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Chevron Lummus Global awarded contract for IndianOil refinery

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

McDermott International has announced that Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), McDermott’s joint venture with Chevron, has been awarded a licence and engineering contract for a 270 000 tpy lubricants base oil plant at Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.’s Haldia Refinery in West Bengal, India. The plant will use CLG’s ISODEWAXING and ISOFINISHING technologies.

The Haldia unit will be designed to primarily produce premium API Group III base oils by processing unconverted oil from an upstream hydrocracking unit. Growth is projected in India’s base oil market, and the new unit will help reduce dependence on imported base oils.

“CLG’s lubricants technologies provide worldwide licensees with vast commercial experience, superior performance and optimum utilisation of existing assets,” said Leon de Bruyn, Senior Vice President of McDermott’s Lummus Technology business.

This contract was signed in the 2Q19.

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