Vedanta Resources plc Annual Report & Accounts 2013

Vedanta at a Glance

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Our world-class assets are located in India, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Liberia, Australia and Sri Lanka, producing and supplying commodities to a number of emerging markets.
Revenue by Geography
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Zinc-Lead-Silver +

We are the world’s largest integrated zinc-lead producer with operations in India, Namibia, South Africa and Ireland. We are one of the leading silver producers globally.

Key Strengths
  • The world’s largest zinc-lead mine, the Rampura Agucha Mine in India
  • One of the largest undeveloped zinc deposits in the world at Gamsberg, South Africa
  • Silver-rich ore from the Sindesar Khurd lead-zinc mine in India
Key Statistics

1,227kt

Production volumes (Zinc-lead)

13.1moz

Production volumes (Silver)

US$1,460m

EBITDA

Oil & Gas+

Cairn India is the fastest growing Asian E&P company (winning the Platts Top 250 Energy Company Awards 2012) and ranks among the top 20 independent E&P companies globally. It contributes to over 25% of India’s current domestic crude production.

Key Strengths
  • The Rajasthan block is the largest onshore discovery in India in 20 years and has an estimated 7.3 billion boein place and a basin potential to support 300,000bopd
  • Strong track record of exploration – 26th discovery in the Rajasthan basin achieved recently
Key Statistics

205kboepd

Production volumes

US$2,440m

EBITDA

Iron Ore+

We are India’s largest private sector producer of iron ore.1

1 Except FY2013, as operations were affected by state-wide restrictions on mining in Goa and Karnataka.

Key Strengths
  • Strong exploration success at India operations – net addition of 59mt taking R&R to 433mt
  • Over 1 billion tonnes iron ore deposit at Liberia iron ore project assets, West Africa
Key Statistics

3.7mt

Production volumes

US$84m

EBITDA

Copper+

Our Zambia operations have one of the highest-grade large copper mines in the world. In India, we operate one of the lowest cost custom smelters in the world. Our Australian mines supply a part of the concentrate requirements of our Indian operations.

Key Strengths
  • One of the largest high grade copper mines in the world at Konkola Deeps
  • One of the lowest cost copper custom smelters in the world at Tuticorin, India
Key Statistics

569kt

Production volumes

US$219m

EBITDA (Copper India/Australia)

US$257m

EBITDA (Copper Zambia)

Aluminium+

We are the largest Aluminium producer in India, with strategically located large-scale assets including smelters, captive power plants and mines.

Key Strengths
  • Efficient assets operating in the lower half of the global cost curve with purchased alumina and bauxite
  • Operations located in the bauxite and coal rich regions in Eastern India
Key Statistics

774kt

Production volumes

US$214m

EBITDA

Power+

We are one of the largest independent power producers in India.

Key Strengths
  • 2,400MW power plant at Jharsuguda, India ramping-up
  • Near-term growth from the new 1,980MW Talwandi Sabo plant in India
Key Statistics

8,888mkWh

Production volumes (units sold)

US$215m

EBITDA


  • Zinc - Lead - Silver
  • Copper
  • Power
  • Projects under development
  • Iron Ore
  • Aluminium
  • Oil & Gas
  • Captive power plant
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  • 1 Debari smelter
    2 Chanderiya smelters
    3 Rampura-Agucha mine
    4 Rajpura Dariba mine & smelters and
      Sindesar Khurd mine
    5 Zawar mine
    6 Talwandi Sabo power project
    7 Silvassa refinery
    8 Sesa Goa operations – Goa
    9 Sesa Goa operations – Karnataka
    10 Tuticorin smelter
    11 MALCO power plant
  • 12 Lanjigarh alumina refinery
    13 Jharsuguda smelters & power plants
    14 Korba smelters & power plants
    15 Rajasthan block
    16 Ravva (PKGM-1) block
    17 KG-ONN-2003/1 block
    18 KG-OSN-2009/3 block
    19 PR-OSN-2004/1 block
    20 Cambay (CB/052) block
    21 MB-DWN-2009/1 block1
    22 SL 2007-01-001 block
  • 23 Lisheen mine, Ireland
    24 Mt Lyell mine, Australia
    25 Iron Ore project, Liberia
    26, 27 Konkola and Nchanga copper             mines & Nchanga smelter, Zambia
    28 Skorpion mine, Namibia
    29 Black Mountain mine, South Africa
    30 South Africa Block-1
  • 1 Under force majeure

1 Asia others includes Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.
2 Far East others includes a number of countries, primarily Korea, Thailand, Singapore and Mauritius.
3 Others include the United States, Australia, New Zealand and a number of countries that are not classified in the other available categories.

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