MOSCOW (MRC) -- Indian Oil Corporation Limited is expanding the petrochemical capacity of its Gujarat refinery (LuPech Project), said Hydrocarbonprocessing.
Nuberg EPC, the leading Indian Global EPC and turnkey project management company today announced that it has been selected by Indian Oil for the construction of Rs 650+ crore Sulfur Recovery Plant consisting of Sulfur Recovery Unit (1 x 400 TPD) including control room and substation for sulfur block under international competitive bidding. Indian Oil, a Government of India Enterprise, is the country's top refiner and fuel retailer. The Sulphur Recovery Plant is being built with in Indian Oil's existing facility of Vadodra, Gujaratfor Petrochemical and Lube Integration Project.
Nuberg EPC shall be executing this project using the latest French technology to future proof Indian Oil's Environmental Sustainability and augmenting Sulphur production capability. The 1 x 400 TPD Sulphur Recovery Unit will enable Indian Oil to recover sulfur from Sour Gas a by-product of the refinery. The Plant is expected to be ready for production in just 28 months. The company is taking up the project on LSTK basis including the technology.
On being awarded the project, Mr. A. K. Tyagi, CMD, Nuberg Engineering commented, "We are thankful to Indian Oil Corporation Limited for entrusting another turnkey project to our engineering capabilities and EPC services and solutions. This partnership with Indian Oil is in addition to Nuberg EPC building and commissioning India's first commercial scale Hydrogen Purification (fuel cell grade), Compression, Storage Dispensing Facility for Indian Oil at Vadodara. The 1.5 TPD project involves generation of ultra-pure hydrogen and its storage at extremely high pressure."
This Sulfur Recovery Plant project from Indian Oilcomes as another milestone for Nuberg EPC. Nuberg EPC has in recent past bagged prestigious projects including Castic Soda Plant project for Lineer Kostik Soda Sanayi Anomin Sirketi in Turkey, Sulfuric Acid Project for Sprea Misr in Egypt, Sulfuric Acid Plant Project for Awash Melkassa Chemical Factory in Ethiopia, Sulfuric Acid Plant Project for International Company for Chemical Industry in Egypt,and Hydrogen Peroxide Plant for Uzbekistan Hydrogen JU LLC in Uzbekistan.
Nuberg EPC's proven global execution experience and in-house strengths of driving technology-oriented projects has already made her a global leader for executing turnkey projects worldwide. The company has also set-up and commissioned multiple plants in Chemicals Fertilizers, Hydrocarbon, Steel, and Nuclear Defense industries globally. Being a responsible global corporate citizen, Nuberg EPC is committed to innovating world class technologies and processes. The company is actively delivering projects globally leveraging its Indian strengths and is expanding its footprints in Hydrogen - Green, Grey, and Blue; 2G 3G Ethanol, Water Electrolysis, Water Soluble Fertilizers and Next Generation Nutrients, in addition to traditional strengths.
We remind, Indian Oil Refining and Marketing Company Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) plans to invest 1.4 trillion rupees (USD17.65 billion) in petrochemicals, city gas and clean energy businesses in the next five years, a new agency Press Trust of India (PTI). The investment is part of the firm’s efforts to develop its non-fuel business.