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Client: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

Project Value: US$138 million

Location: Kerala, India

Petrofac was awarded a lump-sum Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract in 2018 by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) valued at approximately US$138 million.

Located at BPCL’s Kochi Refinery, Kerala, India, the scope of work encompasses engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and assistance with commissioning. The 27-month contract is for the addition of a new Motor Sprit (MS) block of refining units, which will increase the current output of the facility to meet India’s BS-VI automotive fuel quality.

E Sathyanarayanan, Group Managing Director, Engineering & Construction, said:

Having previously executed EPC projects in India between 1997 and 2004, we are delighted to have secured this contract to deliver a new complex of units at the BPCL Kochi Refinery. This award demonstrates our organic growth ambitions in action, and attests to our strategy of a continued increase in our capabilities in India, a country which holds a special place in our service offering.