L&T wins deal to make 7 furnaces for HPCL-Mittal Bathinda refinery

Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest construction firm, said it has won what it called a “significant” order from HPCL- Mittal Energy to construct seven cracker furnaces at the Bathinda Refinery in Punjab.

The seven furnaces are of “1200 KTPA Dual Feed Cracker Unit” and is a part of the Guru Gobind Singh Polymer Addition Project.

“The scope of work under the contract covers Project Management, Residual Engineering, procurement and supply of Cracker Furnace systems, components, auxiliaries, fabrication in modules, erection, construction and commissioning,” it said.

The company said it will use its farication facilities in Hazira, Gujarat for fabrication of furnace modules.

The furnaces will use technology from McDermott, it added.

HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) is a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Mittal Energy Investment Pte Ltd, Singapore, a Lakshmi N Mittal Company.

It owns and operates the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery (GGSR) of 11.3 MMTPA capacity at Bathinda, Punjab, as well as pipelines.