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OIL widens its exploration network in Northeast

OIL widens its exploration network in Northeast

After Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Mizoram, the state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL) has ventured out to the fourth northeastern state of Tripura, aspiring to explore natural gas by conducting a seismic survey....
03 February 2021
Indian Govt. announces gas pipeline project in J-K

Indian Govt. announces gas pipeline project in J-K

Introducing the key initiatives for the petroleum and natural gas sector in the Union Budget 2021-2022, the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the extension of the Ujjwala scheme covering...
03 February 2021
CLG awarded contract for NRL expansion project

CLG awarded contract for NRL expansion project

Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) has announced that it has been awarded a technology contract by Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) for their refinery expansion project in Numaligah, Golaghat, Assam, India....
03 February 2021
SPML wins orders for infra and water in UP

SPML wins orders for infra and water in UP

SPML Infra has received an order under various JVs arrangements valued at Rs 316.91 crore. The projects are to be executed in the district of Uttar Pradesh, namely Patyora Danda, Kota Mustakil group of...
03 February 2021
ISGEC secures two orders for CWHRB & RLA study

ISGEC secures two orders for CWHRB & RLA study

ISGEC Heavy Engineering has recently received 2 orders, one for a Cement Waste Heat Recovery Boiler (CWHRB), and another for conducting a Remnant Life Assessment (RLA) study. The order for CWHRB is from...
03 February 2021
Nigeria to construct a first methanol-processing plant

Nigeria to construct a first methanol-processing plant

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its partners have taken the final investment decision on the construction of a USD 3bn methanol-processing plant in the Niger Delta, the first of...
03 February 2021
Pakistan’s FFC plans to build a new 1mn t/yr DAP plant

Pakistan’s FFC plans to build a new 1mn t/yr DAP plant

Pakistani fertilizer importer and producer Fauji Fertilizer (FFC) is planning to build a new DAP plant in Pakistan. The plant would have a capacity of 1mn t/yr of DAP and take up production from around...
03 February 2021
Sagar Cements investing Rs150cr in new cement plant

Sagar Cements investing Rs150cr in new cement plant

Sagar Cements is expecting greenfield units of Satguru Cement and Jajpur Cements to be commissioned in Q2/FY22. Hyderabad-based Sagar Cements announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in Odisha-based Jajpur...
01 February 2021
NTPC invites EoI to set up methanol production units

NTPC invites EoI to set up methanol production units

NTPC has invited expression of interest (EoI) from domestic as well as global firms for setting up methanol production units at its power plants. According to the tender document, these facilities would...
01 February 2021
Centre to up share in RS 7600cr ammonia-urea plant

Centre to up share in RS 7600cr ammonia-urea plant

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently met Union chemicals and fertilizers minister DV Sadananda Gowda to discuss the setting up of a new ammonia-urea plant at the premises of the Brahmaputra...
27 January 2021