Major Ongoing Projects

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

MDPL Capacity Expansion & Palanpur Vadodara Pipeline Extension Project

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.

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Greenfield Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex at Pachpadra, Barmer District, Rajasthan (9 MMTPA capacity) through a joint venture company, HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Limited (HRRL)

HRRL project has achieved significant progress during the year. Engineering & procurement activities are progressing well with placement of various purchase orders in 2019-20. Grading of site and construction of boundary wall, major internal roads, power utility facilities, water reservoir etc. have been completed. Construction of some of the major process units, utility plants, approach road and fabrication of major long lead items etc. are under progress.

5 LPG Bottling Plants

Projects of setting up of new LPG bottling plants at Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Raygada (Odisha), Goalpara (Assam), Barhi (Jharkhand), & Patalganga (Maharashtra) are under progress for enhancing the bottling capacities by 510 TMTPA.

CGD Network

HPCL is setting up CGD networks in GAs of Ambala-Kurukshetra (Haryana) and Kolhapur (Maharashtra) districts through joint venture company HPOIL Gas Pvt. Limited (HOGPL). HPCL is also setting up CGD networks on standalone basis in GAs of Sonipat (except areas already authorized) & Jind districts in Haryana where CNG sales were commenced in 2019-20. Setting up of CGD network is in progress in 9 GAs in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal for which the authorisation has been granted to HPCL in the 10th bidding by PNGRB. HPCL has also secured allocation of indigenous gas in all the above Geographical Areas for CNG stations & PNG connections.

LNG Regasification Terminal

To facilitate sourcing and marketing of natural gas, HPCL is building a 5 MMTPA LNG regasification terminal at Chhara port (Gir Somnath District) in Gujarat through joint venture company, HPCL Shapoorji Energy Pvt. Ltd. (HSEPL).Construction activities have commenced at site subsequent to grant of Environmental Clearance.

Pipelines

HPCL is also participating in development of three cross-country natural gas pipelines (Mehsana to Bathinda, Bathinda to Srinagar and Mallavaram to Bhilwara) through joint venture companies viz. GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL) and GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL).