Power trading solution provider PTC India on Tuesday said it has completed a consulting assignment for HPCL for the latter's Visakh Refinery Modernization Project.
HPCL intends to expand the refining capacity from 8.5 mmtpa to 15 mmtpa under the project , a company statement said.
Mmtpa refers to Million Metric Tonne per Annum.
PTC has completed the transmission and GIS (geographic information system) consulting assignment for HPCL, it said.
To facilitate the new units, for a reliable grid power supply at 220kV level, HPCL intends to evacuate 220kV power supply from the nearest grid pooling substation at Kalapaka, Andhra Pradesh, it said.
PTC was involved in this project since conceptualization, carrying out the feasibility study, detailed engineering and estimation, package designing, bid process management and subsequently providing project management advisory services to HPCL.
PTC along with its consortium partner WAPCOS has jointly taken up project management consultant works. It is involved in supervision of survey works, detailed engineering, drawing review and approvals, inspection of equipment/material and issuing dispatch clearances, among others.
"PTC has enhanced the engineering and project management consulting portfolio. Expertise of more than 23 years in power sector of the company can be leveraged with similar ongoing and potential assignments," PTC India Chairman Rajib Kumar Mishra said.