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TechnipFMC awarded contracts for two fertilizer plants in India

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TechnipFMC has announced that, in consortium with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), it has been awarded major engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contracts for two state-of-the-art natural gas based fertilizer complexes in Eastern India.

LTHE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. The contract was awarded by Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd (HURL) – a joint venture (JV) of three Indian public sector companies: IOCL, NTPC and CIL. The two fertilizer plants are located in Barauni in the state of Bihar, and Sindri in the state of Jharkhand. They are both capable of producing 3850 tpd of urea and 2200 tpd of ammonia.

According to TechnipFMC, both projects are executed on EPCC lump sum turn key (LSTK) basis, and shall be carried out concurrently. The consortium, under the leadership of TechnipFMC, is responsible for licensing, basic engineering, detailed engineering, construction and commissioning of both complexes within a 36-month period.

Nello Uccelletti, President of Onshore/Offshore business at TechnipFMC, said: “We are honoured to be entrusted the execution of these prestigious projects in consortium with LTHE which demonstrates our long-term commitment to India and strengthens our leadership in executing challenging projects in fertilizers, refinery and petrochemical sectors. The project is of great national importance to India to address the demand of urea in domestic market and thereby, boosting the economic growth of the country.”

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