BHEL selects GE to supply gas turbine and generator for HPCL’s Vizag refinery

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has selected GE Power for the supply of the 1x6F.03 gas turbine and a generator to Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for its refinery in Visakhapatnam (Vizag). The order, worth Rs 2,200 million, is part of the capacity expansion plan of the refinery, from 8.33 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) at present to 15 mmtpa. The gas turbine will generate close to 60 MW of power to run the plant operations, while the exhaust steam energy generated will be used for process applications.

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