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– July 15, 2019 – Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) has been awarded the license and engineering contracts for a 270 TMTPA (thousand metric tons per annum) Lubricants Base Oil plant at Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.’s Haldia Refinery in West Bengal, India. The plant will CLG’s use CLG’s ISODEWAXING and ISOFINISHING technologies.
The Haldia unit will be designed to produce mainly premium API Group III base oils by processing unconverted oil from an upstream hydrocracking unit. Growth is projected in India’s base oil market, and the new unit will help reduce dependence on imported base oils.
CLG’s lubricants technologies provide worldwide licensees with vast commercial experience, superior performance, and optimum utilization of existing assets.
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Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), a joint venture between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and McDermott, is a leading process technology licensor for refining hydroprocessing technologies and alternative source fuels, as well as a global leader in catalyst system supply. CLG offers the most complete bottom-of-the-barrel solution for upgrading heavy oil residues. Our research and development experts are continuously seeking advancements in technology and catalysts that will improve operating economics for your next project. For more information, visit www.chevronlummus.com