Tata Projects Limited (TPL) forays into the Chemical sector, joins hands with Deepak Fertilizer & Petrochemical Corporation Ltd.

Mumbai, 15 April 2024 — Tata Projects Limited (TPL), renowned for its pioneering contributions in the oil, gas, and hydrocarbon sector, marks a significant milestone by successfully securing the Nitric Acid Expansion Project of Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. (DFPCL)

The Nitric Acid Expansion Project, situated at DFPCL’s Dahej plant in Gujarat, entails the provision of comprehensive engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services, alongside Front End Engineering Design (FEED) responsibilities for offsites & utilities. Central to the project’s scope is the expansion of the Nitric Acid plant, encompassing a 900 TPD Weak Nitric Acid Plant, 2 X 225 TPD Concentrated Nitric Acid Plant, and associated offsites and utilities, including storage and loading/unloading facilities. Licensors for the project include M/s Casale for Weak Nitric Acid and M/s KBR for Concentrated Nitric Acid.

Commenting on the significance of the project, Rajiv Menon, President and COO – Energy & Industrial Business, Tata Projects, mentioned, “The journey of Tata Projects has been quite noteworthy in recent years, evolving from its notable presence in Onshore Terminals to venturing into core process refinery units. The DFPCL contract further strengthens our resolve to be a diversified and technology driven EPC company. The Nitric Acid Complex project demonstrates our ability to engage in varied contracting models and reinforces our commitment to the Customer First Approach.”

“The partnership with TPL marks another significant milestonein DFPCL’s journey in the specialty chemical segment. This nitric acid plant is designed to optimize both capital and operational expenditure while prioritizing energy efficiency and environmental sustainability with minimal NOx emissions.  With this partnership, we have aligned ourselves with the escalating demands of our customers across the rapidly growing pharma, steel, solar, and agri-industry sectors, where India is emerging as a prominent manufacturing hub.” Said Mr. Arun Vijay, President- Projects, DFPCL.

Nitric Acid serves as an excellent Building Block Chemical for multiple sectors, encompassing Fertilizers, Specialty Chemicals, and Mining Chemicals. DFPCL is the leading player in the Indian Nitric Acid market, with a market share of over 45%. Currently, the total Nitric Acid production capacity (CNA + WNA) is 1,120 KTPA, which is projected to increase to approximately 1,600 KTPA post-expansion, solidifying DFPCL’s position as one of Asia’s largest merchant Nitric acid players. Drawing on the 40 years of robust experience in Nitric Acidand demonstrated proficiency lean manufacturing and managing intricate supply chains, DFPCL is committed to delivering high-quality products to its customers.

Having commenced on the 19th February, 2024 and scheduled for mechanical completion by September 30, 2025, the project’s contract is structured as a FEED Plus EPCM Open Book Value contract convertible to LSTK later.

Rajivfurther added,with a firm focus on Safety, Predictable delivery, and accountability as our core valuewe aim to enhance their production capacity and efficiency, while reducing environmental impact and operational cost.

About TATA Projects Limited

Tata Projects is one of the fastest growing and most admired Sustainable Technology led Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies in India. We have expertise in providing sustainable solutions in the execution of large and complex urban and industrial infrastructure projects while also demonstrating strong presence in refineries, petrochemical plants. We leverage our domain knowledge across various business segments to address the shift to clean energy to meet the nation’s Net Zero ambitions.

We provide  ready-to-deploy  solutions  for refineries,  green  fuels, roads,  bridges,  integrated  rail & metro   systems,  commercial  building  & airports,   power  generation,  transmission   & distribution systems,  chemical  process  plants,  water  & waste  management, and  mining & metal  purification systems.

Tata Projects offers one stop service covering entire  life cycle of the project,  from project conceptualization  to  operations  & maintenance.  It  uses  innovative  technology  solutions  to  offer bouquet  of  services   which  includes   engineering,   procurement,  construction,   commissioning, inspection & expediting, operations, repairs & maintenance, and shutdown services.

Over the  years, Tata Projects  has received  several  awards  and recognitions  for its project  delivery and commitment to safety & quality.

We are a part of the TATA Group which operates in more than 100 countries  across six continents, with a mission ‘To improve the  quality of life of the  communities  we serve globally, through  long- term  stakeholder value creation  based  on Leadership with Trust’. In 2022-23, the  revenue  of Tata companies,  taken  together, was $128 billion (INR 9.6 trillion). These companies  collectively employ over 935,000 people.

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