a journey through time
Engro has come a long way since its inception, as a fertilizer manufacturing and marketing company, to becoming one of the largest conglomerates in Pakistan. Here is a look at our journey through time which is punctuated with investments that are geared to impact maximum benefit for all our stakeholders.
Celebrating 50 years
Engro commences 50th year since inception of the company.
LNG terminal starts operations
EETL constructed the world's fastest built LNG terminal with commercial operations beginning in March.
Engro signs LNG Service
Engro signs LNG Service Agreement (LSA) for set up of LNG Terminal.
Engro Powergen Qadirpur
Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited conducts a successful listing through Offer For Sale (OFS) – public issue oversubscribed by more than 2.24 times.
Engro Islamic Rupiya
Engro successfully launches Engro Islamic Rupiya in June 2014.
Thar Coal Project
Engro commences groundwork on Thar Coal Project – Block II
Overseas Energy Project
Engro enters into a power project in Nigeria.
IPO – oversubscribed
Engro Fertilizers conducts a successful IPO – oversubscribed by three times.
Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited is incorporated.
Engro Excellence Awards
Engro hosts the first ever Engro Excellence Awards.
Al Safa Halal
Engro acquires Al Safa Halal in Canada.
Engro Eximp FZE, a trading hub is set up in Dubai.
Uniform brand identity
Engro adopts a logo change to reflect a uniform brand identity across its diverse businesses.
Single train urea-ammonia plant
Engro completes construction of the largest single train urea-ammonia plant in the world, with an aggregate capacity of 2.3 million tons.
Engro Rupiya launched
Engro launches Engro Rupiya – the company’s first-ever Term Finance Certificate for the retail segment.
Engro Corporation Limited incorporated
Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited demerges into a diversified conglomerate with Engro Corporation Limited as the holding company.
Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company
Engro enters into the largest public-private partnership in the history of Pakistan by setting up Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company with the Sindh Government.
Back integration of Engro Polymer completed
Engro commences 1.3mt Enven expansion project. Largest industrial investment of $1.1 Bn.
Hussain Dawood becomes Chairman
Hussain Dawood becomes the Chairman of Engro Corporation.
First Ramadan Campaign
Engro launches the first ever TV Commercials for Olper’s (Thematic + Ramadan campaign).
Engro enters foods business and sets up milk processing plant at Sukkur
Engro enters energy business and begins work on a 220 MW power plant based on flared gas.
Engro Eximp formally launched
Engro Eximp formally launched as a trading entity; becomes the largest importer of Phosphatic, Potash and Zinc based fertilizers in Pakistan.
Engro enters automation
Engro enters automation/control business; acquires majority stake in Avanceon.
Engro’s revenue crosses the PKR 12 billion mark.
Dawood Hercules Group becomes Engro’s patron shareholder.
Engro Zarkhez launched
Engro sets up NPK Plant in Karachi at Port Qasim and launches Engro Zarkhez – the branded NPK blend of fertilizer.
Engro Enters Petrochemicals Business
Engro enters petrochemicals business as the sole manufacturer of PVC in Pakistan through a JV with Mitsubishi and Asahi Glass.
Chemical Storage & Handling Business
Engro enters the chemical storage and handling business in a JV with Royak Vopak of Netherlands.
Completion of Pakven 600
Completion of Pakven 600 – Engro’s first post start-up expansion project results in increase in production capacity from 268,000 tons to 600,000 tons per annum.
Company Led Buyout
Exxon divests its equity from fertilizer business globally; the Company is renamed Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited through an employee led buyout.
Renamed to Exxon Chemical
Esso Pakistan Fertilizer Company Limited renamed as Exxon Chemical Pakistan Limited.
Urea Plant Commissioned
Urea plant commissioned; largest foreign investment in private sector in the history of Pakistan.
Esso Pakistan Fertilizer Company
The Company is incorporated as Esso Pakistan Fertilizer Company Limited, to manufacture and market fertilizers.
Mari Gas field
Mari Gas field discovered by Esso Mobil joint venture.