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Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp urea plant

Post-revamp, urea capacity at its Goa site will increase from 1350 MTPD to 1800 MTPD

Rakesh Rao  |  Mumbai 

Zuari Agro Ltd will invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp its ammonia-plant in Goa, making it more energy efficient and increasing the production. “The Board of Directors of the company has approved the integrated revamp of ammonia-plants at a cost of approximately Rs 1300 crores,” said Zuari Agro in a BSE filing on Monday. The revamp is expected to take around 25-30 months.

Consequently, the capacity will increase from 1350 metric tonne per day (MTPD) to 1800 MTPD and energy per tonne of will be 5.39 Gcal as against existing 6.67 Gcal.

The New Policy 2015 by the Department of Fertilizers, GoI, mandates all vintage plants to bring down their energy consumption. Zuari Agro Chemicals’ plant is in vintage category as defined by Department of Fertilizers.

To make the plant more energy efficient coupled with enhanced capacity to meet market demand it is necessary to undertake revamp of existing facilities, said a company official explaining the rationale behind the move.

After revamp, which will result in increasing production & reducing energy consumption, ZACL will become one of the highly energy-efficient plants in the country.

The company has a manufacturing facility at Goa, with four plants, dedicated to provide farmers with urea, DAP and NPK based

First Published: Thu, May 25 2017. 13:28 IST
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Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp urea plant

Post-revamp, urea capacity at its Goa site will increase from 1350 MTPD to 1800 MTPD

Post-revamp, urea capacity at its Goa site will increase from 1350 MTPD to 1800 MTPD
Zuari Agro Ltd will invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp its ammonia-plant in Goa, making it more energy efficient and increasing the production. “The Board of Directors of the company has approved the integrated revamp of ammonia-plants at a cost of approximately Rs 1300 crores,” said Zuari Agro in a BSE filing on Monday. The revamp is expected to take around 25-30 months.

Consequently, the capacity will increase from 1350 metric tonne per day (MTPD) to 1800 MTPD and energy per tonne of will be 5.39 Gcal as against existing 6.67 Gcal.

The New Policy 2015 by the Department of Fertilizers, GoI, mandates all vintage plants to bring down their energy consumption. Zuari Agro Chemicals’ plant is in vintage category as defined by Department of Fertilizers.

To make the plant more energy efficient coupled with enhanced capacity to meet market demand it is necessary to undertake revamp of existing facilities, said a company official explaining the rationale behind the move.

After revamp, which will result in increasing production & reducing energy consumption, ZACL will become one of the highly energy-efficient plants in the country.

The company has a manufacturing facility at Goa, with four plants, dedicated to provide farmers with urea, DAP and NPK based

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Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp urea plant

Post-revamp, urea capacity at its Goa site will increase from 1350 MTPD to 1800 MTPD

Zuari Agro Ltd will invest Rs 1300 crore to revamp its ammonia-plant in Goa, making it more energy efficient and increasing the production. “The Board of Directors of the company has approved the integrated revamp of ammonia-plants at a cost of approximately Rs 1300 crores,” said Zuari Agro in a BSE filing on Monday. The revamp is expected to take around 25-30 months.

Consequently, the capacity will increase from 1350 metric tonne per day (MTPD) to 1800 MTPD and energy per tonne of will be 5.39 Gcal as against existing 6.67 Gcal.

The New Policy 2015 by the Department of Fertilizers, GoI, mandates all vintage plants to bring down their energy consumption. Zuari Agro Chemicals’ plant is in vintage category as defined by Department of Fertilizers.

To make the plant more energy efficient coupled with enhanced capacity to meet market demand it is necessary to undertake revamp of existing facilities, said a company official explaining the rationale behind the move.

After revamp, which will result in increasing production & reducing energy consumption, ZACL will become one of the highly energy-efficient plants in the country.

The company has a manufacturing facility at Goa, with four plants, dedicated to provide farmers with urea, DAP and NPK based

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