to (-) 10.6 pc; says stimulus to boost mfg, jobs Details
8Fertilizer Minister Sadananda Gowda tests positive for COVID-19 Details
8India may have slightly higher tariffs, but advanced nations keep much higher NTBs Details
8The MSME sector holds the key to an Indian economic recovery Details
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GSSP/GBSSP/GZSSP/GPG/BSP/BSG Expansion  
8Cost - Rs 48 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the term of references has been granted, the final EIA report preparation is still ongoing. proposal for environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in December 2020. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in January 2021
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Private agencies can also use drones for crop insurance, it seems.
8Permissions are being sought.
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8There has been a high-level promotion in the DOF
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Fertilizer imports are thinning out a bit
8But urea is still coming in bulk
8So is some DAP coming in, along with rock phosphate
8For sulphuric acid and phos acid, please see out chemical import data
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Heavy contacting is under way in this Rs 6000 crore ammonia-urea proejct
8Some RFQs are being extended on bidders' request or because suitable bidders have not come through
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A new MD for PLL has been selected
8But his appointment will need an extra layer of approvals
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As the lockdown eases, chemical imports in India are on the increase
8Find out what is head
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BPCL does no really bring in many LNG cargoes directly
8Here is one attempt it made and failed, raising eyebrows in the industry
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Procurement of weak Base Anion Resin Details
8Procurement of Fotoflame Flamephotometer Details
8Procurement of Diaphragm Valves Details
8Laying, termination and removal of old 11 KV cables between MRS and SGP switchgear for main Tie feeder-1 of NSGP Plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Determining amounts of fertilizer for small areas: A Paper Details
8Mapping and managing nutrient flows in the food and farming system: A Paper Details
8Optimising Brewery-Wastewater-Supported Acid Mine Drainage Treatment: An Analysis Details
8Towards Sustainable Organic Farming Systems: A Paper Details
8A dynamic Life Cycle Assessment of Green Infrastructures: An Analysis Details
8Canola production and effect on soil chemical properties in response to different residue levels from three biannual crop rotations: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Fortescue announces development study into green ammonia plant Details
8Parkway Minerals announces pre-commissioning of new pilot plant Details
8Emmerson PLC completes environmental and social impact assessment for Khemisset potash project Details
8Punjab farmers put ball in Centre’s court, ask resumption of goods train Details
8Need farm reforms if wage growth is to continue Details
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The innovative solutions in agricultura busienss has many players now
8And here is a giant now straddling the field, offering great solutions
8Eventually, there is a possibility that small players will be crowded out and only the giants may remain in this business   Details
Iffco has experience in the insurance sector
8So it is now offering insurance on its fertilizer bags in an innovative way Details
8Government allows use of drone for agriculture
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Israel is helping out raise India's farm productivity
8In some places,  the data released by the government revealed a 5-10 times increase in productivity with a substantial decrease in water, pesticide, and fertilizer requirements.
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SSP/NPK Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 70 crore
8Project Event: Project activities effected due to COVID-19, feasibility studies are ongoing, The company is planning to submit the proposal for the environmental clearance in December 2020 now, RFQ for the contractor is likely to be released in February 2021.
Single/Triple Super Phosphate Greenfield Project  
8Cost - Rs 30 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for environmental clearance was submitted in June 2018, and the proposal was accepted by SEAC. The project team has been made, RFQ for the contractor is likely to be released in Jan 2021. Details
8Two Urea shipment is coming up on 19 & 25 Nov 2020.
8One DAP shipment is coming up on 19 Nov 2020.
8One Phos acid shipment is coming on 19 Nov 2020.
8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 22 Nov 2020.
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We have the full delivery and sourcing matrix for 2148582 cubic metres of LNG coming up ahead
8Where is it coming from, to whom it is going
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Repairing/ Servicing of Excitation panel of MUG Compressor Motors installed in Methanol Plant Details
8Rerouting of existing CO2 pipe line job involving cutting, fabrication of pipe line and pipe support structure, Installation on new pipe & pipe Support and Hydro Testing of CO2 Pipeline with isolation Details
8Supply and Application of Paint on structures & equipment’s of Purge Gas Recovery Plants Details
8Non-comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for servicing of MOV Actuators Details
8Lining Up of Contract for Revamping of Cooling Tower Cells in Ammonia Plant Details
8BRC for Refurbishing of Cartridges Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Agroecological and other systemic technological innovations: An Analysis Details
8The emergence of Innovative Digital Technologies: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8A comparative Cradle to Gate Life Cycle Study of Bio Energy Feedstock: A Paper Details
8Formulation of Biochar-Based Phosphorus Fertilizer: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Delhi govt should collect clean air tax and pay farmers to change farming practice Details
8Maha farmer sues traders under new farm law, gets dues above 2 lakh Details
8India to export 3.5-4 million tonnes of wheat to neighbouring countries till March if govt extends export subsidy Details
8Agriculture and rural sector can jump-start economy if we fix its ills Details
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8What are the implications of the extra allocation of Rs 60,000 crore to fertilizer subsidy
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8A new CEO has joined IFA
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Bid security waiver in public sector tenders
8There is some confusion over it Details
NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 190 crore
8Project Event: The project has elicited the environment clearance but project activities are still on hold due to lack of fund, the project is likely to be activated in January 2020. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in February 2021   
Ammonium Sulphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 9 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be granted in December 2020. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in Jan 2021.
Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1800 crore
EPC contractor bids likely in January now
Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 50 crore
8Project Event: A review is ongoing in the MoEF, clearance is likely to be elicited in Jan 2021, RFQs for the local contractor as well as equipment supplier are likely to be released in February 2021
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A total of 8 lakh tonnes of urea were processed in Indian ports last week
8Find out who the receivers were. which port the fertilizers were received and where these cargoes originated from
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8One MOP shipment is coming up on 18 Nov 2020.
8One Ammonia shipment is coming up on 19 Nov 2020.
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8Get the latest chemical import datasheet here
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8Yesterday, due to a holidays, LNG import data is available only for limited ports
8Data is given for Dabhol, Cochin and Ennore
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Comprehensive AMC for UPS in SGP, CGP and Ammonia Plant Details
8Belt Sway Switch Installation, Cable Laying and Termination Work in PHP Details
8Supply of Pump Spares Details
8ARC for Electrical maintenance works in TDP plant for the year 2020-21 Details
8Piping jobs required for installation of new CO2 cooler & taking tapping for tie-in points for installation of new Vapour Absorption Machine Details
8Supply of Plunger, Three Piston Ammonia Pumps Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Effects of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer Application: A Paper Details
8Adoption of climate-smart agricultural technologies in climate-Smart villages: A Report Details
8Indorama Fertilizer Limited: An Analysis Details
8Combined application of biochar and nitrogen fertilizer improves rice yield: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Stubble burning: Maximum cases in Punjab; anger over farm bills among major reasons Details
8Rational Expectations: Stirrings of reform, but just about that Details
8‘Farm protests eating into economy, will harm Punjab more than Centre’ Details
8Ex-IITians start AI revolution in Indian farming Details
8CRISPR-Cas9: Applying gene editing in agriculture Details
8Fiscal impact of Stimulus 3.0 unclear, says Fitch Details
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8One Ammonia shipment is coming up on 19 Nov 2020.
8One Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 17 Nov 2020.
8One Urea shipment is coming up on 21 Nov 2020.
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8Kharif MSP operations
8Get the latest update here Details
8Demand for ammonium sulphate phosphate is coming up
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8Some export orders were cleared by the DOF
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This is Diwali time.
8We wish all of you all the very best for the year ahead.
8While the world went through a tailspin, we need to feel lucky and blessed that it was a good year for us.
8And with the announcement yesterday of extra allocation of subsidy, a better year lies ahead.
8Keep the faith. Stay safe.
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After a long gap, Petronet LNG is bringing in a cargo at Cochin
8Dabhol meanwhile is staying busy, taking in full standard sized vessels along with smaller ones.
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8One Urea shipment is coming up on 13 Nov 2020.
8Two Phos acid shipment is coming up on 14  & 15 Nov 2020.
8One Ammonia shipment has come up on 12 Nov 2020.
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Ammonia-Urea Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 150 crore
8Project Event: The project has been elicited environmental clearance in Jan 2020, and internal discussion is ongoing, RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in Q1 2021.   
Single Super Phosphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 20 crore
8Project Event: The company has applied for the loan which is likely to be granted in December 2020. RFQ for the local contractor is likely to be released in February 2021.
  
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8Get port-wise chemical imports coming up ahead
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Rate contract for hydro-jet cleaning jobs during annual shutdown Details
8Water supply through Tanker to Township Details
8RCC Foundation and Structural Steel Work for New Motor Driven Nitrogen Compressor Details
8Supply of Ammonium Phosphate Sulphate Details
8Cleaning of Storm Water Drains in Factory area during 2020-21 Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Coal India Limited: An Analysis Details
8Quarterly Report of K+S Aktiengesellschaft: An Analysis Details
8Israel Chemicals Limited: An Analysis Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Retrieval of Daily Reference Evapotranspiration for Croplands using Machine Learning with Satellite Images and Numerical Weather Prediction Data: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Restore agriculture’s broken link with nutrition. That is solution to India’s hidden hunger Details
8Agri-related stks in focus; Deepak Fertilisers, Advanced Enzyme up over 5% Details
8Centre’s farm laws are an assault on agriculture Details
8Grasim to sell fertiliser biz to Indorama Details
8India may start FY22 with almost 'nil' fertiliser subsidy arrears Details
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Today is a blockbuster day for the Indian fertilizer industry.
8Two unprecedented events have taken place
8The government has announced a never-before extra allocation of a whopping Rs 65,000 crore in additional subsidy to the industry. This will wipe out the entire subsidy backlog of the industry in a never-before way.
8Then again, Indo Gulf Fertilisers is getting sold to the Indorama Group for a consideration of Rs 2469 crore
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8More MOP is being brought in by Indorama than by IPL in the current time span
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8There is a requirement for NPK coming up.
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8IFA has a new director general
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8IFFCO slashes fertilizer price
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project  
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: Basic engineering and detailed engineering has been done by KBR and Tecnimont. 99.6 % erection and installation of mechanical equipment have been completed. The project is in the initial phase of commissioning and is likely to be completed in December in place of September 2020. Details
Process Air Compressor Project  
8Cost - Rs 347 crore
8Project Event: The internal discussion is ongoing as well as studies on the technical specifications, RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be re-released in Jan 2020. Details
There are four LNG vessels at berth at
8Hazira
8Dabhol
8Dahej
8Mundra
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Lining Up Contract for Laser Alignment of Compressor/ Gear Box/ Pump and Turbine/ Motor of High Speed Rotating Machines Details
8Repairing of Acid/ Alkali Resistance Lining Works Details
8Non-comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for servicing of GE Make LT ACB in Ammonia Plant Details
8Supply of NPK Details
8Removal, cleaning & box-up of Cooling tower strainers in Ammonia plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Understanding risks and optimising anaerobic digestion to minimise pathogen and antimicrobial resistance genes entering the environment: An Analysis Details
8Understanding soil fertility management practices: A Paper Details
8Digital methods for agro-monitoring and nutrient load management: An Analysis Details
8Nitrogen Fertilizer Effects on Pea–Barley Intercrop Productivity: A Paper Details
8Importance of New Controlled-Release Fertilizers: An Analysis Details
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8Govt readies database to ease farm economy Details
8'India startups seek high-tech solutions to colossal food waste' Details
8Murugappa group sees changes at top management level Details
8Demand mainly from gas and fertiliser segments in Q2: Petronet LNG Details
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The gas supply business has just finished grappling with COVID and its after effects.
8But it will soon face the far more pernicious enemy.
8So betting on gas over the longer term will come with disclaimers
8So what kind of options do players in India have?
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There has been an outcry over the impact of unified tariffs on fertilizer companies
8There are some companies, nearer to gas sources such as LNG terminals, who are opposed to the proposal, including the powerful Fertilizer Association of India, which claimed that higher tariffs will mean higher outgo of government subsidy.
8But this argument has been contested by gas suppliers in favour of the unified tariff policy
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The largest consumer of gas has some interesting observations to make on gas pipeline imbalance management services.
8Much greater transparency than is currently available is the demand
8And separating marketing and transportation has been sought as a prerequisite for developing a proper gas market
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Not all pipeline companies are happy with the unified tariff mechanism
8Low tariff pipelines will end up cross subsidizing high tariff pipelines, some pipeline owners are complaining.
8The big pipeline owners have swung the deal in their favour, is the allegation
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8The DOF seems to be reeling with a severe virus outbreak
Another senior officer has reported sick
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Granular Single Super Phosphate Greenfield Project  
8Cost - Rs 148 crore
8Project Event: The project is still in the initial phase, and the proposal for the environmental clearance has been accepted and the review is ongoing, It is likely to be accepted in December 2020, due to delay in the review. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in Jan 2021. Details
COVID has caused a delay in this Rs 540 crore energy saving-cum-ammonia urea expansion project
8Commissioning now in December 2021 instead of September, 2020
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8India Gas Exchange has said that although a trading window will not be available subsequent to its closure pending authorization by the PNGRB, it has claimed that the delivery and settlement  of the trade transaction that have already undertaken will continue as per contract specifications and existing Market Rules and Byelaws of IGX. 
8Find out what kind of transactions it has conducted so far. Details
RIL says 50 mmscmd of domestic gas is expected within the next 2-3 years in India.
8And the company claims gas on gas competition will be the norm going ahead
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8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 12 Nov 2020.
8One DAP shipment is coming up on 17 Nov 2020.
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There are four LNG cargoes coming in from Sabine Pass in the US
8Of which the one that was meant to come this week was cancelled
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Procurement of Automotive Accessories Details
8Lining up the Contract for erection of new chlorination pipe line in Urea plant Details
8Non Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for Sherene make battery charger of TDP Plant Details
8Handling and Internal Transfer of bulk raw material Potassium Chloride Details
8Transportation of Rotors Details
8Erection of Pre-fabricated gantry structure for replacement of Urea ET 4 conveyor gantry Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8AgroTutor: A Mobile Phone Application supporting Sustainable Agricultural Intensification Details
8Evaluation of ‘Revamped’ Crop Insurance Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: An Analysis Details
8Nutrient supply affects the stability of major European crops: A Study Details
8Nitrogen Fertilizer effects on Pea-Barley Intercrop Productivity: A Paper Details
8New Controlled-Release Fertilizers with Keratin-Based Coating: A Paper Details
8Assessment of the use of Geographically Weighted Regression for analysis of large On-Farm experiments: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Resolve rail imbroglio soon: SAD Details
8Accurate weather forecast a must Details
8Post invite, Punjab farmers to firm up strategy Details
8Farm to Facebook: India’s catch-up evolution in techno-policy landscape Details
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All fertilizer companies are doing better this season.
8Including the ones that did not do all that well earlier
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8Two Rock Phos shipment is coming up on 16 & 17 Nov 2020.
8One Sulphuric acid shipment is coming up on 15 Nov 2020.
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Most of the global ammonia capacity expansions will take place in Russia and Iran, according to latest data
8Meanwhile, Indian ammonia imports are on track to fall by around 200,000t this year, as demand for ammonia used in downstream markets has weakened because of Covid-19.
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Sulphate of Potash-Bromine and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 500 crore
8Project Event: All the project activities are still on hold due to COVID-19, the project team has been made. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in February 2021 in the place of October 2020. Details
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: Still, all the project activities are on hold due to lack of funds, capital approval is still under process. It is likely to be elicited in Jan 2021. The project group is likely to be organized a meeting around February 2021. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released after capital approval. 
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 Find out why the India Gas Exchange shut down
 
8And is it blaming others for what are its own shortcomings? Details
8Get the government of India's latest MSP operations
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8IFFCO MD conducts virtual plant visits
Will this now become the norm? Details
After a long hiatus, IOC is bring in a cargo at the end of this month at Ennore
8And it is coming from Lake Charles
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There is more confirmation now on the whether DK Sarraf will continue as Chairman of the PNGRB.
8Sarraf is meant to retire on December 3, 2020.
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Procurement of Tubular Fan Hub Details
8Overhauling of Power Transformers Details
8Study of existing ammonia supply/ transfer system at NFL Nangal and propose modifications to make LP storage facility Details
8Supply of Diesel Locomotive Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Machine Learning Model for Nutrient Release from Biopolymers Coated Controlled-Release Fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
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8India looks to poor farmers to rescue its virus-ravaged economy Details
8UP district finds a novel idea to check stubble burning Details
8100 rakes of coal, 70 with fertiliser lying idle: Railways Details
8Farmer unions invited to Rajnath’s home on Nov 13 to discuss farm laws Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Lining up the contract for replacement of existing Ammonia recovery column of Urea plant Details
8Supply of Spares, Overhauling, Testing & Calibration of Woodward Governors Details
8Furan analysis of transformer oils of Transformers installed at various plants Details
8Global Tender for supply of Ammonium Phosphate Sulphate Details
8Procurement of Aluminum Sheets Details
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8OCI N.V.: An Analysis Details
8Argus Phosphates: Methodology and Specifications Guide Details
8Biodegradable Polymer Coated Granular Urea: A Paper Details
8World Fertilizer Outlook [November 2020] Details
8Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited: An Analysis Details
8Deepak Fertilisers: Smooth sailing again Details
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8Minimum support price helps to incentivize agriculture and farmer Details
8Tripura's agriculture sector set to transform with help from Israel Details
8Punjab Congress MPs meet Shah, urge him to start goods train services to state Details
8Punjab, Centre on collision course as Railways says will not run just goods trains Details
8Rs 2 crore fine, Rs 4.15 lakh recovered: PPCB data on Punjab farm fires Details
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RIL has set the timelines for supply of 30 mmscmd of gas from its east coast fields. 8Find out the timelines are for each of the three fields from where output is scheduled to come. 8Given that demand is expected to go up only at a given speed, post COVID, the avalanche of new gas may in fact cut into LNG demand. Or expect no incremental demand for LNG while new domestic gas comes flooding in. Find out more Details
Deepak had gone through a rough patch
8But it is smooth sailing again
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Chambal had taken the risk of setting up a new standard-sized ammonia-urea plant, other companies private and cooperative companies kept away
8Now the gamble is paying dividend
8Profits have continued to go up
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8A demand for ammonium phosphate sulphate is coming up
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8Global nitrogen market to remain strong
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Iffco joins up with SBI
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Pradeep Phosphates is posting a steadily better performance
8It also has a Rs 500 crore capex plant
8Meanwhile, the non-binding deal for the slump sale of group company Zuari's urea phosphatic fertilizer plant located in Goa to Paradeep Phosphate Limited (PPL) in agreement with OCP Morocco at an enterprise value of $ 280 million is under watch for further developments
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The coal-based Talcher fertilizer plant will have a different kind of dynamics
8The DOF will have a different policy formulation for the plant so as to provide a 12% IRR
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Fertilizer imports are still coming into India
8And the Chinese footprint in these imports have all but disapeared as is evident from latest load port data available with us.
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81.10 lakh tonnes of chemicals are about to be unloaded at Indian ports
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Find out how RIL's crude offtake problem on account of units shutdowns is spilling over lower offtake of LNG
8One LNG cargo has to be cancelled
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8Consultations have already begun in some governments over reducing ammonia emissions from solid urea fertilisers used for growing plants and crops.
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A new type of soil created by engineers can pull water from the air and distribute it to plants, potentially expanding the map of farmable land around the globe to previously inhospitable places and reducing water use in agriculture at a time of growing droughts.
8It is learned that there is a possibility of an extension in the bidding dates for the PTA and PX projects from 16 and 14th November respectively.
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There is a fund crunch right now as far as this ammonia-urea saving project is concerned. But with all such projects, there are governmental imperatives, and at some point this will have to be undertaken
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project

8Cost - Rs 250 crore
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Ammonia Greenfield Project   
8Cost - Rs 2773 crore
8Project Event: The project is likely to be submitted for environmental clearance in Dec 2020 in place of October 2020. The RFQ for the contractor is likely to be released in Jan 2021 in place of October 2020 due to COVID-19.
8Well that is the timeline for now, and we will keep what on what happens next. Details
Dahej LNG terminal has been seeing some quick activity
8One cargo was cancelled, and that seems to be a PLL cargo
8Another one is getting diverted to Shell's Hazira terminal
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8Here is our daily update on chemical imports as of yesterday
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Appointment of Contract for Upkeep of NPK A & C and associated RMH Plant for the year 2020-21 Details
8Machining of diaphragms and labyrinth seals of Process Air Compressor and CO2 Compressor in Ammonia plant Details
8Prequalification and Appointment of Inspection Agency for sampling of incoming Raw Material Details
8Demolition of old bagging plant structure, old office building of Railway yard and Suphala plant Details
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8Microgreen Farming: A Nutrient Dense Crop for Income Generation in Urban Agriculture Details
8Agri-business in North East India: Current Status, Potential Ventures and Strategies Details
8Feminization in Agriculture: A Situation Assessment Survey Details
8Response of Drip Irrigation and Fertigation on Cumin Yield, Quality and Water-Use Efficiency: A Paper Details
8Assessment of the use of Geographically Weighted Regression for analysis of Large On-Farm Experiments: A Paper Details
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8Acute shortage of urea and diammonia phosphate fertiliser in Ludhiana district: Chief agriculture officer Details
8Protein mapping identifies nitrogen limited zones within the field Details
8New soil test gives more detailed measure of organic matter Details
8OTR turns coffee waste into fertiliser in human beans trial partnership Details
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Fertilizers come into India from various ports around the world
8Get the dispatch data, port-wise, for fertilizer imports that is going to take place going ahead here
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Ammonia emissions and how to control is is now emerging as a point of concern across the world
8Eventually, restrictions on solid urea use may come about
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An Euro1.8 billion investment programme has been announced for green fertilizers
8This is very significant, and industry watchers please take note
8Given that India has a large manufacturing base, should the DOF and others now start the spade work for the possibility of incentivizing green fertilizers here?
8If they can do it, can we do it too?
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8Canadian researcher Dr Claudia Wagner-Riddle has been awarded the 2020 IFA Norman Borlaug Award for her multidisciplinary research that has helped to improve fertilizer nitrogen use efficiency and reduce nitrous oxide (N O) losses by up to 70% without sacrificing crop yields.
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Action will start soon on the Rs 4933 crore ammonia-urea plant
8Starting with preliminary RFQs for feasibility etc, going up to licensors and finally EPC contractors
8This is a big one, therefore
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8This ambitious Rs 2000 crore DAP/NPK project is going to be delayed
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The new MD of Petrone LNG is someone no one really speculated upon
8But he is the right man for the job, and he brings with him allround experience.
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81.08 million tonnes of assorted chemicals are going to be processed in Indian ports in the days ahead
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Up to 4 Sabine Pass cargoes are lined up for Indian ports
8One of them is coming for IOC. 
8There is a need for more drilled down data on these cargoes, including their economics. 
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Supply of Strong Acid Cation Resin Details
8Supply of Hydrochloric Acid Details
8Supply of Strong Base Anion Resin Details
8Supply of Caustic Soda Lye Details
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8Indian Fertilizer Industry [November 2020] Details
8Optimising Nutrient Cycles to improve Food Security in Smallholder Farming Families: A Case Study Details
8Agricultural diversification promotes multiple ecosystem services without compromising yield: An Analysis Details
8Effect of Nutrient Solution Concentration: A Paper Details
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8India’s exports dip 5.4 per cent in October, trade deficit narrows to USD 8.78 billion Details
8Bihar holds out hope for India’s farmers, but only PM Modi seems to see it Details
8India: Cargo volumes at state-owned ports decline 12.43% during April-October Details
8Fertiliser plan for immersion leftovers Details
8Farmers' organisations to hold nationwide 'road blockade' today to protest against three new farm laws Details
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8GSFC posts a rock solid Q-2 performance
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8IFFCO's US Awasthi continues to bask in the limelight
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8New irrigation pipeline network can be a game changer.
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8Only four of India's six operating LNG terminals have cargoes landing in them as of now
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8After a space of virus attacks, the DOF is taking extra caution
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Energy may eventually be stored in green ammonia instead of green hydrogen
8Cost economics are slowly in that direction
8And with added fillip, this can be a reality sooner than later
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8Total chemical imports coming into Inia as of now has been documented at around 0.96 MMTPA.
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This is an ammonia storage tank project
8Cost Rs 100 crore
8The EPMC finalization has been stalled and is now to be awarded in December, it is learned
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SSP project worth Rs 90 crore
8LSTK contractor RFQ expected in Q-1, 2021
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8There is an interesting speculative twist to who can be the next chairman of PNGRB.
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Supply and replacement of mandrel wound pipe under Yard Piping Details
8Supply and replacement of Calcium Silicate insulation of Steam header in Ammonia Plant Details
8Annual Maintenance Contract of Pumps in ANP plant Details
8Repair of Valve Blocks Details
8Repair of Connecting Rods Details
8Annual Rate Contract for Horticulture Grass Cutting in Township and Factory during 2020-21 Details

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8Profitability and Resource Use Efficiency of Rice Production: A Paper Details
8Northwestward Cropland expansion and growing Urea-Based Fertilizer use enhanced NH3 Emission Loss: An Analysis Details
8The effect of planting media composition and provision of liquid organic fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Design of Autonomous Seed Sowing Mechanism for Balcony Farming: An Analysis Details
8Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilization Systems: A Paper Details
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8Soon, price info system for farmers Details
8H1 spend: Farm and rural ministries record huge jump Details
8Turning dairy farm waste into high-value fertiliser Details
8Accurate forecast helps farmers, fishermen save crores: survey Details
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Coromandel has posted a good quarter
8The slag in Q-1 was made up in Q-2
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8More DOF officials have fallen victim to the virus, it seems
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Get the full chemical import matrix here
8As of November 2, 2020
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8On account of its international reach, Yara keeps launching country specific and crop specific fertilizers
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8NFL's sale of Bentonite Sulphur has registered a growth of 237% and  single super phosphate (SSP) 
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8Imports of Chinese fertilizers seems to have tapered off
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Surprisingly enough, the fertilizer industry under the BJP government, has got a hefty injection of confidence.
8During COVID, it was the only industry which had done better than before.
8Here is another really big project that EPC contractors can bite their teeth into
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An oil company company is involved in setting up a DAP/NPK plant as a diversification.
8The TEFR is under preparation
8RFQs are to be released in January now instead of November
8Get key contacts here Details
What is the latest on who is ahead in the race for PLL MD's slot
8Interviews have already taken place
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Jacobs has been doing this Rs 1100 crore project
8COVID has hit it hard
8Commissioning will be delayed now by six months Details
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Lining up the contract for overhauling of canned motor pumps Details
8Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Inspection, Testing, Packing, Supply, Erection & Commissioning of NG Firing System with RLNG for Utility Boiler Details
8Appointment of Handling and Transportation Contractor at Kharsia Rake Point Details
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8Agri-business in North East India: Current Status, Potential Ventures and Strategies Details
8Influence of Microbiological Fertilisers: A Paper Details
8The effects of Fertilizer Type and Application Time on Soil Properties: A Review Details
8Optimising Nutrient Cycles to improve Food Security in Smallholder Farming Families: A Case Study Details
8Active carbon pool-size is enhanced by long-term manure application: A Paper Details
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8Over the barrel: Towards a digitally equitable Indian society Details
8Reliance to start gas production from R-Series field in November-December Details
8Assam CM, Israeli envoy lay foundation for joint agriculture project worth over Rs 10 cr Details
8Rajasthan assembly passes 3 farm bills Details
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During season, the GAIL-owned Dabhol LNG terminal gets quite active, it seems.
8And it is not just GAIL cargoes that it is handling.
8GSPC cancelled a scheduled unloading at Dahej, opting for Dahej instead.
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8A set of very important amendments to the law has come out, which have relevance for the fertilizer sector
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8IFFCO MD US Awasthi and DOF minister interact on official platform
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8Belgium offers its own verison of "green" ammonia
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Uttam Gupta is an old hand in the fertilizer sector
8And here is an interesting write-up by him
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8COVID has hit high places in the DOF
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Total fertilizer imports currently headed towards Indian ports is around 1.3 MMTPA
8Get the full matrix here
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8Chemical imports for the next few days into India total up to 1.07 million tonnes
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RIL says work is going on in its KG Basin Block
8Output will definitely start by December
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This is a Rs 220 crore fertilizer project
8The RFQ for a design and procurement contractor will be re-released
8Last time around, the tender was cancelled because of lack of bidding interest
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Ammonia Storage Tank Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8The technical bids have been opened.
8Toyo is a strong contender. 
8But price bids will determine who among the three comes out on top. Details
LNG imports in September were higher than the same month last year
8But that is not because there is a sharp upsurge in demand
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8RIL has two vessels coming in
8While Shell is also bring in two more vessels
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Stress Analysis of high pressure pipelines in various plants Details
8Hiring of mobile crane of 150 MT capacity with minimum 70 meters boom length for installation of HE 602 scrubber & shifting of RA Spherodizer Girth gear in Suphala Plant Details
8Specialized Services for troubleshooting & overhauling of integrally geared Turbo-Compressor Details
8Various online leak sealing jobs to be carried out in Ammonia and PGR plant Details
8Strengthening of Bucket elevator shed of DBN Section of Suphala Plant Details
8Repairing of 60kw Flange Type Electrical Heater Units Details
8Complete Rewinding and Testing of Vertical Motor at Urea Plant Details
8Transportation of estimated 245610 MT of Fertilizers at Bathinda Unit Details
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8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Impact of Oil Palm Solid Waste and Cow Cattle Waste Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Effects of Fertilizer Type and Application time on Soil Properties, Plant Traits, Yield and Quality: A Paper Details
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8Farm bill advocates should not ask farmers to choose between MSP and market Details
8Urea shortage due to suspension of freight trains to hit sowing of wheat, vegetables in Punjab Details
8Fertiliser, foodgrain stocks a ‘worry’ Details
8Vigilance Awareness Week observed in Namrup Details
8India may call bids for setting up green hydrogen plants Details
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