Coal ministry asks Talcher Fertilizers to expedite coal gasification project

The coal ministry reviewed the progress made in operational activities of Talcher Fertilizers Limited and asked it to expedite the coal gasification project.

Talcher Fertilizers Limited is a joint venture between GAIL India Limited, Coal India Limited, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited and Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). The coal gasification-based ammonia-urea project, a first of its kind in the country, would have a design capacity of 2,200 tonnes per day of ammonia and 3,850 tonnes per day of urea. The state-of-the-art plant at Odisha will produce 100 tonne per day of sulphur flakes as a saleable by-product. The plant will produce 2.38 million tonne cubic metres per day of natural gas equivalent synthesis gas from coal.



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