The second award from BPCL this year, the contract is the single largest package of the BPCL Kochi integrated refinery expansion project
- Current order book now stands in excess of USD 4 billion
- EPCC contract of coke drum structure package (CDSP) of delayed coker unit at BPCL Kochi refinery for the integrated refinery expansion project
- EPL to commission the project in 27 months
- EPL consolidates its presence in the hydrocarbon sector
Dubai: Essar Projects (EPL), a global EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) company headquartered in Dubai, today announced that it has secured a contract valued at approximately Rs. 700 crore from Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL). The order is for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning/ commissioning assistance (EPCC) of the coke drum structure package (CDSP) of the delayed coker unit (DCU) at the BPCL Kochi refinery for the integrated refinery expansion project.
On bagging this project Mr Alwyn Bowden, President & CEO, Essar Projects (EPL) said, “This is the second award from BPCL this year, reinforcing our commitment to our key customers as we continue to deliver value to their operations.”
The scope of work includes project management, residual process design, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning, and performance testing of the coke drum structure package (CDSP) of the delayed coker unit for BPCL.
On the occasion Mr Amit Gupta, CEO, Hydrocarbon SBU- Essar Projects (EPL) said, “This is the third coker unit that Essar Project’s Hydrocarbon SBU would have setup and this contract is the single largest package of the BPCL Kochi integrated refinery expansion project.”
The BPCL Kochi refinery is in the process of expanding the refinery facilities from 9.5 to 15.5 MMTPA as part of the integrated refinery expansion project (IREP) for which Engineers India Limited (EIL) has been appointed as the project management consultant (PMC).
The DCU has a capacity of 3.84 MMTPA and the process licensor for the unit is M/s. CB&I- Lummus Technology. The overall project schedule for this project is 27 months, including commissioning.
About Essar Projects (EPL)
Essar Projects is a global EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) company offering a unique collaborative end-to-end project development and delivery model for major (mega) projects, back integrated into the supply chain and forward integrated into the operator’s mind set.
EPL offers its expertise to the following industries: Oil & gas (upstream, mid-stream & downstream) including cross-country pipelines and terminals - offshore and onshore, infrastructure (ports and marine, civil and building), power (including hydroelectric) and minerals and metals and has presence in over 20 countries spread across five continents. The company has over four decades of experience in delivering projects and has recently added a concessions business to its product offerings. EPL is headquartered in Dubai and operates across regions through wholly-owned subsidiaries.
EPL has a large engineering and procurement division in-house as well as extensive fabrication facilities and a large construction equipment bank.
About the Essar Projects Hydrocarbons Business:
Essar Projects Limited (EPL) has proven capabilities in delivering world-class facilities to the hydrocarbons industry. EPL is currently executing USD400 million OSBL works at Jurong Aromatics Complex in Singapore for Jurong Aromatics Corporation (JAC) and nine process units on a LSTK basis for the 15 MMTPA refinery at Paradeep in Odisha (India) for Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). It also has a big presence in the Middle East and is presently executing contracts worth USD170 million in that region. In addition to these, EPL is executing work for GAIL (India) Limited, HPCL, Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL) and on EPC basis for Matix Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited of ammonia capacity 2200 TPD and urea capacity 3850 TPD, which is the biggest urea fertilizer plant in India.
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