JSPL shares down 4.5% on scrapping $10 bn CTL project in Odisha #News #Odisha

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JSPL shares down 4.5% on scrapping $10 bn CTL project in Odisha #News #Odisha

Shares of Jindal Steel and Power on Tuesday fell by 4.5 per cent after it scrapped plans to set up a USD 10 billion coal-to-liquid (CTL) project at Angul in Odisha.jspl-eodisha.org

JSPL’s scrip tumbled 4.49 per cent to Rs 142.35 on the BSE. At the NSE, it was down 4.42 per cent to Rs 142.40.

Jindal Steel and Power had yesterday said it has scrapped plans to set up a USD 10 billion coal-to-liquid (CTL) project at Angul in Odisha following the recent cancellation of Ramchandi mine by the Supreme Court.

“The CTL project was linked with the coal block. If the coal block is gone, then the project is gone,” JSPL Chairman Naveen Jindal had told PTI.

JSPL was allotted Ramchandi Promotional Coal Block, with an estimated reserve of 1,500 million tonnes on February 27, 2009 for the project.

The USD 10 billion project was supposed to produce 80,000 of crude using German firm Lurgi’s technology.

The project was also to include setting up of a 1,350 MW power plant and mine development expenses.


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