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.

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.

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

The major ongoing cross-country pipeline projects are:

  • Extension of Visakh-Vijayawada-Secunderabad Pipeline (VVSPL) from Vijayawada to a new marketing Terminal at Dharmapuri (VDPL Project)
  • Hassan Cherlapally LPG Pipeline Project (HCPL)
  • Barmer Palanpur Pipeline Project (BPPL)