Larsen & Toubro will execute a turnkey order for
ONGC valued at approximately Rs1,300 crore for the entire
''BCP-B2 booster compressor platform'' with a stipulated
delivery schedule of two years.
be located in the Bassein Gas field, approximately 80km
north-west of Mumbai, the booster compressor platform
will rest on the seabed supported by a jacket structure.
It will compress natural gas to a pressure of 60 kg /
cm2 using turbine driven compressors. The new platform
will be bridge-linked to ONGC''s existing BCP-B platform.
in November, the Company had won a turnkey project valued
at Rs1,000 crore from ONGC for four new well-head platforms
for Mumbai High North and Bassien fields. The company
was awarded these orders on the strength of its experience
in offshore projects.
critical structures for the project will be delivered
from L&Ts modular fabrication facility at Hazira.
The company has also recently acquired over 100 acres
of additional land for the rapid expansion of its complex
at Hazira to meet the increasing demands from the oil
and gas sector in India and abroad.
K Venkataramanan, member of the board and president (engineering
and construction projects), L&T, said "The ONGC
orders have come on the back of large contracts executed
for international oil majors in the Gulf and Africa. The
orders affirm L&T''s
turnkey project capabilities in the energy and hydrocarbon
sector and its ability to execute technology intensive,
world-scale projects in India and abroad."