L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Bags Over Rs 7,000 Crore Order From HPCL Rajasthan Refinery
The logo of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. is displayed outside the company’s headquarters in Mumbai. (Photographer: Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg)

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Bags Over Rs 7,000 Crore Order From HPCL Rajasthan Refinery

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L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering on Monday said it has bagged an order worth over Rs 7,000 crore from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd., a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Government of Rajasthan, for setting up a dual feed cracker unit.

The engineering and construction company did not provide the exact value of the contract, but as per its classification, the mega project is worth over Rs 7,000 crore.

"L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen and Toubro, has won an order from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd., a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Government of Rajasthan," L&T said in a regulatory filing.

L&T said the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract is for setting up a dual feed cracker unit for Rajasthan Refinery Project at Barmer, Rajasthan.

"The DFCU is the biggest EPCC contract awarded in the country to date in the refinery and petrochemical sector," the company added.

The DFCU is used to convert Refinery Naphtha and Off gases to produce polymer grade Ethylene and Propylene by the process of thermal cracking.

Shares of L&T were trading 1.24% higher at Rs 1,161.95 apiece on BSE.

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