Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, a subsidiary of Dalmia BharatNSE 0.19 % Limited, rolled out its first batch of specialized oil well cement on Thursday.
The company announced that this is the first time that a cement manufacturer has obtained license for manufacturing oil well cement in the North East region from API (American Petroleum Institute) & BIS authorities.
The company stated that Oil – well cement is a unique product which are designed in a manner for cementing onshore and offshore wells under high temperature and high pressure.
Sunil Aggarwal, Executive Director, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited said, “We are delighted to add another feather to our cap by producing and supplying the first batch of Oil Well Cement in Meghalaya. This is one of the many firsts for the company and we have successfully been able to establish ourselves as the market leader in the region.
We are the oldest manufacturers of Oil Well Cement in India and our Dalmiapuram plant in Tamil Nadu has been supplying OWC Duliajan in Assam since 1985. Our technological innovations and efforts towards being the producers of best in class cement has always enabled us to win the trust of our business partners.”
He added, “Our first batch of 150 MT of OWC produced at Umsoo Mootang, Khelrihat plant in Meghalaya has been delivered to our client on Thursday and we are grateful to them for showing their confidence in us.”
The company stated with two major PSUs present in the region, there is high demand for Oil Well Cement. This new production facility will help to serve regional demand more efficiently as it will reduce the delivery lead time. This new facility will primarily help to cater projects across Assam, Tripura and Mizoram as well as markets at Myanmar and Bangladesh. Moreover, it can serve customers at other parts of India.