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PESB chairman: Is the government zeroing in on someone?.  LNG Update: Next cargo at Shell terminal only in February, as per port data.  Tellurian's LNG project: Did PLL lose out on a good deal?.  New Delhi airport: ATF supply will be one company's monopoly?.  Nayara expansion: What is happening next.  Tata Projects foray into downstream oil & gas: It has been a lucky break.  Software update: Fertilizer projects.  Bina refinery 2G Ethanol bio-refinery project: An update.  Fertilizer import matrix: Weekly and daily.  RIL's chemical import matrix .  Pradip refinery crude sourcing: Details.  Low production due to COVID-19 raising fuel prices: Dharmendra Pradhan.  Bargarh 2G bio-ethanol project: In trouble.  Bio-refinery-II: The promoter says it is still on track but delayed.  Zero cargoes at Shell's Hazira terminal: Multinational business model leaves the terminal high and dry.  Crude oil terminal: BOO model.  Domestically manufactured iron and steel products will get preference now: Oil companies have to follow new rules.  ONGC's Hazira complex: What caused the fire?.  Cargo terminal privatization: Big spurt likely.  Barmer refinery: Capital approval still pending.  

PESB chairman: Is the government zeroing in on someone?

Jan 19: There is speculation of the government having zeroed in on a PESB chairman.
8But like with all decisions in this government, any speculation can be way off mark. Details

LNG Update: Next cargo at Shell terminal only in February, as per port data

Jan 19: As of yesterday evening data shows that the next LNG cargoes at Shell's 5 MMTPA Hazira terminal are slated for delivery only in February.
8One cargo is coming on the 8th, and the other on the 23rd.
8Till then the data is blank, but we will keep you updated on this on a daily basis.
8Dahej on the other hand has a large lineup
8In Ennore, IOCL is getting in a cargo but only in February from Cameroon liquefaction terminal.
Click on Reports for more. Details

Tellurian's LNG project: Did PLL lose out on a good deal?

Jan 19: As LNG prices rise, did PLL make a mistake by not signing up for the Tellurian project?
8LNG prices are highly volatile, and the US project would look very attractive on paper now.
8Meanwhile, Tellurian says it is going ahead with the construction of the Driftwood LNG project.
Click on Reports for more. Details

New Delhi airport: ATF supply will be one company's monopoly?

Jan 19: A new airport is coming up in Delhi
8And it looks like the ATF supply there will be one company's monopoly
Click on Reports for more. Details

Nayara expansion: What is happening next

Jan 19: What is the latest on the Nayara refinery-cum-petrochemical project?
8There was a flurry of activity, and it is a little quiet now
Find out what is next.
Details

Tata Projects foray into downstream oil & gas: It has been a lucky break

Jan 19: Tata Projects had bagged two sets of projects of consequence in the oil & gas downstream industry.
8In one, it has failed.
8In the other, it is lucky to have a solid manager which will beat it into shape.
8Eventually, quite by default, the company has learned how to survive in this business segment. Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jan 19: Ammonia and Captive Power Unit Greenfield Project  
8Cost - Rs 1920 crore
8Project Event: The project has elicited the terms of references, the final EIA report preparation is likely to be completed in, March 2021. The proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in April 2021. RFO for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in Q2 2021
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project   
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: 99.8 % Erection and installation of mechanical equipment have been completed. The pre-commissioning is ongoing, the commissioning is likely to be completed in February 2021.
Click on Details for more.
Details

Bina refinery 2G Ethanol bio-refinery project: An update

Jan 19: The Bina refinery 2G Ethanol bio-refinery has run into quite a bit of trouble.
8Some environment ministry queries remained unanswered, so the project was delisted
8Then again, COVID-19 and BPCL privatization caused further delays
Click here for more details Details

Fertilizer import matrix: Weekly and daily

Jan 19: The website carries here an update on fertilizer imports ahead.
8As also the entire set of import that had taken place in the last week on a weekly import format
Click on Reports for more. Details

RIL's chemical import matrix

Jan 19: RIL's import line-up ahead (as of today) is:
818000 tonnes of orthoxylene/benzene
818000 tonnes of paraxylene
818000 tonnes of paraxylene/orthoxylene/benzene
8Another 12000 tonnes of paraxylene
835000 tonnes of ethane
811000 tonnes of ethylene
 Click on Reports for more. Details

Pradip refinery crude sourcing: Details

Jan 19: IOCL sources its crude cargoes for Paradip refinery from across the world.
Our forward-looking crude tracker shows that crude being delivered to the refinery consists of the following places
8Agbami
8Zirku Island
8Labuan terminal
8Ras Tanura
8Jebel Dhanna
8Aegina
8Turkey
8Basrah
Click on Reports for more. Details

Low production due to COVID-19 raising fuel prices: Dharmendra Pradhan

Jan 19: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Procurement of Cab Catalyst Details
8Procurement of Ball Valves Details
8Procurement of 500 MT Pentane Details
8Procurement of Transformer Oil Details
8EPC works for Dhamra Haldia Natural Gas Pipeline Project Details
8Procurement of Tyre, Tube, O-ring, Flap for Crane, Hydra, Forklift Details
8Procurement of Hydraulic Torque Wrenches Details
You can also click on Tenders for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs after 25 paise per litre hike Details
8Low production due to COVID-19 raising fuel prices: Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Petrol price rises to all-time high of Rs 91.56 per liter in Mumbai Details
8IEA says oil, gas methane emissions down 10 per cent in 2020 as output fell Details
8Biden may cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit as soon as his first day in office -source Details
8Algeria's oil and gas exports and output down around 10% in 2020 Details
8Crude oil futures decline on low demand Details
8China drew on crude oil inventories in December, unlikely to become a trend Details
8Oil companies, aid groups plan to press Biden to allow Venezuela fuel swaps Details
8Conserving oil, petroleum products is need of hour: Bihar Deputy CM Details
8Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline Keystone XL on first day Details
8Brent crude edges up as optimism over economy trumps demand concerns Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more   Details

Bargarh 2G bio-ethanol project: In trouble

Jan 18: 8It looks like the Bargarh 2G bio-ethanol project, in the petroleum minister's home state, has run into serious trouble.
Find out what happened.
Details

Bio-refinery-II: The promoter says it is still on track but delayed

Jan 18: Promoters of this particular bio-refinery is still wanting to go ahead. But work has got delayed as was the case with other 2G refineries
8Project Cost: 838 crores
8Project Description: The owner along with PMC contractor Engineers India Limited (EIL) is planning to construct an ethanol plant to produce 60 KL fuel-grade ethanol per day, primarily from biomass, and will use approximately 1.5 Lakh tons of biomass per year at Davanagere, Karnataka. PFR report was prepared by Engineers India Limited (EIL). EIA report was prepared by ABC Techno Labs India Pvt. Ltd. but the Environment Clearance (EC) has not been elicited yet.
8Event:RFQ for licensor is expected in March-2021.
Click here for more details. Details

Zero cargoes at Shell's Hazira terminal: Multinational business model leaves the terminal high and dry

Jan 18: The latest data sheet we have is as of end of last week and that data shows Shell's Hazira terminal, otherwise busy around this time of the year, as hshowing no processing of any cargo.
8It is indeed a sad testimony to the multinational driven private sector business model  for LNG in India. With volumes from entities, like RIL drying up because of high prices, the terminal is left with no cargoes to handle.
8The public sector bears the load. "We have not missed out on a single cargo meant for our customers in India," a GAIL official told this website.
8Dabhol therefore has the usual GAIL cargoes coming in
8In Mundra, we could track a GSPC cargo from Bonny scheduled for January 25.
Click on Reports for more. Details

Crude oil terminal: BOO model

Jan 18: 8The BOO model is now sought to be extended to crude oil import terminals
 Click on Reports for more.
Details

Domestically manufactured iron and steel products will get preference now: Oil companies have to follow new rules

Jan 18: Domestically manufactured iron and steel products will get preference now
8Oil companies will have to fall in line
Click on Reports for more. Details

ONGC's Hazira complex: What caused the fire?

Jan 18: There was a big fire at ONGC's Hazira complex last year
8What caused it?
Click on Reports for more.
Details

Cargo terminal privatization: Big spurt likely

Jan 18: 8The imminent transition of 11 of the 12 ports owned by the Central government from running as ‘trusts’ into ‘authorities’ will clear the decks for the biggest privatisation of cargo handling terminals.
Click on Reports for more.
Details

Barmer refinery: Capital approval still pending

Jan 18: Critical projects were awarded for the Barmer Refinery by the HPCL-EIL combine.
8But then capital approval is still pending.
8Find out far out is the budget for the refinery is, as of now. Details

PESB chairman: Is the government zeroing in on someone?

Jan 19: There is speculation of the government having zeroed in on a PESB chairman.
8But like with all decisions in this government, any speculation can be way off mark. Details

LNG Update: Next cargo at Shell terminal only in February, as per port data

Jan 19: As of yesterday evening data shows that the next LNG cargoes at Shell's 5 MMTPA Hazira terminal are slated for delivery only in February.
8One cargo is coming on the 8th, and the other on the 23rd.
8Till then the data is blank, but we will keep you updated on this on a daily basis.
8Dahej on the other hand has a large lineup
8In Ennore, IOCL is getting in a cargo but only in February from Cameroon liquefaction terminal.
Click on Reports for more. Details

Tellurian's LNG project: Did PLL lose out on a good deal?

Jan 19: As LNG prices rise, did PLL make a mistake by not signing up for the Tellurian project?
8LNG prices are highly volatile, and the US project would look very attractive on paper now.
8Meanwhile, Tellurian says it is going ahead with the construction of the Driftwood LNG project.
Click on Reports for more. Details

New Delhi airport: ATF supply will be one company's monopoly?

Jan 19: A new airport is coming up in Delhi
8And it looks like the ATF supply there will be one company's monopoly
Click on Reports for more. Details

Nayara expansion: What is happening next

Jan 19: What is the latest on the Nayara refinery-cum-petrochemical project?
8There was a flurry of activity, and it is a little quiet now
Find out what is next.
Details

Tata Projects foray into downstream oil & gas: It has been a lucky break

Jan 19: Tata Projects had bagged two sets of projects of consequence in the oil & gas downstream industry.
8In one, it has failed.
8In the other, it is lucky to have a solid manager which will beat it into shape.
8Eventually, quite by default, the company has learned how to survive in this business segment. Details

Software update: Fertilizer projects

Jan 19: Ammonia and Captive Power Unit Greenfield Project  
8Cost - Rs 1920 crore
8Project Event: The project has elicited the terms of references, the final EIA report preparation is likely to be completed in, March 2021. The proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in April 2021. RFO for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in Q2 2021
Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project   
8Cost - Rs 200 crore
8Project Event: 99.8 % Erection and installation of mechanical equipment have been completed. The pre-commissioning is ongoing, the commissioning is likely to be completed in February 2021.
Click on Details for more.
Details

Bina refinery 2G Ethanol bio-refinery project: An update

Jan 19: The Bina refinery 2G Ethanol bio-refinery has run into quite a bit of trouble.
8Some environment ministry queries remained unanswered, so the project was delisted
8Then again, COVID-19 and BPCL privatization caused further delays
Click here for more details Details

Fertilizer import matrix: Weekly and daily

Jan 19: The website carries here an update on fertilizer imports ahead.
8As also the entire set of import that had taken place in the last week on a weekly import format
Click on Reports for more. Details

RIL's chemical import matrix

Jan 19: RIL's import line-up ahead (as of today) is:
818000 tonnes of orthoxylene/benzene
818000 tonnes of paraxylene
818000 tonnes of paraxylene/orthoxylene/benzene
8Another 12000 tonnes of paraxylene
835000 tonnes of ethane
811000 tonnes of ethylene
 Click on Reports for more. Details

Pradip refinery crude sourcing: Details

Jan 19: IOCL sources its crude cargoes for Paradip refinery from across the world.
Our forward-looking crude tracker shows that crude being delivered to the refinery consists of the following places
8Agbami
8Zirku Island
8Labuan terminal
8Ras Tanura
8Jebel Dhanna
8Aegina
8Turkey
8Basrah
Click on Reports for more. Details

Low production due to COVID-19 raising fuel prices: Dharmendra Pradhan

Jan 19: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Procurement of Cab Catalyst Details
8Procurement of Ball Valves Details
8Procurement of 500 MT Pentane Details
8Procurement of Transformer Oil Details
8EPC works for Dhamra Haldia Natural Gas Pipeline Project Details
8Procurement of Tyre, Tube, O-ring, Flap for Crane, Hydra, Forklift Details
8Procurement of Hydraulic Torque Wrenches Details
You can also click on Tenders for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs after 25 paise per litre hike Details
8Low production due to COVID-19 raising fuel prices: Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Petrol price rises to all-time high of Rs 91.56 per liter in Mumbai Details
8IEA says oil, gas methane emissions down 10 per cent in 2020 as output fell Details
8Biden may cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit as soon as his first day in office -source Details
8Algeria's oil and gas exports and output down around 10% in 2020 Details
8Crude oil futures decline on low demand Details
8China drew on crude oil inventories in December, unlikely to become a trend Details
8Oil companies, aid groups plan to press Biden to allow Venezuela fuel swaps Details
8Conserving oil, petroleum products is need of hour: Bihar Deputy CM Details
8Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline Keystone XL on first day Details
8Brent crude edges up as optimism over economy trumps demand concerns Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more   Details

Bargarh 2G bio-ethanol project: In trouble

Jan 18: 8It looks like the Bargarh 2G bio-ethanol project, in the petroleum minister's home state, has run into serious trouble.
Find out what happened.
Details

Bio-refinery-II: The promoter says it is still on track but delayed

Jan 18: Promoters of this particular bio-refinery is still wanting to go ahead. But work has got delayed as was the case with other 2G refineries
8Project Cost: 838 crores
8Project Description: The owner along with PMC contractor Engineers India Limited (EIL) is planning to construct an ethanol plant to produce 60 KL fuel-grade ethanol per day, primarily from biomass, and will use approximately 1.5 Lakh tons of biomass per year at Davanagere, Karnataka. PFR report was prepared by Engineers India Limited (EIL). EIA report was prepared by ABC Techno Labs India Pvt. Ltd. but the Environment Clearance (EC) has not been elicited yet.
8Event:RFQ for licensor is expected in March-2021.
Click here for more details. Details

Zero cargoes at Shell's Hazira terminal: Multinational business model leaves the terminal high and dry

Jan 18: The latest data sheet we have is as of end of last week and that data shows Shell's Hazira terminal, otherwise busy around this time of the year, as hshowing no processing of any cargo.
8It is indeed a sad testimony to the multinational driven private sector business model  for LNG in India. With volumes from entities, like RIL drying up because of high prices, the terminal is left with no cargoes to handle.
8The public sector bears the load. "We have not missed out on a single cargo meant for our customers in India," a GAIL official told this website.
8Dabhol therefore has the usual GAIL cargoes coming in
8In Mundra, we could track a GSPC cargo from Bonny scheduled for January 25.
Click on Reports for more. Details

Crude oil terminal: BOO model

Jan 18: 8The BOO model is now sought to be extended to crude oil import terminals
 Click on Reports for more.
Details

Domestically manufactured iron and steel products will get preference now: Oil companies have to follow new rules

Jan 18: Domestically manufactured iron and steel products will get preference now
8Oil companies will have to fall in line
Click on Reports for more. Details

ONGC's Hazira complex: What caused the fire?

Jan 18: There was a big fire at ONGC's Hazira complex last year
8What caused it?
Click on Reports for more.
Details

Cargo terminal privatization: Big spurt likely

Jan 18: 8The imminent transition of 11 of the 12 ports owned by the Central government from running as ‘trusts’ into ‘authorities’ will clear the decks for the biggest privatisation of cargo handling terminals.
Click on Reports for more.
Details

Barmer refinery: Capital approval still pending

Jan 18: Critical projects were awarded for the Barmer Refinery by the HPCL-EIL combine.
8But then capital approval is still pending.
8Find out far out is the budget for the refinery is, as of now. Details
  • Jan 18: Rs 6000 crore ammonia-urea plant: Pre-commissioning ongoing, likely to go on stream in February/March:Details
  • Jan 18: Bio-refinery-II: The promoter says it is still on track but delayed:Details
  • Jan 18: 89 lakh tonnes of chemical imports tracked :Details
  • Jan 18: Zero cargoes at Shell's Hazira terminal: Multinational business model leaves the terminal high and dry:Details
  • Jan 18: 6.71 million tonnes of crude imports are getting tracked: Minimal unscheduled maintenance:Details
  • Jan 18: 75 lakh tonnes of rock phosphate, DAP, urea, and MOP imports:Details