Petchem Addition and Capacity Expansion Project   
Project Code 6000005741
Project Name Petchem Addition and Capacity Expansion Project
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Planning
Project Cost Rs. 31,073.00 Cr.  Project Phase Capital Approval
NIC Subcode(s) Description
Facility Name Mangalore Refinery Status Running 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Electricity  
Commissioning Date 11-04-2011  Other Energy Sources Water, Petrol  
Address Kuthethoor P.O. Via Katipalla,
Mangalore, Karnataka
575030, India
Telephone 0824-2270400
Fax 0824- 2271404
Owner Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Website http://mrpl.co.in/
Operator Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Website http://mrpl.co.in/

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, is planning a petrochemical addition and capacity expansion (PACE) program in its Mangalore refinery at Mangalore. An in-house hybrid study has been conducted for arriving at the best possible configuration for PACE which includes: - Capacity expansion of CDU II to about 9.7 MMTPA from 7.2 MMTPA. - Conversion of VBU-I into CDU of about 0.7 MMTPA capacity (for swing operation of SR/Heavy crude directly). - Utilizing CDU-1 and CDU-3 at present capacities of 5.0 and 3.3 MMTPA respectively. The revamps/new processing facilities for the PACE project are: CDU/VDU-II units from present capacity 7200 to 9700 KTPA; VBU-I conversion of capacity 700 KTPA; Isomerization unit revamp from LNHT/PENEX- 690/494 to LNHT/PENEX- 830/592; ebullated bed HCU with auxiliary systems of capacity 2600 KTPA; solvent deasphalting unit with auxiliary systems of capacity 650 KTPA; High Propylene RFCC along with associated systems like ERU, PRU of capacity 3200 KTPA; Diesel Hydrotreating (DHDT) unit with capacity of 2600 KTPA; alkylation unit with auxiliary systems like splitters with capacity of 625 KTPA; Hydrogen Generation Unit (HGU) with capacity of 80 KTPA; Petro-Resid Fludizied Catalytic Cracking (PRFCC) gasoline treater unit with capacity of 900 KTPA; RCP- Poly Propylene (PP) unit with capacity of 610 KTPA; Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) unit with capacity of 280 KTPA; sulphuric acid plant capacity of 772 (2 x 386) KTPA; Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) of capacity 3 x 350 TPD; Amine Treating Unit (ATU), SWS, MEROX and power import facilities whose capacities is to be finalized during detail engineering. PFR report was prepared by MRPL in-house team and on the basis of which TOR was granted on 8 December 2019. Engineers India Limited (EIL) has been selected as the EIA consultant but due to COVID-19, there is no such progress in preparing the EIA report which also results in delay for the project. The capital still not granted by the board and it will be expected by Q2:2021. RFQs for the PMC is expected after the grant of capital approval.

RFQ for the PMC contractor is expected by Q2:2021.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
Q2:2020 Q2:2021 Q2:2021 2021 2024 13/Jan/2021
Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.Mr. Sudarsan Owner Chief General Manager (HSE) Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited Mangalore 0824 - 2882041 08/11/2019 sudarshanms@mrpl.co.in