BPCL lets contract for Mumbai refinery

India’s Bharat Petroleum has let a contract to Chevron Lummus Global—a partnership of Chevron USA and McDermott International—to provide process technology and design for a hydrocracker and lubricant oil base stock unit at its 241,000-b/d Mumbai refinery.

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Chevron Lummus Global

India’s state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL) has let a contract to Chevron Lummus Global (CLG)—a partnership of Chevron USA and McDermott International—to provide process technology and design for a hydrocracker and lubricant oil base stock unit at its 241,000-b/d refinery in Mumbai, Maharastra, India.

As part of the contract, CLG will provide its proprietary Isocracking, Isodewaxing, and Isofinishing technologies for the unit, which will produce high-quality clean fuels, premium grades of lubricating base oils, and white oils, the service provider said.

CLG said its scope of work on the BPCL project also will include supply of catalysts as well as its proprietary Isomix-e reactor internals.

The service provider disclosed neither a value of the contract nor a timeframe for the project’s implementation.

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@endeavorb2b.com.

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