Read the full article, as featured in the November/ December 2010 edition of BC Insight's 'Fertilizer International.'
On 13 September, it was announced that Shell Research Limited has agreed licence terms with Coromandel International Limited, India, enabling Coromandel to produce sulphur enhanced ammonium phosphate fertilizers at its Visakhapatnam plant for sale in the Indian domestic market. Coromandel may later extend production to its Kakinda complex.
The agreement is a significant breakthrough, enabling Indian farmers to secure sulphur-containing fertilizers. It also represents Shell’s first licensing agreement in Asia for its pioneering Shell Thiogro fertilizer technology. India is the second largest consumer and producer of fertilizers in the world.