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Jul 2021

We are now providing a daily update on ammonia shipments
8Quantities range from 8800 tonnes to 6500 tonnes
8Receivers are mostly fertilizer companies
Additionally, get a global update on ammonia ready ships
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8The shipment was coming from Fos Sur Mer terminal carried by the vessel Amadi. It was expected to arrive at Dahej on 2nd August. The cargo was meant to cater to the demand from Adani Total, Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India and HPCL.
8A shipment for IOCL carried by the vessel Maran Gas Efessos coming from Lake Charles is offloading today at Ennore.
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Chinese export of fertilizers to India is stopping going ahead
8This will have grave implications for India.
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Domestic gas started guzzling out of RIL's fields
8And this is replacing LNG already to a large extent
8Combined with high spot prices, LNG use is on the decline in India
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85.97 MMT of crude oil arriving in India in the next few days
8981k MT of chemical imports heading towards India in the ensuing days
Also, find the following import data
8All tankers
8All bulk and dry cargoes
8Update on COVIDD-19 impact
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Ammonia Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The project is in the initial phase and the discussion is ongoing, Project activities are still on hold. RFQ for the environmental clearance consultant is likely to be released in Q3 FY2021.
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Phosphoric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 10 crore
8Project Event: The proposal has been accepted by SEAC and the proposal for the environmental clearance has been submitted to MOEF in June 2018. RFQ for a local contractor is likely to be released in September 2021.
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8Nitrogen fertilizers to be most affected by tighter ESG policies, warns Fitch Ratings.
8How is this going to impact the fertilizer sector?
8Know more Details
8The programme is designed for the officers working in various disciplines such as Marketing, Agricultural Services, Finance, Promotion, Material Management, Logistics, Public Relations, Secretarial, HRD, Information & Communication Technology.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Rewa Details
8Minor Overhauling, Outer Centering of HP Turbine and complete Train Alignment of SGC Train in Ammonia Plant Details
8Lining up contract for the job of replacement of corroded hand railings with GI pipe hand railings Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Charoen Pokphand Seeds India Private Limited: An Analysis Details
8Conservation Agriculture as a system to enhance Ecosystem Services: A Review Details
8Swidden Agriculture, food security and environment in semiarid area: A Paper Details
8Shiva Global Agro Industries Limited: An Analysis Details
8Producing Superphosphate with Sewage Sludge Ash: An Analysis Details
8Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency determined by the 15N Dilution Technique: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Farm workers seek power bill waiver Details
8India as the world’s farm Details
8Govt looking for prospects about green hydrogen as potential transport fuel: Gadkari Details
8Fertilizer stocks on a roll. Here's why Details
8Fertiliser stocks in focus; FACT, RCF stocks surges Details
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8Top fertilizer executive was on the Pegasus snoop list
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Get the following import data here
8Daily chemical import
8Daily fertilizer import
8Daily tanker import data (all kinds of tankers)
8Daily dry and bulk cargo data
8Daily COVID-19 update on port imports
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Here is this complex fertilizer manufacturer who has worked out a win-win deal with its gas suppliers.
8The deal was for 0.9 mmscmd of gas
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The RIL-BP regime is looking at a massive bonanza from its 18 mmscmd of gas production in the KG Basin
8Gas prices are expected to flare up next time it is revised.
8Find out by how much
8And also how it can be a double-edged sword. Details
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 380 crore
8Project Event: The project is still on hold due to a lack of funds, the project is likely to be activated in Q3 FY 2021. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be re-released in Q3 FY 2021.
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Customized Blending Unit for NPK Fertilizer & Ammonia Storage Tank Greenfield Project

8Cost - Rs 90 crore
8Project Event: The project is on hold due to the second wave of the covid, the project is likely to be activated in August 2021. RFQ for the Contractor is likely to be released in September 2021
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8A majority of our DAP, MOP, MAP and Urea imports come from the following ports in China:
8Fangcheng
8Zhenjiang
8Tianjin
8Nantong
8Jinzhou
8Laizhou
8Qinhuangdao
8Zhanjiang
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8Get the latest agriculture procurement data here.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Lining Up Contract for removal of Studs of Manhole Covers of RG Boilers in Ammonia Plant Details
8Material Handling Contract in main stores at NFL Vijaipur for the year 2021 to 2023 Details
8Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Ratlam Details
8Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Shajapur Details
8Supply of City Compost Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Field Fertigation from Yara: A Report Details
8Building Climate Change Adaptation scenarios with Stakeholders for Water Management: A Hybrid Approach Details
8Researchers identify a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn: An Analysis Details
8Evaluating fertilizer-drawn forward osmosis performance: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Area under crop insurance further down Details
8Kerala’s Kasaragod district is turning fallow lands into fields filled with crops Details
8How technology has enabled marginalized sections to avail benefits of govt schemes Details
8TNAU shows off drone fleet, pelletization tech Details
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8Here is one company wanting to pick up more city compost.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply of Pump Spares Details
8Lining up a contract for erection and dismantling of scaffolding for providing insulation in Ammonia plant Details
8Refurbishment of Dry Gas Seals of HP Compressor of Synthesis gas Compressor in Ammonia plant Details
8Biennial rate contract for CS & SS piping jobs in Methanol plant Details
8ARC for heater assembly refurbishment job of Pressure Swing Adsorption unit in Ammonia plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Returning nitrogen to soils without chemicals: A Paper Details
8Environmental impacts of using Municipal Biosolids on Soil, Plant and Groundwater Qualities: An Analysis Details
8Optimizing Nitrogen Application in root vegetables from their growth, biochemical and antioxidant response to Urea Fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Gujarat] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Flood fury dashes farmers’ hopes in many Telangana districts Details
8Global UN agritech challenge seeks solutions for small farmers Details
8Agriculture & construction equipment makers call for action on fake product trading Details
8Multi-pronged strategy to check malpractices in fertilizer supply chain: Assam Minister Details
8Inadequate rain pushes three states behind kharif sowing schedule Details
8IFFCO holds ground breaking ceremony for Sulphuric acid plant Details
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80.99 MMT of chemicals are currently being tracked by this website for arrival in Indian ports
Also given here are
8Daily all tanker import line up report
8Daily dry cargo import data
8Daily COVID impact on port operations report
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8All said and done, IFFCO is a first rate company. It makes the largest profits among all fertilizer companies.
8IFFCO has signed an MoU with NFL, RCF to transfer liquid nano urea technology.
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Find out how the government is promoting technological innovations to stay on top of things.
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The tariff setting structures for Indian ports have changed dramatically
8And many are no aware of it
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What is the projected price of GAIL for gas for August
8The data is given in terms of:
8FOB price, long term and that indexed to Brent
8And includes regasification and VAT
8Indexed to Brent is cheaper as of now by a good margin
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8A 160k cbm LNG cargo coming from Qalhat carried by the vessel Sohar LNG has been diverted from Dahej to Mundra. GSPC will receive this consignment on the 30th.
8Now, Mundra will receive the two shipments in quick succession
8The other shipment is another 160k cargo for GSPC coming from Point Fortin. The vessel Hispania Spirit will arrive on the 1st of August.
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89k MT of Phos acid was offloaded at Haldia port and received by Indorama on the 26th. The shipment came from Safi.
8IFFCO’s 19k MT consignment coming from Onsan/Ulsan was unlaid at Haldia on the 27th.
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8RIl is bringing the following chemical cargoes to Sikka
8Benzene
8Orthoxylene
8Methanol
8Paraxylene
8PCN
8MED
8The total quantity imported is 150,500 tonnes, making the company the largest importer of chemicals in the country.
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8The website carries here
8The daily fertilizer import matrix
8Weekly fertilizer import matrix
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8After a long wait, an LNG shipment is coming in at Cochin but only on August 7, 2021. It is a 162 cubic metre shipment brought in by PLL
8Then a shipment will also come in at Mundra on the 30th July.
8Further, a cargo from Ras Laffan is unloading today for PLL at Dahej.
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8Namrup expansion seems to have got a poor response in terms of private sector participation
8So the government will now step in to get it going
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8What is the government's latest stand on converting urea subsidy into nutrient based subsidy?
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8Against RCF Urea tender, get the latest update on quantity distribution as well as the price at which the deals were struck
8Port allocation is next
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NPK-DAP Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 987 crore
8Project Event: RFQs will begin from Q3FY 2021
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Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 50 crore
8Project Event: The review is ongoing in the MoEF, clearance is likely to be elicited at the end of Q2 FY 2021, RFQ for the local contractor as well as equipment supplier is likely to be released in August 2021 in place of July 2021.
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8Coromandel International Limited seems to be doing well of late.
8The company has reported a 14.02% rise in total sales revenues for the Jun-21 quarter on consolidated basis at Rs 3,663.87cr.
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8The Modi Government has taken various initiatives to boost fertilizer sector.
8The Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers chaired a high-level meeting to explore indigenous deposits of Phosphatic Rock.
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8If you want to keep a check on how COVID-19 is working its way through the Indian economy, do not need to go further.
8Click on Reports for some interesting insights Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Procurement of Ceramic Fibre Blanket Rolls Details
8Procurement of Reverse Osmosis Membranes Details
8Annual Maintenance Contract for Lifts of PAP and Suphala Plant Details
8Biennial Maintenance Contract for 160 KVA DG set installed in ANP Plant Details
8Supply, installation and commissioning of Fire alarm system in Training Centre Library Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8The impacts of Agricultural Trade on Economic Growth and Environmental Pollution: A Paper Details
8Economic Outlook for India FY 2021-22: A Report Details
8Influence of various elements from cultivation technology: A Review Details
8Importance of Organic cultivation practices: An Analysis Details
8Hydroponic Lettuce Cultivation using Organic Nutrient Solution: A Paper Details
8Cow Manure Application cuts Chemical Phosphorus Fertilizer need: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Afghanistan seeks stronger trade relations with India Details
8Union Agriculture Minister inaugurates 28th Regional Workshop of Krishi Vigyan Kendras Of Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh Details
833,764 km natural gas pipeline network authorised by petroleum regulator: Govt Details
8Climate ministers hold in-person talks ahead of COP26 summit Details
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The website carries here the following import matrices. Latest daily
8Chemical imports
8Fertilizer imports
8Daily LNG imports
8Chemical imports
Daily tanker updates
Daily COVID-2 port updates
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861k MT sulphuric acid headed towards India
8Two shipments of 18k MT each being shipped by Hindalco Industries is expected to reach Dahej port soon
8Two more consignments totaling 25k MT will arrive in Paradip this week to be received by IFFCO
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8The shipment is coming from the following ports:
8Point Fortin
8Ras Laffan
8Ingleside
8Lake Charles
8Bonny
8Ras Laffan
8Qalhat
8Damietta
8Montoire
8Soyo
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8Two shipments of 18k MT each being shipped by Hindalco Industries are expected to reach Dahej port soon
8Two more consignments totalling 25k MT will arrive in Paradip this week to be received by IFFCO
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8There have been more developments on the alleged IFFCO-IPL fertilizer scam.
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8Green ammonia gets the DOF's attention for now
8But other ministries are doing the groundwork for now
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NP (20:20:0:13) Fertilizer Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 220 crore
8Project Event: Two companies in the race. Bid opening in August now
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DAP Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 20 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the local contractor is likely to be released in September 2021 now
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8What is the global fertilizer outlook like and what explained price movements so far this year?
8Get a complete update on the global fertilizer market. Details
8In a bid to diversify its business, Hindustan Zinc is planning to set up a fertilizer plant.
8The project date will be announced very soon.
8Know more Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Supply Installation and Commissioning of Medical Oxygen Generator Plants Details
8Replacement of HT/ LT Motors in SGP Plant Details
8Miscellaneous steel structural fabrication and erection job in Methanol Plant Details
8Biennial rate contract for repair/ replacement of damaged wooden members of fan deck, hand railings, stair-case, hot water distribution deck, louver sheets of Cooling Tower in Methanol plant Details
8Hiring of consultancy services for detail engineering work of production facilities for Micro-Bio fertilizers & related products Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8ICT in Agriculture Value Chain, especially during post-harvest operations in India: A Paper Details
8Effect of Fertilizer Subsidies on investment in Soil and Water Conservation and Productivity: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Retired FACT employees write to Union minister Mansukh L Mandaviya Details
8Make in Odisha: Newly launched 14 industrial units to generate 3773 jobs and Rs 1,537 crore investment Details
8Fertilizer scam: Delhi HC asks ED director to explain how grounds of arrest are conveyed Details
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Get an update here on
8Daily bulk cargo import movements
8Daily tanker cargo imports
8Daily COVID-19 restrictions on ports
8Daily chemical import matrix
8Daily crude import matrix
8Monthly crude import data port-wise, refinery-wise, and country-wise
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The Swan LNG-IFFCO owned Floating Storage Vessel did not have much business until it was hired out to work in Ghana
8The lease period indicates that the Swan terminal will be unable to get functional before August, 2022 at the least
8The vessel has been sitting idle, having delivered only one cargo in February before was leased out, causing a huge loss to the owners.
8Also know more on why the FSU is being loaned out such an abysmally low day rate, far below the market price
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8776k MT of crude oil was offloaded all over India on the 21st of July.
8The following ports received the consignment:
8Sikka - 523k MT received by Reliance
8Mumbai - 11k MT received by BPCL
8New Mangalore - 91k MT received by Mangalore Refinery
8Chennai - 150k MT received by Chennai Petroleum
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The JKM monthly price for August delivery into northeast Asia rose 18.6% month on month to an average of $12.972/MMBtu.
8In comparison, the August JKM assessment in 2020 was at $2.164/MMBtu, which was close to the historical low of $2.063/MMBtu for the July 2020 average.
8Vessel higher rates are high
8And Henry Hub prices are sizzling too, making shipment out of there into India more expensive
8Quite a change, click on Reports for more Details
Urea Revamp Project
8Cost - Rs 700 crore
8Project Event: The Pre-Qualification for the LSTK contractor has been out and the discussion is still ongoing, It is likely to be finalized in August 2021 in place of June 2021.
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SSP/NPK Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 70 crore
8Project Event: Still, the feasibility studies are ongoing, The company is planning to submit the proposal for the environmental clearance in September in place of June 2021 due to the second wave of Covid. RFQ for the contractor is likely to be released after the clearance. 
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8Mosaic will accept delivery of 20k MT at Mundra
834k MT will arrive in Kandla port to be received by Indian Potash Ltd
8Mumbai port is expecting a 31k MT consignment for RCF Ltd
8ZACL will receive a 25k shipment at Mormugao
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8Two shipments of LNG totalling 307k cbm was unladen on the 22nd
8One 155k cbm shipment was received by Gail
8Petronet LNG was the receiver of the other 152k cbm consignment
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8KBR announced that it has been awarded a technology contract for two nitric acid plant expansion projects.
8Know more Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Minor Overhauling, Outer Centering Correction of HP Turbine and complete Train Alignment in Ammonia Plant Details
8Supply of Natural Gas/ RLNG for non-urea products for one year Details
8Biennial Maintenance Contract for lifts of CNA Plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Fertilizer industry webinar: An Update Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8How to lift farm income Details
8Government seeks Parliament nod for Rs 1.87 lakh-crore additional spending Details
8Are cooperatives the way forward for a new India? Details
8Creeping disaster: Over half of India’s soil is degraded Details
8UNCDF launches initiative to address challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Asia, Africa Details
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8Webinar for young professionals in the fertilizer industry.
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8There is a tender out for supply of natural gas.
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8The website carries here the latest weekly fertilizer import matrix
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8Get the state-wise city compost sales made by marketing companies
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The government seems not to talk much of doubling of  farmers'  income anymore
8A list of schemes that is meant to double incomes has been listed here
8Does not look like an impressive enough list to do the job.
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8The government's much-touted agro-waste to compost production scheme did not really take off
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Here is a company that is marketing L-CNG, by pumping LNG straight into CNG stations and into vehicles.
8How does it work? LNG is Liquefied Natural Gas at -135 C and as it is three times denser than CNG, the need for compressor pumps is eliminated.
8It is fast filling, and there is less consumption of power, and manpower requirement is lower.
8It is being supplied at a lesser cost than at which CNG is available.
8Then the company is also looking at H-CNG, all of this viewed within a realistic paradigm.
8And, all at a reasonable cost package for the CGD owner
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Small scale LNG can be a problem solver for the gas industry in India.
8And it can cater to up to 20 mmscmd of demand.
8And it is cost effective too, according to this analysis.
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The following import matrices are carried here today
8Daily tanker line up
8Daily dry bulk cargo line up
8Daily COVID-19 port update
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Also update for July 22
The following import matrices are carried here today
8Daily tanker line up
8Daily dry bulk cargo line up
8Daily COVID-19 port update
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NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 190 crore
8Project Event: The project has been elicited environmental clearance in September 2019, The project activities are still on hold due to lack of funds, the project is likely to be activated in Q2-3 FY 2021. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in October 2021
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Ammonia and Captive Power Unit Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1920 crore
8Project Event: The project has elicited the terms of references, The final EIA report preparation is still ongoing, it is likely to be completed in August 2021. The proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in August 2021. RFO for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in October 2021.
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8To what extent is the fertilizer industry dependent on China?
8Know more Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8
Value based Rate Contract for repair of Pipeline Impressed Current Cathodic Protection System in Urea plant Details
8Civil works and area development for energy revamp scheme (KBR) in Ammonia plant Details
8Rate Contract for Vulcanizing of Conveyor Belts and Pulley Lagging Jobs Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Carbon, Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling in Cropland and Grassland Ecosystems: An Analysis Details
8Design of subsidized fertilizer prediction information system with safety stock methodology: A Paper Details
8Transition to Circular Economy in the Fertilizer Sector: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar misleading on farm deaths: Unions Details
8Rainfall intensity over northwest india set to decrease Details
8Agri Dept conducts surprise inspection to prevent manure black marketing Details
8India farmers to protest near parliament to demand repeal of laws Details
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8GSPC’s LNG shipment headed to India
8A 160k cbm consignment for GSPC is expected to reach Mundra port on the 30th.
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55k MT sulphuric acid shipment arriving soon
8Two consignments shipped by Hindalco Industries of 18k MT each is expected to arrive at Dahej on the 23rd and 24th.
8IFFCO to receive a 19k MT shipment coming from Onsan/Ulsan at Paradip.
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8The government is playing a vital role to support IFFCO in it's efforts to encourage the production of nano fertilizers in the country.
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8The fortunes of DCM Shriram Limited are looking up.
8The company has reported a two-fold jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 157.5 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Biennial rate contract for replacement of various valves of different size in Ammonia Plant Details
8Biennial Rate Contract for FD Fan and ID Fan Bearing replacement and Rotor Replacement Jobs in Ammonia Plant Details
8Installation of hydro cyclone separator in HVLR unit of ammonia storage tank area Details
8Supply of super cup trays Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Atmospheric precipitation as a source for the formation of surface water resources of the desert zone: An Analysis Details
8Food Grain Storage Monitoring System: A Paper Details
8The role of education in the transition towards Sustainable Agriculture: A Paper Details
8DCM Shriram Limited: An Analysis Details
8Urease Inhibitors Effects on the Nitrogen Use Efficiency: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8India’s patchy monsoon rain raises economic recovery, inflation worries Details
8How Agritech startups are revamping Agriculture in India? Details
8Eyeing cooperatives to tap financial resources Details
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DAP Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the term of references has been accepted and studies are still ongoing, proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in August 2021. The company has applied for a loan, RFQ for the EPC the contractor is likely to be released at the end of September 2021.
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Phosphoric acid Expansion Project   
8Cost - Rs 50 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the term of references has been accepted and the final EIA report preparation is still ongoing, a proposal for environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in August 2021. The company is planning to hire a local contractor. RFQ for the Contractor is likely to be released in September 2021.
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8142k cbm coming from Ras Laffan was unloaded at Dahej on the 17th
8136k cbm coming from Das Island was offloaded at Shell’s Hazira terminal on the 16th
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8Find out why the government finds its New Fertilizer Investment Policy to be a success. Know more
8What are the closing stocks of urea and P&K fertilizers; get the data as of last week. Find out more
8The percentage of imported urea against domestic urea has gone up over the years and is at its highest levels now. Get more details
8The MRPs of fertilizers have not gone up over the last three years though market prices are sharply up. Get more details
8Composting: What is the latest policy formulation? Get it here
8Government skips question on whether it is introducing market-linked fertilizer prices in India. Know more Details
In India, the biggest problem with gas usage is evacuation or the lack of an adequate pipeline network.
8But here is a list of  8 cross-country pipelines that are under construction. Find out when are they to be commissioned.
8Also, there are another 10 pipelines that have been partially commissioned recently, get their details here.
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8The following ports will receive this shipment:
8Mundra - 140k MT
8Sikka - 1.4 million MT
8Vadinar - 540k MT
8Mumbai - 200k MT
8New Mangalore - 270k MT
8Cochin - 369k MT
8Chennai - 421k MT
8Visakhapatnam - 435k MT
8Paradip - 1.1 million MT
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8A shipment of 25k MT starts offloading today at Kandla
8JNPT set down 13k MT on the 18th
8A 12k MT shipment coming from Safi was unloaded at Cochin on the 17th
8Coromandel International’s 10k MT consignment coming from Jorf Lasfar was offloaded on the 19th at Kakinada
8Indorama India received two shipments totalling 30k MT at Haldia
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Supply of Valve Blocks Details
8Procurement of Current Transformers Details
8Pre up gradation activities of Hi five building Lifts Details
8Annual Maintenance Contract for Lifts of PAP and Suphala Plant Details
8One Time Contract for Instrument Erection Jobs for Compressor In Urea Plant Details
You can also click on Tenders for more
For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Smart Agriculture Solutions support EU Eco-Schemes: A Report Details
8Rhizobium Inoculation and Chemical Fertilisation: A Paper Details
8Effect of organic and mineral fertilizers on soil microbial diversity: A meta-analysis Details
8Does smallholder maize intensification reduce deforestation: A Review Details
8Reducing topdressing N Fertilization with variable rates: A Paper Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Kharif sowing so far lags last year’s by 11% Details
8The ball lies in the farmers' court Details
8"Technology has big role to play in making agriculture climate-smart" Details
8How to protect farmers against risks Details
8DCM Shriram defies market mood, hits new high; stock up 65% in a month Details
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Sulphate of Potash-Bromine and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project 
8Cost - Rs 500 crore
8Project Event: The project team has been made. RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in Q3 FY 2021 in place of Q2 FY 2021.
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Single Super Phosphate Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 20 crore
8Project Event: The company has applied for a loan which is likely to be granted in August 2021. RFQ for the local contractor is likely to be released in September 2021.
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In 2014, the largest consumer of government subsidies was the oil & gas segment in the energy segment.
8Today, the picture is different
8But the largest consumer of subsidies is not the coal or the renewal industry and of course, it is not fertilizers (as that is a different segment), it is another category and it is allocated an annual subsidy of a whopping Rs 1.30 lakh crore
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The power ministry is looking at green hydrogen and ammonia production, and claims it will emerge as a leader.
8And it will entail purchase obligations though from the refinery and fertilizer segments
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Of the 14 carbon-neutral LNG cargoes5 that have been transparently traded, Shell supplied six from its global portfolio of LNG. Of the rest, Total and JERA each sold one, with the former from the Ichthys Field in Australia’s Browse Basin and the latter sourced from gas across Abu Dhabi’s onshore and offshore associated and non-associated fields. The remaining six included a range of participants.
8All but two of the 14 cargoes were purchased by Asian buyers for delivery to China, India, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, with two cargoes purchased by Shell for delivery to Europe, with one from Gazprom and the other from Cheniere Energy.
8Carbon-neutral LNG may constitute a tiny share of the LNG market now, but the trade holds the potential.
8But the problem is are these cargoes really carbon neutral?
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To the defeat of the local LNG industry, an FSRU that was meant to be at berth to supply gas via GAIL's pipeline network has set sail out of India at 8.30 am Saturday.
8The destination, according to reliable port sources, has been listed as Sharjah
8The company had announced that it wanted to commission its terminal in June.
8What went wrong? Details
Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 crore
8Project Event: 88% of construction work has been completed, Trial of 28.5 X 2 MW Captive power plant has been completed, also trial of 11 KW electric substation has been completed by Technip. Trial of DM water plant is ongoing . Construction of the ammonia plant has been completed. The commercial production is likely to start on 26 Jan 2022;.the incremental progress during June and July 2021 was 3 %. The installation work is ongoing in full fledged. The project is likely to be commissioned in December 2021.
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Horizontal Split Casing Two Stage Pump with Motor Details
8Supply of Burner Electrodes Details
8Biennial rate Contract of maintenance jobs during Annual IBR inspection & certification of Boilers Details
8Manpower requirements for miscellaneous electrical jobs in planned shutdown of various plants for the year 2021-22 Details
8Supply of Skilled Manpower for Assembly and Dismantling Cranes Booms and other Miscellaneous Mechanical Maintenance Jobs Details
8Lining Up Contract for hiring truck with driver, fork lifter with operator, JCB with operator, Hydra with operator and Manpower for material shifting Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Transition to circular economy in the Fertilizer Sector: An Analysis Details
8Soil Organic Carbon changes for Croplands: A Paper Details
8Effects of N Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
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8Govt. to facilitate easier open access to Green Energy: Power Minister Details
8Boosting productivity! Ex-NASA Scientist develops affordable sensor for farmers Details
8Sustainable Agriculture: What we know and how to scale up Details
8BJP-led Central government committed to farmers' welfare: Bandi Sanjay Kumar Details
8Dolly Khanna buys stake in these two fertilizer companies Details
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8A next-gen digital platform has been launched by the government to help farmers get personalised advisories in local languages.
8Know more Details
8The following ports are expected to receive this shipment
8Kandla - 56k MT
8JNPT - 13k MT
8Kakinada- 33k
8Paradip - 10k
8Haldia - 25k
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8In Mundra, a total of 113k MT is expected to arrive soon.
836k tonnes of DAP expected on the 21sh at Kandla from Ras Al Khair.
8NFPL’s 27k-tonne cargo was unloaded at Pipavav, beginning 14th of July
8A 53k tonne shipment coming from China was offloaded at Krishnapatnam for Indian Potash Ltd starting 14th of July.
8There are many other cargoes lined up too
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8The shipments are originating from:
8Bintulu, Sarawak
8Ras Laffan
8Ingleside
8Dumyat
8Punta Europa Terminal
8Lake Charles
8Point Fortin
8Bonny
8Qalhat
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Find out more about the latest DAP deal done by Maaden with Indian Potash Ltd and Kribhco
8There is a sharp hike in prices
8And with Rabi nearing  accompanyed by good rains, India cannot wait for too long to order more DAP, and that will mean prices will rise further
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Ammonium Nitrate Melt Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 88 crore
 
8Project Event: The Letter to bid for the LSTK contractor is already out and the bid due date has been extended from 16 July to 6 August 2021. and the scope of work is process licence, supply of basic design, detailed engineering, HAZOP studies and implementation of its recommendation, Procurement, and supply of all equipment, procurement and supply of spares as per spares philosophy mentioned in technical part and more.
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Indian major mineral production shoots up to 23.3 percent in May 2021.
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Torrent Power's LNG cargo is unloading today at Dahej
8The cargo is coming from Petronas
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Phosphoric acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 130 crore
8Project Event: The purchase of a long lead item is still ongoing. The proposal for the environmental clearance has been elicited in May 2018, Construction has been started and the project is likely to be commissioned in Dec 2022.
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Nano Fertilizer Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 119 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in October 2021.
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8The race to make green ammonia is now on.
8Plans have been unveiled for a major green ammonia and hydrogen project in Morocco.
8Know more Details
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8
Procurement of HDPE Bags for Packing Neem Coated Urea Details
8Lining Up of Contract for Online Strengthening of Corroded Pipeline by Designing and Application of Composite Repair System Details
8Supply of Solar Power System Details
8Supply of Rectifiers Type Ammeter Details
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8Crop Residue Management in India: An Analysis Details
8New study measures how nitrogen is managed in agriculture around the world: A News Details
8Sustainable Management of Digestate for growing Biomass Feedstocks and use as Biofertilizer: An Analysis Details
8Effects of CaO on the Clonal Growth and Root Adaptability of Cypress in Acidic Soils: A Paper Details
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8Samunnati & Kheyti Partner to deliver Micro Greenhouses to 1 Lakh Smallholder Farmers Details
8Loosening India's grip on coal without abandoning the millions who rely on it Details
8India’s new geospatial norms pave way for agri boost Details
8Analysing India’s recent trade performance Details
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The website carries here the import matrix for;
8Chemicals
8Also, get the daily overall tanker import report
8Get the lockdown status at Indian ports as of today
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A lot of urea is coming into India right now
8In Kandla, a 55,000 RCF cargo had been unloaded two days ago, it was sourced out of Oman.
8Then again, 44,000 toone urea was unloaded on the 13th at Kandla from Tiangin
8IFFCO too had a 65,000 tonne cargo that was unloaded at Mundra, beginning 11th of July
8There are many other cargoes lined up too
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After a lot of dithering, this new ammonia-urea plant is coming up
8An extra 2.4 mmscmd of gas will be needed
8RFQs will hopefully, start flying out within this year
8The price tag has gone up to Rs 8000 crore, according to our analyst
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A 35,000 tonne phosphoric acid cargo is currently unloading at Kandla
8Another 25,000 is coming in at Kandla on the 19th of July
8Kandla again will witness the unloading of another 32,000 tonnes of phos acid on the 20th of July.
8Then again, JNPT will see the unloading of a 13,000 tonne cargo on the 17th of July
8Meanwhile, Coromandel's 19,000 tonne cargo is currently unloading at Kakinada
8Also, Indorma's 20,000 tonne cargo is berthing today at Haldia.
8Two more shipments are now expected on the 18th and 20th of July
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Our database now shows only a single sulphuric acid cargo coming in on behalf of IFFCO at Paradip
8The shipment is unloading tomorrow.
8It is coming in from Hibiki-Nada
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After a long wait, IOC is brining in an LNG cargo at Ennore
81.40 lakh cubic tonnes if being brought in by the vessel, Maran Gas
8The cargo will be unloaded on the 30th of July
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IGX has not reported much business ever since it went operational.
8Volumes are very low
8But there is one claim to fame: that deal prices are lower than spot and long term LNG prices
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Get the June outlook on the Indian economy.
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8NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd has signed a MoU with Union Territrory of Ladakh to set up Indian's first Green Hydrogen Mobility Project.
8The agreement will help Ladakh to develop a carbon-free economy. Details
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8
Lining up of contract for mechanical jobs in MP Stripper F-323 in Ammonia Plant Details
8Lining up contract for Hard Chrome Plating Jobs at Partys Shop Details
8Rate contract for carrying out Toxicological studies from Good Laboratory Practice certified laboratories of Nano-fertilizer developed by R and D (BioAgro) department Details
8Biennial rate contract for advisory services for troubleshooting and overhauling of screw compressors in Ammonia plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Telangana] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Solar Photovoltaic Architecture and Agronomic Management in Agrivoltaic System: A Review Details
8New production method makes vital fertilizer element in a more sustainable way: An Analysis Details
8Application of Biochar Functionalized with Layered Double Hydroxides: A Paper Details
8The effect of N Fertilizer Application Timing: A Paper Details
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8Normal monsoon this year holds potential for agriculture sector: Dr Shivendra Bajaj, FSII & AAI Details
8‘PM will inaugurate AIIMs, fertiliser factory in Gorakhpur’ Details
8Automation to impact agriculture, manufacturing and construction sectors the most Details
8Coromandel Intl gains after CRISIL revises outlook on debt programme to positive Details
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8IFFCO Kisan's move is being seen with much interest by the fertilizer community.
8The company has plans to set up 7 Farmer Producer Organisation (FPOs) in Gujarat in association with NABARD and NCDC. Details
Ammonia-Urea Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 5500 crore
8Project Event: The project is in the initial stage, The feasibility study/DPR has been completed, The company said that firstly they will do the Phos acid expansion project, but the hiring of contractors for the Ammonia-Urea project is likely to be completed within 2021. RFQ for the PMC is likely to be released in Q3 2021.
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The environmental clearance process is still going on for this evacuation pipeline from the LNG terminal
8And it will take quite a while from approval to actual commissioning.
8Know more about the kind of environmental issues that the operator will have to sort out.
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The politics of pipeline development in India is hemmed with intricacies, and the need to preserve monopolies will always be a never-ending quest.
8Here is one gas terminal seeking pipeline connectivity, and this is being opposed tooth-and-nail by another.
8Eventually, the regulator has to decide how to go-ahead
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We are carrying here the following import matrices:
8Chemicals
8Crude
8LNG
8Weekly fertilizer update
8Daily tanker import data (including crude and chemicals)
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8Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers has reviewed the initiatives of DOF for making India self-reliant in fertilizers.
8Also, get an update on the status of Ramagundam fertilizer project and Matix Fertilizer Plant.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Lining Up of Contract for Solution Annealing of Welding Joints Details
8Procurement of Prilled/ Granular Urea Fertilizer Grade Details
8Biennial Rate Contract for Maintenance jobs of Air Pre-heater and ID/ FD Fans of Boilers Details
8ARC for heater assembly refurbishment job of Pressure Swing Adsorption unit in Ammonia plant Details
8Installation & Commissioning of 2 Ton EOT crane Details
8Value Based Annual Rate Contract for Testing of Metallic Samples Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8World Fertilizer Outlook [July 2021] Details
8Energy conservation in fertilizer sector: Know more Details
8Nitrogen and phosphorus losses by surface runoff and soil microbial communities: A Paper Details
8Implementation of COVID-19 control measures: Effect on fertilizer supply and soil fertility in Africa Details
8Use of the Leaf-Count Method for Drip Fertigation: A Case Study Details
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8Finally, monsoon covers all of India Details
8IFFCO MD visits Paradeep, site of the biggest Nano Urea plant Details
8FinSecy: Govt will privatise most PSBs ‘eventually’ Details
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SSP Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 15 crore
8Project Event: The project is still waiting for the approval of state authorities, all clearances are likely to be elicited in October 2021, central approval has been elicited. RFQ for the local contractor is likely to be released in Nov 2021.
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8IT company HCL Technologies has signed a global agreement to provide digital transformation and managed services to The Mosaic Company.
8HCL will manage Mosaic's global application and infrastructure environments to enhance the company's ability to drive growth in the marketplace.
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8The Indian fertilizer sector has made continuous efforts to reduce specific energy consumption.
8As a result of numerous measures, the average energy consumption of ammonia and urea plants has improved by more than 34% in the last three decades.
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8An urea tender is eventually out.
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8On Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate said it has caught a Delhi-based chartered accountant on money laundering charges associated with the alleged transfer of about Rs 40 crore hawala funds from Dubai to India.
8This is part of the investigation around fertilizer agent A.D. Singh, who was arrested by ED and is currently in judicial custody.
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Ammonia Storage Tank Greenfield Project:
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: A single bidder has emerged for the 1000 MT double-wall storage tank along with assorted facilities on LSTK basis
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The government has reconstituted the cabinet appointment committees.
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Hydrogen is one space we are going to keep track of from now on.
8And here is one mid-sized company which claims that it is already producing hydrogen in India using solar energy at a cost which is half of the global average
8What is the secret? Frugal engineering!
8The hydrogen will be used to make ammonia, and an ammonia plant is getting added on.
8The company plans to produce 3.4 to 4 MMTPA of ammonia by 2030.
8Ambitious plans indeed
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Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 crore
8Project Event: 90 % of construction work has been completed, the installation of equipment is ongoing. procurement of machinery orders are already completed, procurement of other services is ongoing, commissioning is likely to be in Dec 2021. Earlier the commissioning date was October.
However, this date may slip, according to our own estimation.

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A 10,0000-tonne phosphoric acid cargo is coming in for Indorama on July 18.
8The loading port is Safi
8Yet another 20,000 tonne cargo is coming in from Dakar for Indorama.
8Iffco is getting in a 20,000 tonne cargo of sulphuric acid from Hibiki-Nada
8Meanwhile, Coromandel brought in a 18,000-tonne cargo sulphuric acid at Vizag
8A 19,310 tonne cargo of phosphoric acid is berthing at Kakinada on the 14th for Coromandel, and it is coming in from Skhira
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A lot of fertilizers are imported at the Mundra port.
8In the last week, for example, Chambal Fertilizers had got in a 72,000-tonne DAP cargo from Fangcheng. The cargo was unloaded between 8th and 11th of July
8Then again IPL had bought in a 44000-tonne DAP cargo from Ras Al Khair and the unloading has been completed.
8A 64360 tonne urea shipment of IFFCO coming in from Tianjin PT is currently unloading at the port.
8A DAP shipment is slated to come in on the 15th at Mundra with a tonnage of 44,000 tonnes
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8Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey took charge as the Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change.
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8Moroccan phosphate company OCP has announced a new partnership with USAID for a $1.4 million investment to revolutionize farming in West Africa. Details
8US Awasthi life time awards have been announced.
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8Chemicals
8Fertilizers
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8Daily tanker imports (all products)
8Daily bulk and break bulk line up
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8Thyssenkrupp bags a contract.
8It is for a urea granulation plant.
8Also, technology support will be given to revamp the plant. Details
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Supply of Gas Detectors Details
8Annual Electrical Maintenance Contract for Township Factory for year 2021-22 Details
8OTC for repairing of Ammonia Detectors Details
8Rate Contract to carry out various activities of filling of spilled over loose product/ filler in bags and feeding at various locations in ANP-granulation plant Details
8Annual Maintenance Contract of Reactor, Blower, Agitator, GHH Compressor and Vacuum Pump in ANP plant Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Impact of fertilization with reducing in nitrogen and phosphorous application on growth, yield and biomass accumulation of rice: A Paper Details
8Effect of NPK Fertilizer Rates: An Analysis Details
8Effects of water and fertilizer coupling: A Paper Details
8Predicting Substandard Fertilizer using Machine Learning: A Review Details
8Effects of Zeolitic Urea on Nitrogen Leaching: A Paper Details
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8Scientific agriculture practices will drive demand for Indian cotton Details
8PAT scheme making firms energy efficient Details
8Can Cooperation Ministry change India’s agri story? Details
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8With spot LNG prices ruling higher, know more on how countries are trying to avoid spot and go for more term contracts
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Annual Maintenance Contract for PLC SCADA System of Rockwell Automation Details
8Supply of Mono Potassium Phosphate (0:52:34) as per FCO Details
8Supply of Mono Ammonium Phosphate (12:61:0) as per FCO Details
8Annual Rate Contract for Power and lighting jobs in various Plants for the year 2021-22 Details
8Value based biennial Rate Contract for Fabrication, Erection & Replacement of various sizes CS pipes, fittings, valves & traps for Steam service Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Effects of Combined Application of Chemical Fertilizer and Microbial Fertilizer: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8Agrometeorological Requirements of Maize Crop Phenology for Sustainable Cropping: A Historical Review Details
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8Govt determined to make cooperatives more empowered, says Shah Details
8Why Modi needs to act on the economy now Details
8PAT scheme making firms energy efficient Details
8Compost no solution to fertiliser issue Details
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From the looks of it, Amit Shah seems to have an open mind on Cooperatives.
8And he willing to take suggestions from the likes of Iffco.
8That indeed is a welcome development
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Process Air Compressor Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 347 crore
8Project Event: The internal discussion is still ongoing as well as studies on the technical specification, RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be re-released in August 2021, due to the second wave of Covid.
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The Rs 6000 crore Talcher ammonia-urea plant is in the midst of heavy tendering
Find out what is going on with its
8Instrument Air System & Plant Air System RFQ
8Steam Generation Plant choice of winning bidder
8Raw water plant winning bidder
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8Crown LNG is setting up a 7.2 MMTPA terminal off Kakinada
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An extra 2.5 MMTPA of LNG tankage and related facility activity is coming up ahead.
8Instructions have been placed to the internal projects team to start work on the expansion
8There will be some time lag before the instructions eventually translate into RFQs
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8Sri Lanka seems to have abandoned the Indian LNG terminal that Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) was meant to built
8Instead it the neighboring country is building one with someone else
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8MFL has invited a tender for the supply of Sulphuric Acid.
8The bid closing date is 9th August 2021.
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Get the latest line up for imports for
 -- LNG
 -- Chemicals
 -- Fertilizers
 -- Crude
8Also, get a daily line-up of all crude as well as non-crude tankers into India as of late last week
8Also, get a monthly report of all liquified gas imports into India, via all Indian ports as also all the major importers
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8Nutrien has signed a contract for the supply of ammonia.
8The company will supply up to 300,000 tonnes per year of imported ammonia in 2022 and 2023. Details
8Tenders are out
8For supply of Mono Potassium Phosphate.
8For supply of Mono Ammonium Phosphate. Details
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8Crude
8LNG
8Chemicals
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8Yara is now a benchmark for the best operating model for a global fertilizer company.
8The company is getting into green ammonia quicker than others.
8Find out more Details
8The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, welcomed Ms Shobha and extended her best wishes for her future responsibilities.
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8Shri Bhagwanth Khuba took over as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.
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Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Ashoknagar Details
8Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Shivpuri Details
8Handling and Transportation Contract of Fertilizers for Rake point Narsinghpur Details
8Lining Up Contract for overhauling of Dampers of Boilers Details
8Lining Up Contract for Radiography and Stress Relieving Jobs in various plants Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Characterization of Vitamin B12 Compounds in Fermented Poultry Manure Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Diffuse Water Pollution from Agriculture: A Review Details
8Eco-friendly utilization to increase income and efficiency of Banggai yam farming: A Paper Details
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8Important decisions for welfare of agriculture, farmers taken: PM Modi Details
8First meeting of PM Modi's new Cabinet focusses on agriculture, health sectors Details
8Adaptation of scientific agriculture practices will drive global demand towards Indian cotton farmer Details
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8First indications are being given out by the government on what the Ministry of Cooperation under Amit Shah wants to do
8And they sound positive
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8Mansukh Mandaviya showed a lot of grace recently when be caught up with his former senior colleague in the ministry
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8Energy Saving-cum- Ammonia-Urea Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 540 crore
Project Event: Critical equipment purchase has been completed, all the equipment has reached site, 50 % of construction work has been completed. The project is likely to be commissioned in December 2021. 
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8Single/Triple Super Phosphate Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 25 crore
8Project Event: The studies are still ongoing, the proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in August in place of May 2021 due to the second wave of Covid-19. RFQ for the local contractor is likely to be released in September 2021.
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8Find out what the industry view is of Mansukh Mandaviya as the new fertilizer minister in-charge
8Will he be of help at a time when the industry is going through a critical phase? Details
Amit Shah is the minister for Cooperation
8And it can be a double-edged sword for Iffco and Kribhco
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More information is still coming in on the 7.2 million tonne LNG terminal at Kakinada
8Find out who is doing the regasification FEED?
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GAIL is bringing in an LNG cargo from Mugardos
8And the intermediary is Axpo Solutions AG
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There is no immediate worry, it seems, of gas demand faltering due to climate mitigation measures
8According to this estimate, gas demand will only peak in the mid-to-late 2030s, and LNG demand will peak about a decade later.
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8Chemicals
8Fertilizers
8Crude
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NP (20:20:0:13) Fertilizer Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 220 crore
8Project Event: Nuberg, Furnace Fabrica, and Tuaman Engg are in the race for the supply of Design and Detailed Engineeering, Procurement, Supply, Erection, and Commissioning. The technical evaluation has been completed and financial is likely to be open at the end of July in place of June 2021 due to a delay in the internal discussions.
 
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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 local contractor is likely to be released in August in place of June 2021, due to the Covid second wave.
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8India and EU have decided to collaboration in the field of Agriculture.
8EU's common agricultural policies and the recent India market reforms were discussed during the virtual meeting.
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8The fertilizer industry is one of the sectors to fall under the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism.
8How is this going to impact the fertilizer sector?
8Know more Details
8Plans have been unveiled for a major industrial scale green hydrogen to ammonia project in Abu Dhabi.
8Know more Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Supply of labour for day to day, shutdown and turnaround services Details
8Supply of PVC cables Details
8Data Entry/ Correction/ Printing/ Intermittent Jobs in Computer Centre Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following reports:
8Determinants of farmers’ adoption decision of improved crop varieties: Systematic review Details
8Assessing the profitability and feasibility of climate-smart agriculture investment: A Paper Details
8Decomposition Characteristics, Nutrient Release and Structural Changes of Maize Straw in Dryland Farming: A Paper Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
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8Cabinet Reshuffle: The full list of Modi's new ministers and what they got Details
8Processing Mangaluru city’s waste can be sustainable as well as profitable Details
8Mansukh Mandaviya gets Health, Chemical Fertilizers ministry Details
8Union min Sadananda Gowda resigns ahead of cabinet reshuffle Details
8The exits: Odds stacked against him, Prakash Javadekar innings comes to an end Details
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Dahej has 7 LNG cargoes coming in
8Hazira 5 cargoes
8The other terminals are currently running dry
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8Crude 
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8The government has decided to create a new Ministry of Cooperation for strengthening the cooperative movement in the country.
8But how will it impact the cooperatives in the fertilizer sector? Details
A foreign agency has projected how Indian domestic gas prices are going to behave relative to the rest of the world
8The projection period is till 2028
8The projections show low prices perhaps on the premise that policy interventions will not account to much
82022 prices are assumed higher at $4.30 before they start dipping again the year after.
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8ICL has completed the acquisition of Compass Minerals' South American plant nutrition business.
8The South American plant nutrition business is the leading speciality plant nutrition business in Brazil.
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8A tender inviting MOP supply has come up.
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Global pre-qualification of vendors for supply of MOP Details
8Dry ice cleaning of GHH Compressor stator and rotor parts in Nitric Acid Group Plant Details
8Supply of 1,800 kg Copper Sulphate Details
8Biennial rate contract for activities related to Railway Wagons at railway siding and Trombay yard Railway Details
8Construction of Temporary Monsoon Protection Shed for storage of Material during pre-post shutdown Details
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8Automation in Agriculture: An Application of Computer Vision Technology Details
8The Sustainable Development Goals: A 2021 Report Details
8Nitrous oxide, a powerful greenhouse gas, is on the rise from ocean dead zones: A News Details
8Sensitivity of Winter Barley yield to Climate Variability: A Paper Details
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8Jharkhand Cabinet nod to new Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy 2021 Details
8Nitrous oxide, a powerful greenhouse gas, is on the rise from ocean dead zones Details
8Uddhav govt brings bills to amend farm laws Details
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8The project has been launched in August, 2019, and is expected to be completed in 2023. 
8The daily production capacity is estimated to be around 2,800 metric tonnes. Details
As far as LNG imports are concerned, even now only two terminals are active
8Though Torrent is bringing in a cargo, high priced,, we are sure, but given that it has its own distribution system, it could run its gas-based power plants and still make money. Others will not be able to do so under India's merit order power purchase system
8RIL is bringing a cargo at Hazira
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The short-run marginal cost (SRMC) of US LNG exports to the Asian market has risen to about $5.60/mn Btu as of June 2021, up 65% from $3.4/mn Btu in mid-2020 and 30% higher than last year’s average of $4.30/mn Btu.
8Clearly, with spot prices at $12/mmbtu, GAIL cargoes into India can easily turn in profits
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NPK-TSP-GSSP Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project Event: Preliminary work has been activated, EIA studies are ongoing, the proposal for the environmental clearance has been granted in April 2021. and internal discussion is ongoing, RFO for the PMC contractor is likely to be released in September 2021
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Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project Event: The company had signed Furnace Fabrica as an EPC contractor, all equipment has reached the site. 99.4 % of construction work has been completed. The pre-commissioning is ongoing, commissioning is likely to be completed in August 2021, due to the impact of the second wave of Covid-19
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Almost two-thirds of India’s demand expansion up to 2024 will come from fuel substitution, primarily from liquid fuels to gas.
8Nearly 40% of India’s net demand growth is expected to come from industrial users, while the remaining growth is roughly evenly split between the residential, transport and energy sectors.
8Also know more about carbon offset LNG, get a detailed update on this, who has imported how much
8Spot prices may reach $14/mmbtu by end of the year
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8Fertilizers (daily and weekly)
8Chemicals
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8Find out how major Indian cooperatives came forward to heal the country during the worst-ever Covid-19 crisis. Details
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Maintenance Contract of Recycle & Screen Feed Bucket Elevators in ANP plant Details
8Maintenance Contract of Trunion roller/ Thrust roller replacement of Rotating drums in ANP plant Details
8Maintenance Contract of Maintenance Jobs of Rotating Drums in ANP plant Granulation Section Details
8Technical advisory services for trouble shooting & emergency maintenance jobs on Process Air Compressor & CO2 Compressor in Ammonia Plant Details
8Complete revamp of Cooling Tower Cells in Ammonia Plant Details
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8Advantages of amending Chemical Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Assessment of Climatic Parameters for Future Climate Change: A Paper Details
8R&D Management as a driver for Sustainable Agricultural Innovation and Adoption: Evidence from India Details
8Characterization of Vitamin B12 compounds in Fermented Poultry Manure Fertilizers: A Paper Details
8Evaluation of the Regional Scale Optimal K Rate based on Sustainable Apple Yield and High-Efficiency K use: A Meta-Analysis Details
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8Govt procures record 43.3mn tonne of wheat in a year Details
8Equitable carbon burden: EU must drop its carbon border adjustment proposal Details
8Braking monsoon slows sowing: Food price surge looms, but rate hike unlikely Details
8Excess irrigation affects Indian monsoon, fuels extreme weather: Study Details
8India to be second largest driver of gas demand in Asia, pegs IEA Details
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8Essential Commodities Act amended to bring in new varieties of fertilizers
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As per the latest data, only two of India's six LNG terminals continue to be active.
8Since most Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India cargoes go through Shell's Hazira terminal, it is assumed that the two have an exclusive unloading agreement.
8But that we found out is not the case, as the steel company also brings in cargoes at PLL's Dahej terminal.
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8Chemicals
8Fertilizers
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8Technology helps in finding new sources of fertilizers that would reduce over-dependence on chemical fertilisers.
8Find out more on what indian researchers are up to. Details
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The feasibility studies are still ongoing, and they are likely to be completed in August 2021, RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be re-released in September 2021.
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Ammonia-Urea Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 150 crore
8Project Event: The project has been elicited environmental clearance in Jan 2020, but due to a lack of funds the project is on hold, the project is likely to be active in October 2021. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be release in Nov 2021. 
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Evidence is now piling up of LNG prices firming up rather than going down
8What is this assumption based on?
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8Even for those in the fertilizer industry, it is necessary to keep track of energy transition.
8Find out more on what is actually getting done here, and what does the future hold for green hydrogen in India. Details
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Design, Engineering, Manufacture, Supply, Erection and Commissioning of Boiler Feed Water Pump Package Details
8Procurement of Oleic Acid (Defoamer) Details
8Lining Up Service Contract for replacement of final Gas Cooler in Ammonia Plant Details
8Telecasting, Operation and Comprehensive Maintenance of Cable TV Network System Details
8Design, Fabrication & Supply of Lifting Fixture for R G Boiler tube bundle in Ammonia plant Details
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8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Tamil Nadu] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Odisha] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Uttarakhand] Details
8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
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8Farmers to protest outside parliament every day during monsoon session, says Samyukt Kisan Morcha Details
8Skylark Drones raises $3 million led by InfoEdge Ventures, IAN Fund Details
8Bridge the digital divide to empower farmers Details
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In some low cost renewable energy regions, hydrogen electrolysers may already be competitive
8This analysis demonstrates two important points. First, that competitive renewable hydrogen in specific markets could be available even before significant cost reductions and performance improvements in electrolysers have materialised. Secondly, low-cost hydrogen from solar and wind may initially rely on areas with excellent solar and wind resources, given the need to achieve high load hours to amortise the costs of relatively expensive electrolysers.
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8Get the latest chemical import matrix here
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Ammonium Nitrate Melt Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: The Letter of bid invitation for the LSTK contractor has been out and the due date is 16 July 2021.
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Effluent Treatment Plant Up-gradation Project
8Cost - Rs 101 crore
8Project Event: Ionexchange India Ltd is the LSTK contractor, the construction is likely to be started in August 2021 in place of July 2021, equipment and purchase work is still ongoing which is likely to be completed at the end of July 2021.
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Our LNG data continues to show that only two of India's six LNG terminals have cargoes unloading
8Here again, at Dahej, for example, two cargoes, one for PLL and the other for Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel, are unloading in twin berths, with the shipments coming in from Ras Laffan and Lake Charles
8Interestingly, as prices stay high, one 145000 cubic meter cargo coming in from Bonny was canceled
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8Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers has virtually inaugurated the PSA Oxygen plant set up at Uttar Pradesh.
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8Two of the world's largest companies have tied up for a green ammonia project.
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Annual Maintenance Contract for Orthodyne Make Argon Analyzer in Argon Plant Details
8Construction of New Stores in Central Stores Area Details
8Lining Up Contract for repair of Valve Block of HP Ammonia Feed Pump Details
8Loading, unloading and installation of Accumulator in MP Nitric acid plant Details
8Biannual rate contract for erection and removal of scaffolding in Nitric acid plant Details
8Biennial rate contract for opening and boxing up of old decommissioned Reactor and cutting samples in MP Nitric acid plant Details
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8Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation [2021] Details
8Assessment of Climatic Parameters for Future Climate Change in a major Agricultural State in India: A Paper Details
8India: The economic pathway [June 2021] Details
8Anaerobic Mineralization of Recirculating Aquaculture Drum Screen Effluent for use as a Naturally-Derived Nutrient Solution: A Paper Details
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8Govt ready to talk with farmers, but no repeal of farm laws: Union Agriculture Minister Details
8‘Break’ monsoon likely to disrupt sowing of crops, says IMD Details
8Union Agriculture Minister inaugurates National Horticulture Board Centre at Gwalior Details
8Indian envoy moots “Organic Center of Excellence” in Sri Lanka Details
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8India and Australia have decided to collaboration in the field of Agriculture.
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Execution of various jobs during shutdown in Ammonia and Urea Plants Details
8Biennial rate contract for CS, LTCS & SS piping jobs in Ammonia plant Details
8Biennial rate contract for reactors and Mix gas filters hood opening & box up in Nitric Acid Group of Plant Details
8Lining Up Contract for Dry Ice Cleaning of Valve Trays in MP Stripper in Ammonia Plant Details
8AMC for Invensys DCS of CO and Formic Acid Plants Details
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8Agrometeorological Advisory Bulletin [Madhya Pradesh] Details
8A Versatile, Low-Power and Low-Cost IoT Device for Field Data gathering in Precision Agriculture practices: An Analysis Details
8Indian Core Sector [May 2021] Details
8Comparison of the Grain Quality and Starch Physicochemical Properties as affected by Nitrogen Fertilization: A Paper Details
8The influence of Soil Fertilization on the Distribution and Diversity of Phosphorus Cycling Genes: A Paper Details
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8‘Centre’s digital agri proposals raise concerns of farmer exploitation’ Details
8G20 for investment to ensure food security as part of Covid-19 emergency funding Details
8Market drifts lower in early trade; breadth positive Details
8Fiscal deficit at Rs1.23 lakh cr for FY22 in April-May Details
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Iffco had invested $35 million in an out-of-line investment in an LNG Floating Storage Regassifiction Unit
8But not everything went as per plan
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8The index of eight core industries' output showed an increase of 16.8% in May 2021.
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IGX did not put up a great show in traded volumes in June
8While sell quantities were higher, what was actually bought was much lower
8Prices ranged from $8.91/mmbtu for monthly bids to $7.38/mmbtu for weekly bids
8The small business volume notwithstanding, IGX did pocket a neat pile of money selling stakes to oil & gas companies.
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8Get the latest sulphuric acid import cargoes into India
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Fertilizer imports are active in the ensuing days, as our data seems to suggest.
8Imports are coming in in bulk of urea, MOP, sulphur, rock phosphate, ammonium nitrate, NPK as well as DAP
8Current DAP imports are by Kricbho, NFL and Coromandel, and they are coming in from China as well as Morocco.
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8The newly launched fertilizer seems to have got an endorsement from an IIT professor
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8A DOF circular on DAP supplies in the current Kharif and Rabi seasons has set alarm bells ringing in the industry.
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8Find out why the subsidy bill flare-up in the current and in the coming year.
8Import prices are flaring up and unlikely to stay down for a long time
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RCF has awarded a tender for urea to several parties
8But the point to note is the price at which the deals were struck were the highest in the last six years
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