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Technip Energies awarded contract for IOCL’s grassroots naphtha cracking unit

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Technip Energies has been awarded a significant contract by Indian Oil Corp. Ltd (IOCL) for the licence, basic engineering design package, proprietary equipment and catalyst supply and related services for the 1500 tpy Paradip naphtha cracker unit (PDNCU) block of the grassroot petrochemical complex in Paradip, India.

The petrochemical complex will be integrated to the existing 15 million tpy refinery and will be one of four proposed petroleum, chemicals and petrochemical investment regions in India. The petrochemical complex shall include a world-scale cracker unit along with downstream process units producing several petrochemical products.

In addition to the naphtha cracker technology, Technip Energies will provide key proprietary equipment, including proprietary separation trays technology Ripple Tray™ and catalyst.

Bhaskar Patel, SVP Sustainable Fuels, Chemicals and Circularity at Technip Energies, stated: “We are once again delighted to be entrusted by Indian Oil Corp. Ltd for their mega cracker project in Paradip. Our proven ethylene technology and legacy work on mega crackers are important differentiators for our clients. We look forward to delivering this significant project which illustrates our commitment to India.”

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