And Gas Corporation (ONGC) has awarded a Rs1,000-crore
turnkey project order to the L&T for four oil well
platforms and inter-connecting pipelines for Mumbai High
North and Bassein oil fields.
of these platforms, with six wells each, will be of the
latest tripod design, to be engineered by the L&T''s
upstream joint venture engineering company. The company
- Valdel, haws been formed in association with thje US-based
fourth platform with nine wells, will be designed to handle
corrosive ''sour'' gas from ONGC''s Bassein field. It will
be constructed of special material like duplex stainless
steel and incolloy cladded material for the topsides and
critical structures for the project will be delivered
from L&T''s modular fabrication facility at Hazira,
which is being expanded to meet the increased demand from
ONGC and overseas clients.
is the engineering giant''s second major order from ONGC.
In February 2004, it had been awarded a turnkey project
valued at Rs1,006 crore by ONGC for nine new wellhead
platforms, along with single point responsibility for
the complete engineering procurement, fabrication and
installation of the platforms, five of