In order to strengthen core processes and modernize, HPCL has developed ambitious plans for expansion and diversification in the areas of increasing energy demand, technological upgradation and environment management. A brief on some major projects in progress in different parts of India are given below:
Visakh Refinery Modernization Project (VRMP)
The objective of the project is to modernize and enhance the capacity of existing Visakh Refinery from present capacity of 8.33 MMTPA to 15 MMTPA at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The Project comprises of new 9 MMTPA grassroots refining facility, revamp and capacity expansion of existing units, augmentation of Utilities systems, integrated effluent treatment system, Offsite facilities, Captive Power Plant and other associated facilities. The cost of the project is R 20928 crores and scheduled mechanical completion is July 2020. Fax Of Acceptance (FOA) has been placed on M/s EIL for PMC services on 31st December, 2016.
Mumbai Refinery Expansion Project (MREP)
The objectives of the project is to enhance the capacity of existing Refinery at Mumbai, Maharashtra from present capacity of 7.5 MMTPA to 9.5 MMTPA and to meet BS VI Auto Fuel Specifications for MS & HSD produced from this refinery. The project envisages a new Hydrogen Generation Unit (HGU), revamping and capacity expansion of existing units, augmentation of Utilities, Offsite and other associated facilities. The project outlay is R 4199 crores with a scheduled completion time for the total project is 36 Months from the date of Environmental Clearance. HPCL has appointed M/s Engineers India Limited (EIL) as PMC cum EPCM consultant for the project.
Uran-Chakan / Shikrapur LPG Pipeline Project
Objective of the project is to reduce the Bulk LPG Tanker Movement along with roads between Mumbai and Pune. To improve Safety / Environment along with the Ghat Section between Mumbai and Pune. Total cost of the Project is Rs. 462.79 Cr. A project is being shared on 50:50 basis with M/s BPCL and the project is expected to be completed by October 2015.
It is proposed to lay 164 kms (approx), underground LPG Pipe line of 12 inch diameter from BPC LPG terminal to BPC LPG Plant at Shikrapur with a tap off to HPC LPG Plant & IOC LPG Plant at Chakan. The design throughput of the pipeline is 1.0 MMTPA. Total cost of the project is s 462.79 crores with 50% cost being shared by BPCL and the project is expected to be completed by March, 2017.
Wind Power Project under Phase – II
50.4 MW capacity Wind Power Project (Phase-II) with a cost of R 370 cr is being implemented at Tejuva in Jaisalmer dist. (Rajasthan). Project will be set up with 24 No. of Wind Turbines having a capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is anticipated to be commissioned by January 2017.
Revamping of Jabalpur IRD Project
The objective of the project is to Revamp and upgrade the facilities at Jabalpur IRD for meeting the future market needs and ease the situation for current business requirement. The major facilities to be constructed are Above Ground Storage Tankages (16800KL) and Tank Truck Loading Facilities (1X8 Bay). The approved cost of the project is x 126.40 Crore and the completion schedule is June 2017.
New LPG Plant at Panagarh
The objective of the project is to construct a new 250 TMTPA road fed LPG bottling plant at WBIDC Land at Panagarh. Proposed facilities include 72 Head flex-speed automatic electronic carousal, 3 X 500 MT Mounded Storage Vessels and 8 Bay TT Gantry. The approved cost of the project is d 190.45 crore and the completion schedule is September 2017.
VVSPL Capacity Expansion and OSTT-SS Jetty Sub-sea Pipeline Project
The objective of the project is to increase the capacity of existing Visakh-Vijayawada-Secunderabad Pipeline (VVSPL) from 5.3 MMTPA to 8 MMTPA by construction of new additional Pump stations at IPS-1 at M.B.Patnam, IPS-2 at Guntupally and SV-17 at Bogaram. Additional pumps will be installed at existing pump stations at Vizag, Rajamundry, Vijayawada and Suryapet. Project also includes laying of 1.1 KM 24" Sub-sea pipeline from Offshore Tanker Terminal (OSTT) to Sunken Ship Jetty (SS Jetty) at Visakh port trust.
The total approved project cost is R 407 Crores for VVSPL Capacity expansion and Subsea Pipeline laying. Capacity expansion of VVSPL and laying of Subsea pipeline will be completed within 24 months from the date of Board approval and receipt of all statutory approvals. Scheduled project completion is by 15th Sept 2019.
HPCL- Mundra Delhi Pipeline (MDPL) Capacity Expansion & Palanpur Vadodara Pipeline Extension
The objective of the project is to increase the existing capacity of MDPL from 5 MMTPA to 8 MMTPA by adding new Pump stations at Bachau (Gujarat) & Pindwara (Rajasthan) and laying of Palanpur-Vadodara Pipeline of 235 KM long Pipeline from Palanpur to Vadodara. The project also involves construction of a receipt, storage cum Marketing Terminal at Vadodara of 2.04 Lakh KL Storage.
The total approved cost of the Project is d 1879 Crs. The project has a completion period of 36 months from the date of Board Approval and receipt of Environmental / SPCB Clearances. Scheduled project completion is by March 2020.
Ramanmandi-Bahadurgarh Capacity Expansion Project
The objective of the project is to increase the existing capacity of Ramanmandi Bahadurgarh Pipeline to its Phase II ultimate capacity of 7.1 MMTPA from 4.71 MMTPA by Installation of Booster & Mainline Pumps at Ramanmandi and Construction of Intermediate Pump station at Barwala.
The total approved cost of the Project is R 230 Crs. The mechanical completion of the Project will be within 22 months from the date of land acquisition and environmental / SPCB clearance & additional 2 months for commissioning. Scheduled project completion is by March 2019.