India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has selected GE Power’s 6F.03 gas turbine and a generator for installation at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL’s) refinery at Vizag (Visakhapatnam) in India.
The INR2200m ($31m) order placed by BHEL is part of an expansion plan to double HPCL’s capacity from the current 8.33 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) to 15 MMTPA.
The new gas turbine will have the capacity to generate approximately 60MW of power to run the plant operations and the exhaust steam energy generated will be used for process applications.
GE South Asia Gas Power Systems CEO Deepesh Nanda said: “Globally, GE’s 6F-class gas turbines (6F.01/6F.03) are offering superior performance, reliability, and flexibility to our customers, typically associated with larger power plants. Read more
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