Punj Lloyd wins Ennore LNG project from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Punj Lloyd Group, today announced winning a Rs 477 crores ($75 million) tankage order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd of Japan. The scope of work entails confirmatory geotechnical investigation, early earth works, construction of two 180,000 m3 capacity full containment LNG Tanks on elevated piled foundation for LNG import, storage and re-gasification terminal project of Indian Oil Corporation at Ennore port in Tamil Nadu, India. Once completed (to be completed in 33 months), the LNG imported to the Ennore terminal will be used by utility company power generation plants as an alternative fuel and as feedstock by fertiliser plants. Earlier, Punj Lloyd was also involved in the construction of three of the four LNG terminals of the country - namely Dahej, Hazira and Dabhol. Speaking on this occasion, Atul Jain, President and CEO, Pipeline and Tankage, Punj Lloyd said, “Our technical knowledge in the LNG domain, coupled with our experience in this sector, has won us the appreciation of our clients worldwide. Punj Lloyd is proud to be India’s first LNG tank constructor for both the Western and Eastern Coasts, having played a critical role in building India’s LNG infrastructure.” LNG is stored at -160 degrees C in liquid form and when transported through pipeline it is re-gasified into natural gas. With this win, Punj Lloyd Group’s order backlog reaches Rs 22,171 crores. The order backlog is the value of unexecuted orders on March 31, 2015 plus new orders received after that date. List of LNG Tank / Terminal Projects in India
|Name of Project||Location||Client|
|LNG Storage Tank Expansion||Dahej, India||Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Co. / Petronet LNG|
|LNG Storage Tanks for Receiving Terminal||Hazira, India||Hazira LNG Pvt Ltd./Shell|
|LNG Storage and Re-gasification Terminal||Dabhol, India||Skanska Cementation International Ltd|
August 03, 2015 | 3:48 pm IST.