Toyo Engineering India Private Ltd (TOYO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyo Engineering Corporation (Toyo-Japan), has been awarded a contract by Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) for the EPCC of a 3.55 million tpy diesel hydrotreating (DHT) unit in the Assam state of India.
NRL is a public sector undertaking governed by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (Government of India). It is undertaking a major expansion project from 3 million tpy to 9 million tpy consisting of several process units with a total project cost of Rs 28 026 crore, which is part of the Government’s hydrocarbon vision 2030 for the economic growth to meet the deficit of petroleum products in northeast India. This will be one of the largest investments in the region.
This DHT will produce the diesel confirming BS-VI specifications by hydrotreating a blend of refinery products. TOYO had executed another unit for NRL, back in 2006 on an EPCm basis.