Showing posts with label Essar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Essar. Show all posts

Friday, January 24, 2014

Blast in Essar refinery

Major blast was reported in Jamnagar Essar Refinery. It is reported that two person were killed in the blast.

More details are awaited

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Independence Day - new Dwarka district

Congratulations to all the residents of Dwarka, Kalyanpur, Khambhalia and Bhanvad 

New Dwarka district will be announced most likely tomorrow on independence day.
Khambhalia citizens will enjoy more as they are for getting a new District Headquarter. 

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Essar Refinery Expansion - Units Commissioned

Essar Oil Ltd had commissioned two additional units of its flagship Vadinar Refinery in Jamnagar , this steps are progression of its Rs 8,300 crore expansion plan..

Stating the details, Essar spokesman explained the additions , one vacuum gas oil hydrotreating unit (VGOHDT) and the Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) are commissioned at Jamnagar refinery complex, this will help Essar refinery to be better at Nelson index and increase the refining margin for better profitability.

Essar has also commissioned an effluent treatment plant (ETP) as part of the Phase-I expansion project. Only thing remained to be commissioned is the Coker unit and then the expansion will be completed.
With this expansion Essar will achieve 18 MTPA or 3.75 lakh barrels per day capacity. Increased Nelson index will be 11.8 form existing 6.1, new unit will also produce naphtha, kerosene and gas oil (diesel).

Managing director and CEO, Essar Oil, LK Gupta said the Vadinar Refinery, would be among the world's most complex refineries, capable of producing fuels that met the world's most stringent emission norms.

More on Essar Refinery Jamnagar :

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Essar Oil Commissioned new Unit

Essar Oil Limited announced the completion of new unit at Vadinar refinery, with this new unit Essar will be able to produce Euro iV grade patrol, read more at

Thursday, January 13, 2011

GVK to build LNG terminal in Jamnagar

GVK Power and Infrastructure was first to link Jamnagar with Vibrant Gujarat 2011.

GVK has entered an agreement with Gujarat government for creating a new LNG importing terminal Okha Madhi in Jamnagar.

GVK is planning to invest around 7,000 crore to develop the LNG terminal, there will be a private coal terminal and Maritime city at Okhamadhi.

GVK already has two LNG terminals at Dahej (Petronet LNG) and Hazira (Shell India and Total).

Essar Bulk Terminals also inked two MoUs totalling over 8,100 crore for jetty expansions, the second agreement deals with expansion of the Salaya jetty which is presently under construction for coal handling.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Vibrant Gujarat 2011 - Whats for Jamnagar

With MOUs over a One Lakh Crore being signed for Gujarat, Jamnagar and nearby places do get many MOUs in place.
With big names like Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani , Chanda Kochar etc announcing the details of various MOU, Saurashtra, Kutch and rest of Gujarat is looking forward for news of investments.

Mukesh Ambani may announce details of proposed power plant and newly known rubber plant built in collaboration with SIBUR  Russia, Essar has announced expansions of plant.

Vibrant Gujarat 2011 seen presence of Prime minister of Rawanda, Canadian High Commissioner.

The focus of the celebration was brand ambassador of Gujarat, Shri Amitabh Bachchan.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Freak accident killed three labourers

In Rozi port area near Jamnagar, three labourers were killed in a tragic accident.

According to police officials, the labourers were sleeping under cotton bags due to sheer cold in the region, while they were sleeping in morning; other labours unaware that someone could be sleeping in the cotton bag pileup started dumping heavy substances and more cotton bags, resulting to death of three labourers. They died due to suffocation. In other incident a labour at Essar's oil refinery in Jamnagar district also died when a heavy substance fell off from a crane.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Shops Closing at 12 in night.

With every new police officer there are good things to the city, and sometimes not so good.

DSP Subash Trivedi had bought peace to the city yet few things can be eased out for common man, with new DSP most of the shops and eateries are now being closed at around 12 in night, worst of all common hangout areas like S.T.Stand , Hospital are also asked to be shutdown by midnight, Jamnagari do like to hangout in night and there was never a case when law and order got disturbed by this.

DSP should look into this matter and take neccessary steps.

Monday, August 9, 2010

HPCL Refinery : RIL Jamnagar's New Challenge

Around 50 senior engineers recently left Reliance Industries (RIL) Jamnagar to join HPCL Mittal Energy Ltd's upcoming 9MMT Guru Gobind Singh Refinery at Bathinda in Punjab.

Considering recent refining growth in India, RIL and ESSAR refineries around Jamnagar were the only option left for poaching. most of the new refineries are built on UOP technology which serves as common ground for most of the engineers to venture in different companies.

A HR Analyst also said that this trend is just started and may be increasing over the time.


Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Jamnagar ni jay

Naam bhale Jamnagar hoy,Pan Chota Kaashi pehchan 6,
Ek Bhujiyo Kotho ne bijo Lakhota amari jaan 6,
Army,Navy,Airforce amari shan 6,
Ekvar avine juo, Marvanu pan mann thay evu smashan 6,
Kanku Kajal, BANDHNI, Surmo, Mithai,Pan ne Brass nu jag aakhama naam 6,
Reliance,Essar,TATA ne GSFC ni jagat aakha ni jaan 6e,
Solarium nu India ma naam 6 ane Aryurved nu to DUNIYA ma naam 6,aavu
amaru Jamnagar 6,ho bhai.

Jay Ho Jamnagar ni.


Thanks to Haresh pandya

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Essar Oil Refinery Expansion Plans

Essar Oil Ltd, flagship company of The Ruia Group is planning to continue the Vadinar Jamnagar Refinery expansion.

Essar Oil Ltd, confirmed yesterday its plans to go ahead with the expansion of its Jamnagar refinery and continuing business of petroleum retail businesses spread across the country.

The company is also laying down phased plan to expand into petrochemicals, the natural progression for any refinery, till after the second stage of refinery expansion is completed in December 2011.

This expansion project would cost about $5.5 billion, is being implemented in two phases for which the company has a loan commitment of about $4.55 billion, $700 million is from commitments in foreign loans and the remaining is from Indian lenders. Essar did mentioned that they can go for more foreign lending.

Current expansion plans are needed for Essar to de-bottleneck and upgrade its existing Jamnagar refinery, Essar is hoping to increase Jamnagar refinery's annual output capacity from 13 million tonnes (mt) to 16 mt (330,000 barrels a day) in the first phase. This phase will cost Rs 7,810 crore and it will involve installation of additional processing units (such as coker and hydro-treaters), a hydrogen-manufacturing unit and revamping of some of the existing units. The company is taking Rs 4,600-crore debt for the first phase, which is expected to be completed by December 31, 2010.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit - Essar Signs MOU

Essar Oil will sign four major MoUs with the government in Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit (VGGIS) - 09

Proposed investment is of Rs.21,000 crore.

Mainly these MoUs includes expansion plans of the refinery and petrochemical complex to be set up at Vadinar, Jamnagar.


Saturday, December 27, 2008

Jamnagar Business Unit's Security Meeting held

As tension between India and Pakistan rises, Jamnagar is holding tight on security.
Business estabishments across district meet up yesterday to discuss the issue, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) organised this meeting at Reliance Refinery in Moti Khavdi.
Representatives from RPL, IOC, Essar, GAIL, district police, Coast Guard, IAF  and officials from state and central IB were present in the meeting.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Essar Cancelled Jamnagar SEZ Proposal

Adverse Financial condition has taken toll of 1125 1,125 hectare Essar Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Jamnagar.

Proposal of creating 16-20 MMTPA petrochemical refinery at the cost of Rs 15,000 crore is cancelled.

It is to note that recently DLF Ltd withdrew a SEZ in Delhi.

Currently petrochemical complex in Jamnagar (Reliance and Essar) are contributing 40% of India's petro-chemical needs, if the refinery expansion was not cancelled then Jamnagar share could reach to 50%.


Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Essar Power Doubled Power Plant Capacity

Essar Power is working on to double the capacity of its proposed power plant in the Jamnagar

Capacity upgrade will be from 1,200 MW to 2,400 MW.  The project cost for expansion is estimated to be about Rs 4,500 crore.

It is to note that Essar Power is one of the four companies shortlisted by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) for power purchase bids for about 2,000 MW.


Monday, October 13, 2008

Essar Reducing SEZ Size to One-Fifth

In a setback news for Jamnagar industries, Essar Oil Ltd, a $50 billion Essar Group company is asking for Centre's approval to reduce the size of its Jamnagar special economic zone (SEZ) to around 200 hectare (less than one-fifth) from 1,125 hectare.

Also the company also wants to reclassify the proposed project as petrochemical SEZ Only. Reason being that the company has been facing problem in land acquisition and finance.

Although the company officials neither approved nor denied the matter, they do reconfirmed that capacity of their exiting 10.5 MTPA refinery will be expanded to around 34-35 MTPA.

Officials said ditto for the 1,200 mw captive power plant (under construction at Vadinar)

Essar's next Jamnagar venture, 1,200 mw imported coal-based power plant at Salaya had cleared all documentation hurdles, this project is under MOU with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for supply of 1,000 mw on long-term basis, this plant's construction and maint. is executed by a Chinese company.


Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Essar Oil Vadinar Production Started

Essar Oil has declared commencement of commercial production with effect from May 1, 2008 in its Vadinar (Jamnagar) Refinery.

Essar Oil announced that all the units of the 10.5 MMTPA refinery at Vadinar ( Jamnagar) have been operating satisfactorily.

Vadinar Power Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.


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Friday, April 25, 2008

Essar Refinery to get 8500 Cr Tax exemption

Essar Refinery to get 8500 Cr Tax exemption

Jamnagar's Essar Oil Refinery will get 8500 Cr. Re Sales Tax Exemption, Gujarat High Court declared the same in a hearing today.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Jamnagar - RIL Blamed for Cooking Gas Crisis

The Central Government found out a great reason for Cooking Gas Supply Crisis,

Govt blamed Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries Ltd and Essar Oil of the Ruias for shortage of cooking gas in some parts of the country.

Minister of State for Petroleum Dinsha Patel ( Who lost against Narendra Modi  in Gujarat elections) blamed the private refiners had reduced their supplies during January.

It is believed that Cooking gas Pipeline from Jamnagar to Bhatinda was running dry and the scarcity was kind of artificial

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