Manali Naptha to Natural Gas Feedstock Conversion Project   
Project Code 6000004444
Project Name Manali Naptha to Natural Gas Feedstock Conversion Project
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Fertilizer Project Stage Construction
Project Cost Rs. 250.00 Cr.  Project Phase Erection & Installation
NIC Subcode(s) Description
20121 Manufacture of urea and other organic fertilizers
Facility Name Manali Ammonia-Urea Fertilizers Complex Status Running 
Sector Fertilizer Main Energy Source Fuel Oil  
Commissioning Date 12-1971  Other Energy Sources Diesel  
Address Head Office Manali Industrial Area
Chennai*, Tamil Nadu
600068, India
Telephone 044-25945210
Fax 044-25941010
Owner Madras Fertilizers Limited Madras Fertilizers Limited Website http://madrasfert.nic.in/
Operator Madras Fertilizers Limited Madras Fertilizers Limited Website http://madrasfert.nic.in/
Unit Name Unit Status Unit Category Commissioning Date
Manali Ammonia Unit Manali Ammonia Unit Running Ammonia Unit 12-1971
Manali Urea Unit Manali Urea Unit Running Urea Unit 12-1971
Manali NPK Fertilizer Unit Manali NPK Fertilizer Unit Running NPK Unit 12-1971
Company Name Company Classification
Madras Fertilizers Limited Owner
Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL) Project Management Consultant

Madras Fertilizer Limited has begun completing some of the modification jobs to change its feedstock from Naptha to Natural gas at Manali in Tamilnadu.The modifications are Natural Gas Feed and Fuel Preheater, Natural Gas Fuel Preheater, Primary Reformer Burners, Secondary HDS Reactor with a new charge of HDS catalyst, Modification in piping around Secondary HDS Reactor, Modification in Primary Reformer fuel circuit, NG pre-heat coil, and charging of ZNO catalyst. Due to non-availability of gas pipeline connectivity to the Southern part of India sourcing of natural gas could not be carried out by MFL. The company has signed a. Heads of Agreement with IOCL for the supply of Natural Gas from IOCL's proposed Ennore LNG Terminal which is likely to be commissioned in June 2018. The Project Consultant is PDIL. Further activity depends on when gas supply will be available to the plant

Thermax, J& K, and Furnace Engineering are in the race for supply cum erection of NG Preheater(D1153) and NG feed Preheat Coil(D1206). tender is likely to be finalized in April 2018.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
1/Jan/2017 1/Apr/2018 1/Apr/2018 1/Aug/2017 1/Jun/2018 23/Jul/2019
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Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.H Gunasekaran Owner General Manager Madras Fertilizers Limited Madras Fertilizers Limited Chennai* 044 - 25941133 17/02/2020
Mr.M Palaniswami Owner Deputy General Manager- Production Madras Fertilizers Limited Madras Fertilizers Limited Chennai* 044 - 25955420 17/02/2020
Mr.R R Kumar Operator General Manager & Head Of Department Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL) Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL) Noida 0120 - 2529839 05/06/2020

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