Kochi Refinery BS VI Motor Spirit Block Upgradation   
Project Code 6000004156
Project Name Kochi Refinery BS VI Motor Spirit Block Upgradation
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Engineering
Project Cost Rs. 3,313.00 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
1920 Recovery of Liquefied Petroleum Gases in the Refining of Petroleum
Facility Name Kochi Refinery Status Running 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Electricity  
Commissioning Date 09-1966  Other Energy Sources LNG  
Address Ambalamugal Industrial Area, Ernakulam Dist
Ernakulam, Kerala
682302, India
Telephone 0484-2822164
Fax 0484-2720803
Owner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Website http://www.bharatpetroleum.com
Operator Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Website http://www.bharatpetroleum.com
Unit Name Unit Status Unit Category Commissioning Date
Kochi Refinery Naphtha Hydrotreater Unit Kochi Refinery Naphtha Hydrotreater Unit Planning Hydrotreater unit 09-2020
Kochi Refinery Light Naphtha Isomerisation Unit Kochi Refinery Light Naphtha Isomerisation Unit Planning Isomerization unit 09-2020
Kochi Refinery Continuous Catalytic Reformer Unit Kochi Refinery Continuous Catalytic Reformer Unit Planning Catalytic Reformer unit 09-2020

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited has hired Engineers India Limited as an EPCM contractor to carry out engineering activities to upgrade its BS-V Motor spirit block to BS-VI Motor Spirit block at Kochi refinery, Kerala, involving the construction of a Naphtha hydrotreater unit, Continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) unit, and a Light naphtha isomerization unit. RFQ for the procurement of equipment is already out and ordering of long lead items nearly completed. Offsites civil and structural works, building work as well as piling work are under progress. Deloitte has started carrying out data collection, analysis, schedule tracking and performance evaluation. 3D model review for the Reactor-Regenerator and heater package is almost 30% completed.

RFQ for the electrical and instrumentation work is expected by September 2018.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
Q2:2016 Sep/2018 Oct/2018 Q4:2016 Feb/2020 26/Nov/2020
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Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.S K Singh Project Management Consultant Site manager (Project) Engineers India Limited Engineers India Limited Ernakulam 8275002605, 8281237033 06/07/2019 mailswathy@gmail.com

Engineering Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
Contracting Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation