Vishakapatnam Petrochemicals Plant

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The biggest Vishakapatnam Petrochemicals Plant is called Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd. It was promoted jointly in 1984 by two major bodies viz., Andhra Sugars Ltd. and Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation.

Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd. is mainly into the production of Oxoalcohols and it possesses a license to produce 30000 mtpa of Oxoalcohols. The company started its operations in 1994 and since then, it has efficiently raised its production capacity to 42000 mtpa.

The plant uses state-of-the-art technology supplied from London and was started with an investment capital amounting to ` 2290 million. The products that the plant specializes in are:

  • I-Butanol Product Spec (wt %)
  • N-Butanol Product Spec (wt %)
  • 2-EH Product spec (wt %)

I-Butanol is used in amino resin, isobutyl, acetate, plasticizers, printing inks, urethane catalysts, nitro cellulose lacquers, rubber chemicals, pesticides, resins, pharmaceuticals, varnishes, etc.

N-Butanol is used in adhesives, acrylates, plasticizers, and detergents. 2-EH product is used for acrylates, lube and fuel additives, surfactants, mining, solvent extractions, oil, agro-chemicals, and machinery lubricants.

Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd. being the biggest Vishakapatnam Petrochemicals Plant, has been upgrading its facilities, which include APGPCL power, sea water cooling tower, diesel power generation, steam generation, and raw water storage.

The following are the addresses of the various offices belonging to Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd:

Plant factory
The Andhra Petrochemicals Limited
Naval Dock yard,
Post Box No.1401
Vishakapatnam(A.P.) - 530 014,
Contact: 0891 - 2578340 - 343

Head Office
The Andhra Petrochemicals Limited
Tanuku - 534 215
West Godavari Dist.(A.P.)
Contact: 08819 - 224075

Marketing department
The Andhra Petrochemicals Limited
202A, My Home Sarovar Plaza
Secretariat Road,
Hyderabad (A.P.)- 500 063
Contact: 040 - 23420666 - 67

Last Updated on 13 December 2011