Visakhapatnam Refinery Modernization Project (VRMP)   
Project Code 6000001409
Project Name Visakhapatnam Refinery Modernization Project (VRMP)
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Engineering
Project Cost Rs. 21,000.00 Cr.  Project Phase Detailed Engineering
NIC Subcode(s) Description
19201 Production of liquid and gaseous fuels, illuminating oils, lubricating oils or greases or other products from crude petroleum or bituminous minerals
19209 Manufacture of other petroleum n.e.c. (includes manufacture of petroleum jelly, micro-crystalline petroleum wax, slack wax, ozokerite, lignite wax, petroleum coke, petroleum bitumen and other residues
Facility Name Visakhapatnam Refinery Status Running 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Electricity  
Commissioning Date 03-1954  Other Energy Sources Diesel  
Address Visakh Refinery Malkapuram, Post Bag -15, Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
530011, India
Telephone 0891-2895000
Fax 0891-22611822
Owner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Website http://www.hindustanpetroleum.com
Operator Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Website http://www.hindustanpetroleum.com
Unit Name Unit Status Unit Category Commissioning Date
Visakhapatnam Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit Visakhapatnam Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit Running Hydrotreater unit 03-1954
Visakhapatnam Diesel Hydrotreater Unit Visakhapatnam Diesel Hydrotreater Unit Running Hydrotreater unit 10-1954
Visakhapatnam Solvent Deasphalting Unit Visakhapatnam Solvent Deasphalting Unit Planning DAP Unit 08-2020
Visakhapatnam Full Conversion Hydrocraker Unit Visakhapatnam Full Conversion Hydrocraker Unit Planning Hydrocracker unit 08-2020
Visakhapatnam Isomerization Unit Visakhapatnam Isomerization Unit Running Isomerization unit 05-1954
Visakhapatnam Continuous Catalytic Reformer Visakhapatnam Continuous Catalytic Reformer Running Fluid Catalytic Cracker unit 12-1954
Visakhapatnam Slurry Hydrocracker Unit Visakhapatnam Slurry Hydrocracker Unit Planning Hydrocracker unit 08-2020
Visakhapatnam Crude Distillation Unit - III Visakhapatnam Crude Distillation Unit - III Planning Atmospheric distillation unit 08-2020
Visakhapatnam Propylene Recovery Unit- II Visakhapatnam Propylene Recovery Unit- II Planning Polypropylene unit 08-2020

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited along with PMC contractor Engineers India Limited and licensor Honeywell UOP is carrying out engineering activities to expand the capacity of the Visakhapatnam Refinery from 8.3 MMTPA to 15 MMTPA. Larsen & Toubro Limited is appointed as the EPCC contractor for the Crude Distillation and Vacuum Distillation Unit. RFQ for the LSTK contractor for VGO Unit and Hydrogen Unit is already out and tendering process is going on. A slight delay in the selection of LSTK contractor for VGO and Hydrogen unit, and the RFQ for the equipment will be floated from the contractor end.

RFQ for the equipment for the VGO Unit and Hydrogen Unit is expected by September instead of July 2018.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
Q4:2016 Sep/2018 Oct/2018 Q2:2017 Q2:2020 08/Apr/2019
Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.Venugopal Lekshman Owner General Manager (Projects) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Visakhapatnam 891 - 2895000 25/07/2019
Mr.Birendra Kumar Owner General Manager (Accounts) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Visakhapatnam 0891 - 2894309 08/04/2019
Mr.Trevor S Guerra Owner Chief Manager (VRMP) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Visakhapatnam 0891 - 2894748, 2894753 08/04/2019 guerrats@hpcl.in
Mr.P Srinivas Owner Chief Manager (Projects) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Visakhapatnam 0891 - 2894724 08/04/2019 pulisrinivas@hpcl.in