Toyo Engineering Corp. has announced that it has been awarded a contract for the construction of a large scale fertilizer complex in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh state, India.
The complex will be jointly constructed with Toyo Engineering India Private Ltd for Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd (HURL). HURL is a fertilizer company jointly established by National Thermal Power Corp. (a state power company in India), Coal India Ltd (a state coal mining company) and Indian Oil Corp. Ltd (a state oil company).
The fertilizer complex will consist of an ammonia plant with a capacity of 2200 tpd, a urea plant with a capacity of 3850 tpd, and a utility supply facility. According to the statement, the ammonia production technology of Kellogg Brown & Root LLC, USA and Toyo’s urea synthesis technology, ACES 21®, will be used.
The project is part of a series of national projects promoted under the ‘Make in India’ slogan introduced by the Indian Government, which aims to achieve full domestic production of chemical fertilizers. With this contract, Toyo has become the first project contractor.