22 August 2008 17:25 [Source: ICIS news]
The switch-over would result in substantial savings in subsidy due to replacement of costlier naphtha with cheaper gas and the reduction in energy consumption by ammonia and urea units.
The project also envisages increase in capacity of one stream of NPK complex fertilizers to 1,600 tonnes/day from 500 tonnes/day.
Similarly, the company would ramp up the capacity of second NPK stream to 1,600 tonnes/day from 696 tonnes/day.
The project would result in surplus production of 180 tonnes/day of ammonia after meeting the requirements of the urea plant, which would be used as an intermediate in complex fertiliser units.
ZIL is parent company of Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited (CFCL).
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