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Numaligarh Refinery Limited awards EPCC-1 package for CDU/VDU project to thyssenkrupp

Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has awarded an EPC Contract to thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India (tkIS India) in the range of approximately USD 155 Million to execute their 6.0 MMTPA Crude Distillation Unit and Vacuum Distillation Unit with Amine Treating Unit project on LSTK basis at their refinery located in Assam, India.

NRL, as part of Numaligarh Refinery Expansion Project (NREP), is expanding its refining capacity from the current 3 MMTPA to 9 MMTPA by installing a new 6 MMTPA capacity CDU/VDU and associated downstream process units, utility & offsite.

The scope of EPC work of this project includes Engineering, Project Management, Procurement, & Supply, Inspection & Expediting, Construction Management & Supervision, Mechanical Completion & Pre-commissioning of Plant, Commissioning, Start up, PGTR & Hand over of plant.

“This is a landmark project for tkIS India and the foundation of a strong pillar in our association with Numaligarh Refinery as it takes its expansion plans forward. This will further foster our position in the Indian market as a leading EPC player in the field of refineries and petrochemicals”, said Rajesh Kamath, CEO and Managing Director of thyssenkrupp’s chemical plant business in India.

Currently, tkIS is also offering its EPCM services for the new 2 MMTPA (PFCC) unit, (LPG) treatment unit, GHDS unit, MS blocks having NHT, CCR and ISOM units for the NRL refinery.

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India Private Ltd. is a leading EPC and engineering consultancy offering solutions across different sectors viz. Petrochemical and Refinery, Fertilizers, Chlor-alkali, cryogenic storages etc. It has executed more than 850 projects in the last four decades. With this project, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India Private Ltd. has cemented their position in the industry as a strong EPC contractor.

About thyssenkrupp Uhde:
thyssenkrupp Uhde combines unique technological expertise and decades of global experience in the engineering, procurement, construction and service of chemical plants. We develop innovative processes and products for a more sustainable future and thus contribute to the long-term success of our customers in almost all areas of the chemical industry. Our portfolio includes leading technologies for the production of basic chemicals, fertilizers and polymers as well as complete value-chains for green hydrogen and sustainable chemicals.

About Numaligarh Refinery:
Numaligarh Refinery is a Mini Ratna PSU company, owned by Oil India, EIL and the Government of Assam. Located in the Brahmaputra valley in Assam, the refinery produces a wide range of products including LPG, Naphtha, Motor Spirit (MS), Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) Superior Kerosene Oil (SKO), High Speed Diesel (HSD), Raw Petroleum Coke (RPC), Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC), Sulphur, Wax, Nitrogen, Mineral Turpentine Oil (MTO), Special Boiling Point Spirit (SBPS) and Liquid Sulphur.