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Egypt plans 19bn investments in petrochemical projects

Egypt plans 19bn investments in petrochemical projects

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is considering the implementation of 11 new petrochemical projects at a total value of around EGP 19bn, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources...
27 May 2020
Clariant’s Catofin selected by APC for PHD plant

Clariant’s Catofin selected by APC for PHD plant

Clariant’s CATOFIN catalysts have been selected by Advanced Global Investment Co. (AGIC), a joint venture between Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) and SK Group, to build a PDH facility in the Middle East....
27 May 2020
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India’s LNG imports jump 18%

In an indication of increasing demand for natural gas in the country, India’s import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) jumped 18 per cent to 33,680 Million Standard Cubic Meter (MMSCM) in 2019-2020, as weaker...
14 May 2020
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India, Russia plan MoU on coking coal

India and Russia are in talks to expand their energy partnership by increasing crude oil imports from Russia and possibly signing a memorandum of understanding to import coking coal to meet requirements...
14 May 2020
Viraj employment offer to Corona Warrior family members

Viraj employment offer to Corona Warrior family members

Viraj Profiles Ltd. is a global stainless steel producer with integrated manufacturing facilities, located in Tarapur Maharashtra. Viraj is exporting its stainless steel products (Wires, Wire Rods, Welding...
11 May 2020
MEIL gets the nod for oil, gas exploration in Gujarat

MEIL gets the nod for oil, gas exploration in Gujarat

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) have got the green signal for onshore exploration, development, and production of an oil and gas field in Gujarat. A committee under the environmental ministry...
11 May 2020
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JSW Steel crude steel production at 5.63 lakh tonnes

JSW Steel produced 5.63 lakh tonnes of crude steel in April 2020, a 60% decline as against 13.93 lakh tonnes in the same month last year as the steelmaker was operating at low capacities due to the nationwide...
11 May 2020
NRL awards Rs 300 cr expansion project to ThyssenKrupp

NRL awards Rs 300 cr expansion project to ThyssenKrupp

Thyssenkrupp's plant engineering business announced that it has been awarded an order worth Rs 300 Crore by Assam-based Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) for refinery expansion megaproject. According to...
11 May 2020
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Indian Government launches PMU for coal blocks

"Ministry of Coal (MoC) launched a project monitoring unit (PMU) for the facilitation of early operationalisation of coal mines allocated by the central government," the ministry said in a statement. The...
11 May 2020
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HIL to attract JV investments in agro-chemical projects

For the smooth running of its PSUs, the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has taken initiatives to overcome the hurdles posed by Covid-19 pandemic and has suggested them to strengthen their performance...
11 May 2020