EIL wins $129 million BPCL refinery expansion contract in India10 July 2012
Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) has secured a consultancy services contract worth INR7.2 billion ($129.1 million) from Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) for Integrated Refinery Expansion Project (IREP) in Kochi, Kerala in India.
Scope of the project includes upgrading crude oil refining capacity of the refinery from the present level of 9.5 million metric tons per annum (mmtpa) to 15.5mmtpa.
Under the contract, EIL will provide consultancy services for project management, process design/residual process design, detailed engineering, procurement, inspection and expediting, tendering, construction management and supervision including quality assurance, assistance in start-up, pre-commissioning, commissioning and guarantee test runs for units and facilities of plant.
The major facilities are CDU/VDU, NHT/ISOM-Revamp, DHDT, VGO-HDT, FCCU, Delayed Coker Unit, SRU, ARU, SWS, SR, LPG Treating Unit, CR LPG treating unit, fuel gas treating unit, CPP and associated utilities and offsite facilities.
EIL specializes in the fields of petroleum refining, petrochemicals, pipelines, oil and gas terminal and storages, mining and metallurgy and infrastructure projects. It has now diversified into newer areas such as nuclear, solar and thermal power, water and solid waste management, city gas distribution and fertilizers.