27 March 2009 16:11 [Source: ICIS news]
NEW DELHI (ICIS news)--India’s 15 gas-based urea plants will produce an additional 7m tonnes/year after entering into a deal with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to increase feedstock supply, the company said on Friday.
RIL has signed separate gas sales and purchase agreements (GSPAs) with 12 companies that own the 15 plants located across the country. The five-year agreements will see the supply of 15m standard cubic metres per day (MMSCMD) to the plants.
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RIL President & CEO (Petroleum) PMS Prasad said the additional urea production of 7m tonnes/year would reduce
The fertilizer companies that signed the GSPAs include Tata Chemicals Limited, National Fertilizers Limited, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company and Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals.
The GSPAs have been facilitated by the Indian government. Senior government officials were present at the agreement signing event on Friday.To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
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