TechnipFMC awarded contract for India’s largest Hydrogen Generation Unit


TechnipFMC has been awarded a substantial contract by the state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) for a grassroot Hydrogen (H2) Generation Unit (HGU).

The project is part of the brownfield expansion for HPCL’s Visakh Refinery Modernisation Project located in Visakhapatnam, in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.

The contract covers project management, technology licensing, preparation of basic design and engineering package, as well as detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and performance guarantee test run on a Licensing, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (LEPCC) basis.

This HGU is being installed to cater to the needs of HPCL Visakh refinery to enhance its refining capacity from 8.33 Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MMTPA) to 15 MMTPA. TechnipFMC’s scope includes an HGU comprising two trains with a design capacity of 113 Kilo Tonnes Per Annum (KTPA) each and a Pressure Swing Adsorption Unit of 36 KTPA H2 production.

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