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The second proposal was by the petrochemical major, Indian Oil Corporation Limited to expand its existing refinery unit from 15 MMTPA to 25 MMTPA, and setting up of a petrochemical complex comprising a dual feed cracker, naphtha cracker and Petcoke Gasification Plant at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur with a total investment of Rs 1,00,300 crore, employing around 12,595 people.
The company clarified that petcoke is a solid nonvolatile residue which is obtained as the final still product in the distillation of crude petroleum and whose purity makes it desirable for metallurgical processes, for carbon electrodes, and as a fuel.
Among its recent projects are PetroRabigh Polymers Plants Outsource Maintenance since 2008; Satorp General Maintenance Services, since 2012; Yasref Petcoke & Sulphur operation and maintenance since 2013; Orpic Petcoke Operation and Maintenance since 2016; PetroRabigh 2PL Logistics Services since 2017; Sadara General Maintenance Services since 2019 and ATTM Company General Maintenance Services since 2019.
(TAP) - Civil society activists in Gabes on Saturday observed a sit-in in front of the commercial port of Gabes to reiterate their refusal to unload a shipment of Petcoke they deemed polluting.
In a further irony, the first manganese detection in 2014 came from EPA air monitors sniffing for polution from a petcoke facility.
Green petcoke is used as a fuel whereas calcined petcoke used as a feedstock for wide range of the products such as aluminum, paints, coatings and colorings, etc.
Cement stocks such as Ramco Cements, Shree Cement, Orient Cement and India Cements surged after the government allowed the import of petcoke for use as feedstock in cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and other industries.
Other fuels and oil products such as aviation gas, asphalts, kerosene, naphtha, bunker fuel, lubricating oil, paraffin wax and petcoke were also assessed higher taxes.
"Phase 1 of petcoke gasification is currently under stabilisation, while phase 2 of the gasifiers is under commissioning," it said adding as Jio's first stage of 4G coverage nears completion, the focus has shifted to Fiber to the home (FTTH) and enterprise (commercial launch shortly, but will be gradual.
Other finalists in the category included Atkins for its work on the Al Saadah Stadium in Salalah; Larsen & Toubro (Oman) for its ORPIC Petcoke and Storage Handling Facility; and Services & Trade Co, for its work on The Waterfront.