FCCU inaugurated at HCPL Mumbai refinery

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Apr. 19
-- Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. has placed into service a 28,000 b/d fluid catalytic cracking unit at its 132,000 b/d Mumbai refinery alongside a 20,000 b/d FCCU in place (OGJ Online, Apr. 1, 2010).

S. Jaipal Reddy, India’s minister of petroleum and natural gas, inaugurated the unit on Apr. 14. Engineers India Ltd. provided engineering, procurement, and construction supervision as well as commissioning services and project management.

The FCCU package includes an integrated BELCO flue gas scrubber and a UOP catalyst cooler, which HCPL said is the first of its kind in India.

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