Construction of IndianOil’s 1,212km Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline project has officially commenced. The Paradip-Hyderabad Pipeline is designed to supply of petroleum products like Motor Spirit (petrol), High Speed Diesel, Aviation Turbine Fuel and Superior Kerosene Oil from IndianOil’s Paradip Refinery.
The project cost of this Pipeline is Rs.3808 crore and is targeted to complete the project by August 2020. Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline, having a capacity of 4.5 million Mmtpa shall take its inputs from Paradip Refinery and feed the upcoming petroleum product depot at Berhampur in Odisha, existing depots at Vizag and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, upcoming depot at Achutapuram, also in Andhra Pradesh, and, upcoming depot at Hyderabad in Telangana.
Product inputs to the pipeline shall also be made at Vizag Port. Pumping facilities will be installed at Paradip and Berhampur in Odisha; Vizag, Rajahmundry and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.
For the project, the detailed engineering and design activities including placement of orders for all major works and materials have been completed. All statutory clearances have also been obtained. Having completed all the pre-project activities, the field activities for this project are now poised to take off for execution. To complete the project on schedule, steps have been taken up to carry out the construction activities in all the three states concurrently, and accordingly the project resources have been deployed.
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4th January 2019