Hyderabad: Tata Projects Ltd., one of India’s fastest-growing and most admired infrastructure companies, has received multiple, mega orders in the oil and gas refinery sector with combined value totaling more than Rs 6000 crore from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).

BPCL’s order is for its 2G Bio Ethanol Project at Bargarh, Odisha with a proposed production capacity of this plant at 100 KL per day of second-generation Ethanol. This project is significant since the Government of India is encouraging the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues to provide additional sources of remuneration to farmers. It will assist in addressing growing environmental concerns and supporting the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) program. In addition to reducing environmental pollution due to the burning of agricultural waste – the project will enhance the nation’s energy security.

Once complete, this BPCL 2G Bio Ethanol Project will produce fuel-grade ethanol meeting specifications as per IS 15464:2004, using domestic agro-based lingo-cellulosic feedstock. Rice straw shall be the design feedstock while Maize stalk will be the check case.

TATA Projects managing director Vinayak Despande said, As a leading construction & technology company, we have a specialised division that executes construction of environmentally beneficial and challenging projects. Hence, we seek to undertake projects that improve the lives of communities and support national developmental objectives at the same time. TATA Projects has delivered projects On-Time using world-class management techniques with uncompromising standards of safety and ecological responsibility.”

The other three orders pertain to HRRL’s upcoming green-field refinery cum petrochemical complex in Rajasthan. Under these orders, TATA Projects will execute work for Crude Distillation Unit and Vacuum Distillation Unit (CDU-VDU); Delayed Coker Unit (DCU) with Unsaturated LPG Treating Unit to process 2.4 MMTPA or 300,000 kg/hr of mixed feed consisting of vacuum residue from the upstream distillation units & clarified oil; and Vacuum Gas Oil Hydrotreating Unit and Refinery with a  capacity of 3.5 MMTPA.

Speaking about these prestigious orders, Tata Projects COO- Industrial Systems Satyanarayana K added, “We are delighted to secure and execute these mega projects of national importance. These projects are testimony to our expertise and vast experience in executing similar projects on time. Energy is an area wherein every country needs to focus since it directly affects the economic growth and welfare of citizens. As a company, we are certain that these projects will further strengthen India’s energy security while providing an impetus to national development.”