HPCL’s VVSPL Capacity Expansion Project
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: HPCL’s Visakh-Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Pipeline (VVSPL) Capacity Expansion Project has been commissioned ahead of schedule and put into operation smoothly. The Project has enhanced VVSPL capacity from 5.38 MMTPA to full design capacity of 7.7 MMTPA.
As part of the project, 13 new pumps have been installed: 3 each at the 2 new Intermediate Pump Stations (IPS) viz. M B Patnam IPS and J K Gudem IPS, 2 at the new Bogaram IPS, 1 each at the existing Pump Stations of Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and 2 at Suryapet.
In addition to above, OSTT-SS Jetty Sub-Sea Pipeline has also been mechanically completed.
It is pertinent to mention here that all project sites have reported impeccable safety record with NIL incidents and ZERO man-hour loss.