Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) is developing a new storage terminal in Dharmapuri and products pipeline from Vijayawada to Dharmapuri, according to local reports.
The project includes the setting up of a storage terminal for the supply of fuel and lubes to the Coimbatore—Salem belt, besides Madurai and Tirunelveli. The project is expected to be completed by mid-2021.
The terminal have an initial capacity of 4.24 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa), which can be expanded to 5.85 Mtpa, local media reported.
The 697-km pipeline would run from HPCL’s Vijayawada terminal at Kondapalli and have pumping stations at Markapur and Rayachoty.
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14th August 2018