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Fertilizer Projects

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Fertilizer revival Projects

 

1

 

Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited. (RFCL)

Cabinet in its meeting held on 04.08.2011 approved revival of Ramagundam unit of FCIL through nomination basis by forming a Joint Venture of nominated PSUs by setting up gas based fertilizer plants of 12.7 Lakh Metric Tonne per annum capacity. Accordingly, a Joint Venture Company was incorporated as Ramagundam Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (RFCL). Equity of NFL & EIL is 26% each and FCIL’s 11%. In addition, State Govt. of Telangana has equity of 11%, GAIL -14.3% and HTAS Consortium- 11.7% equity in RFCL.  The overall physical progress of the RFCL project as on 31.08.2020 is 99.70%. The scheduled commercial operation date of RFCL project is 15.11.2020.

 

For more information, please refer RFCL website https://www.rfcl.co.in/.

 

 

2

 

Talcher Fertilizer LTD. (TFL)

 

Cabinet in its meeting held on 04.08.2011 approved revival of Talcher unit of FCIL through nomination basis by forming a Joint Venture of nominated PSUs by setting up gas based fertilizer plants of 1.27 MMTPA capacity. Accordingly, a Joint Venture Company was incorporated as Talcher Fertilizers Ltd. (TFL). Equity of GAIL, RCF & CIL in TFL is 31.85% each & FCIL’s 4.45 %. TFL plant is based on Coal Gasification Technology. The overall physical progress of the TFL project as on 31.08.2020 is 5.8%.

 

The updated status of the TFL project is as under: -

 

  • Environment Clearance of the project received in February, 2018.
  • CCEA approval for RCF equity contribution received in September 2018.
  • MoU signed with IOCL for supply of pet coke in August 2017.
  • Mine allotment agreement for captive coal mine signed in Dec. 2018.
  • Inauguration of “Commencement of works’ ceremony done by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 22nd September. 2018.
  • Investment approval of the project accorded by TFL Board on 29th August 2019 after receipt of approvals by the Promoters.
  • Letter of Intent (LoI) issued to M/s Wuhuan Engineering Company Limited for Coal Gasification and Ammonia/ Urea LSTK Tender on 11th and 19th September 2019 respectively. Zero date of the project is 17th September 2019.

 

  • A proposal regarding formulation of urea policy exclusively for TFL is under active consideration of DoF.

 

  • MoU signed between TFL & CISF for deployment of CISF at TFL site Talcher, Angul on 10th Feb., 2020
  • Kick off meeting of Ammonia/ Urea LSTK contract was held on 19th May 2020.
  • The TFL plant is expected to be commissioned by June, 2024.

 

 

For more information, please refer TFL website http://tflonline.co.in/.

 

 

 

3

 

Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd. (HURL)

 

Cabinet in its meeting held on 13.07.2016 approved revival of Gorakhpur & Sindri units of FCIL and Barauni unit of HFCL through nomination basis by forming a Joint Venture of nominated PSUs by setting up gas based fertilizer plants of 1.27 MMTPA capacity each. Accordingly, a Joint Venture Company was incorporated as Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL). Equity of NTPC, IOCL and CIL is 29.67% each whereas in case of FCIL, it is 10.99 %.

 

The updated status of the Gorakhpur (UP), Sindri (Jharkhand) & Barauni (Bihar) units are as under:-

           

Gorakhpur (UP), Sindri (Jharkhand) &Barauni (Bihar) units

 

  1. The pre-project activities have been completed in respect of all the three projects.
  2. Environmental clearance obtained for Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni Projects.
  3. Gas supply & transportation agreement has been signed with GAIL (India) Ltd for Gorakhpur, Sindri & Barauni Projects.
  4. Lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contracts for Ammonia Urea Fertilizer plants at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni have been awarded.
  5. State Government of Uttar Pradesh, State Government of Bihar & State Government of Jharkhand have waived of stamp duty with respect to Gorakhpur, Barauni&Sindri projects respectively.
  6. CCEA in its meeting held on 01.08.2018 has approved grant of Interest  Free  Loan equivalent to Interest during Construction Component of Rs. 422.28 crore, 415.77 crore and 419.77 crore for Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni projects of HURL. The repayment shall be spread over a period of 11 years. In this connection, a Loan Agreement has been signed between DoF and HURL on 08.09.2020 for disbursal of IFL to HURL.
  7. Project wise Work Progress Details and likely commissioning dates are as under: -

 

 

S.No

Project

Zero Date

Overall Progress (upto 31.08.2020)

Likely Date of Commercial Production

1

Gorakhpur

Feb 2018

81.5 %

August, 2021

2

Barauni

May 2018

74.6 %

December, 2021

3

Sindri

May 2018

75.9 %

December, 2021

 

  • All major Long Lead items have been ordered for all three Projects. 

For more information, please refer HURL website https://www.hurl.net.in/.