thyssenkrupp enters into a contract with Nayara Energy for their petrochemical units in Gujarat
The project will mark Nayara’s foray into the petrochemical sector
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India), a leading partner for engineering, construction, and service of industrial plants and systems in India and abroad, has inked a contract with Nayara Energy, an integrated downstream company, through a global tendering process. In terms of the contract, thyssenkrupp will provide project management consultancy services for Nayara Energy’s upcoming petrochemical units in Vadinar, Gujarat, India.
Nayara Energy currently operates the second-largest private sector refinery in India with a capacity of 20 MMTPA at Vadinar, Gujarat. The company endeavours to diversify its energy basket with a foray into petrochemicals, and a vision for making Devbhumi Dwarka district in Gujarat a petrochemical hub in India.
PD Samudra, CEO & MD, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India), said, “We are delighted to collaborate with Nayara Energy for the second time, after 2000. We are honoured to be entrusted with implementing their upcoming petrochemical units. The project validates our expertise in the refining and downstream sector. With this partnership, thyssenkrupp will support Nayara Energy with project management consultancy services and help them in achieving their project plans.”
B Anand, CEO, Nayara Energy, said, “Nayara Energy’s endeavours in the petrochemical sector are aligned towards our larger aspiration to play a vital role in India’s development story. Through this association, thyssenkrupp will help us steer this expansion project keeping in mind two aspects extremely close to us - excellence and agility.”
The project will mark Nayara’s foray into the petrochemical sector by building a world-scale capacity polypropylene unit and methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) unit. It also involves revamp of the existing FCC unit and building of a propylene recovery unit and associated off-sites & utility facilities.
thyssenkrupp is currently engaged in implementing projects for a number of refining and petrochemical complexes in India and abroad, on PMC and EPCM basis. In addition to the petrochemical business, the company has a global presence in other chemical process and allied industries.