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Sabic and Fujian to build an Ethylene plant

Sabic and Fujian to build an Ethylene plant

Fujian Petrochemical has announced that the world's largest ethylene project to date will be realised together with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic). The plant in the Chinese province of Fujian...
12 October 2020
Kurita Europe, AquaChemie announce JV with HQ in Dubai

Kurita Europe, AquaChemie announce JV with HQ in Dubai

Kurita and Aquachemie have recently signed a Joint Venture agreement in Dubai. Kurita Europe GmbH (with its subsidiary in Dubai Kurita Middle East FZE) and Aquachemie DMCC, based in Dubai, have decided...
12 October 2020
Abu Qir Fertilizers mulls methanol plant in Ain Sokhna

Abu Qir Fertilizers mulls methanol plant in Ain Sokhna

Abu Qir Fertilizers is considering the establishment of a methanol plant inside Ain Sokhna Port with an investment cost of about USD 2.6bn. The potential project will be jointly owned by Abu Qir Fertilizers,...
12 October 2020
LUKOIL, Kazmunaygas sign agreement on Al-Farabi project

LUKOIL, Kazmunaygas sign agreement on Al-Farabi project

President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov and Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC KazMunayGas (KMG) Alik Aidarbayev signed an agreement on the Al-Farabi Project (formerly I-P-2 license block) in the Kazakh...
12 October 2020
India looking to store oil overseas in the US

India looking to store oil overseas in the US

India is exploring storing crude oil in the US and other commercially viable locations to hedge its supply risks, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. Also, the country has tied up long-term crude oil...
05 October 2020
Rosatom ships equipment for Kudankulam NPP

Rosatom ships equipment for Kudankulam NPP

Rosatom recently said that ship BBC Elbe has left the country with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam. According to Rosatom, the ship carries cargo including...
05 October 2020
NTPC invites bids for the supply of biomass pellets

NTPC invites bids for the supply of biomass pellets

NTPC has invited bids for the procurement of biomass pellets which would be used to co-fire its thermal plants. The pellets made out of stubble and husk would be utilised at its 17 thermal coal-fired power...
05 October 2020
Tata Steel and CSIR sign MoU to collaborate on CCUS

Tata Steel and CSIR sign MoU to collaborate on CCUS

Considering the importance of Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) in India’s fight against Climate Change and Global Warming, meeting the growing energy demands, and building a strong ecosystem...
05 October 2020
PM inaugurates 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand

PM inaugurates 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission through video conference. He has also unveiled the logo of Jal Jeevan Mission through video...
05 October 2020
CIL invites bids to set up Coal to Methanol project

CIL invites bids to set up Coal to Methanol project

Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has floated a global tender for setting up the country’s first coal to methanol plant in West Bengal at an investment of Rs 6,000 crore. The company is in dialogue with Indian Oil...
05 October 2020