Kochi refinery expansion progresses

Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd., Mumbai, let a contract to Petron Engineering Construction Ltd. for services related to an integrated expansion and upgrade of its Kochi refinery at Ambalmugal in the Indian state of Kerala.

As part of the contract, which is valued at $34.4 million, Petron will provide composite mechanical works related to fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) at the refinery, the company said in a formal disclosure on Feb. 27 to BSE Ltd. (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange).

Bharat previously let a contract to Shriram EPC Ltd., Chennai, for civil, structural, and underground piping work related to the FCCUs (OGJ Online, Nov. 19, 2013).

The expansion and upgrade project, designed to crude oil capacity at the refinery to 15.5 million tonnes/year from 9.5 million tpy, will include a new crude distillation unit, FCCUs, and a delayed coker (OGJ Online, July 16, 2012).

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