BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Petcoke


Much has been made of China’s terrible air pollution problems throughout this year.   Since January, when the AQI hit the 900 mark (compared to a limit of 50), Beijing’s air has been oscillating between polluted and downright hazardous to health, with a random few days of sparkling clear air. So the government has set […]

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The petroleum coke calcination industry in India is going through a difficult period. The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) which has a monopoly on the production of anode grade green cokes, is finding it difficult to get bidders for the e-auctions it conducts. Calciners stayed away from bidding in the April 2013 e-auction which was actually […]

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Excerpted from our monthly India report, email enquiries@az-china.com for subscription details. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) conducted GPC e-auctions on 29 January 2013, and the results of which for three refineries are tabulated below. Abbreviations used: ICL – India Carbon Group; MGI – Maniyar Group of Industries; GIL – Graphite India Limited; PI – Premier Industries; […]

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We will be attending the Asian Petcoke conference in Hongkong Oct 7-9. We look forward to having some good discussions. If you’re also planning to attend and would like to schedule a meeting with us, email charissa.trahms@az-china.com

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Word on the street is that the NDRC is set to increase the retail price of gasoline and gas oil from tomorrow.   The retail price of gas will rise by RMB0.4 per litre, according to industry players. China last raised gasoline prices about 1 month ago. An increase to the retail price gives a […]

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A excerpt from this month’s AZ China India report: Sales of GPC from  the Indian Oil Corporation’s (IOC) Barauni, Bongaigaon, Guwahati, Digboi and Koyali refineries to eligible buyers having plants in the states where the refineries are located, were stopped on 28 July 2012, and all were notified that thereafter sales would only be through […]

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