» Installation of 500 TPD Methanol Plant based on Natural Gas » Installation of 200 TPD Formalin Plant
The Methanol Plants has been envisaged and is under implementation. PMC Consultancy has been engaged for setting up of the above Methanol Plants. The Project is scheduled to be completed by April, 2019.
II. Long Term
1. Based on Methanol produced
a. Installation of D.M.E. (Di-Methyl-Ether) plant.
b. Installation of Bio-Diesel Plant.
2. Based on Formaldehyde produced
a. Sulphonated Formaldehyde
This is a chemical used as additive with cement for bringing down cement requirement for civil constructions.
Assam Petro-Chemicals Ltd. (APL) is amongst the few prestigious PSUs under state Govt. APL is implementing a mega project of 500TPD Methanol and 200 TPD Formaldehyde with a total capital outlay of Rs 1337 Crore with the equity participation from the Govt. of Assam (including AIDC & AGCL) & M/s Oil India Ltd.The company has already issued work order to M/S Engineers India Ltd. (EIL), New Delhi (with technology know-how from Haldor Topsoe , Denmark) for LEPCM services for its 500TPD Methanol plant in the adjacent location of the existing plant under the Methanol-Formalin project. APL has also engaged M/s Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. (TCE) as the Project Management Consultant (PMC) for implementation of the project.The project execution activities are in progress & scheduled to be completed by April, 2019. On commissioning of the new Methanol and Formalin plants, there will be an enhancement of production capacity of APL by 165,000 TPA of Methanol & 70,000 TPA of Formalin respectively.
APL is on its way to be a major Petro-Chemicals complex in the NER thereby opening a new horizon in the industrialization of Assam with its new Methanol-Formalin project. APL would usher economic stability, increase production & productivity & generate direct & indirect employment in Northeast region.