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06-12-2021

Indian Oil awards Bio-Ethanol plant project to Nuberg EPC

Leading Indian Global EPC and turnkey project management company, Nuberg EPC has been awarded the prestigious 10 TPD 2nd Generation Bio-Ethanol from Biomass plant project on an LSTK basis in Panipat. The project, owned by Indian Oil Corporation Limited, will produce Ethanol for fuel blending. Nuberg EPC will be the single-point solution company responsible from concept to commissioning of the project. The project is scheduled for an ambitious schedule of 11 months with Mechanical Completion by June 2022.

The 10 TPD Bio-Ethanol project is based on technology developed by IOCL's R&D team and thus, is a completely made in India undertaking for Bio-Ethanol. The government of India's blended Ethanol fuel roadmap envisages raising pan-India ethanol production capacity from the current 700 to 1500 crore liters. This will enable the phased rollout of E10 fuel by April 2022 and the phased rollout of E20 from April 2023 for complete availability by April 2025. Currently, India is at around 8.33% ethanol blend. The advantages of using Ethanol blended fuel include savings in foreign exchange along with reduced environmental pollution. Biomass based ethanol also helps increase the proportion of Green Energy in the conventional fossil fuel transportation industry and sets the pace for upcoming Green Hydrogen economy.

On being awarded the project, Mr. A. K. Tyagi, CMD, Nuberg Engineering commented, "We are thankful to IOCL for entrusting another turnkey project to our engineering capabilities and EPC services and solutions. Nuberg EPC is at the forefront of the Green Energy revolution in India with two clean energy plants under development. This partnership with IOCL allows us to further help realize Hon'ble Prime Minister's vision of clean sustainable environment and Carbon neutral India. We are proud to be leading the green energy revolution infrastructure building in the country."

He further stated, "Nuberg EPC's scope of services includes Process Design & Technology including Product and Technology Development – inhouse as well as with Third Party Licensors, Process Know-how & Licensing, Basic Engineering, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), Residual Detailed Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Operation &Maintenance, Detailed Engineering, Project Management, Commissioning, EPC & LSTK Solutions, Heavy Fabrication, and start-up of the plant."

This project comes as another milestone for Nuberg EPC in the pandemic hit year 2021. Nuberg EPC has earlier bagged prestigious projects in this period including Castic Soda Plant project for LineerKostik Soda Sanayi AnominSirketi in Turkey, Sulfuric Acid Project for SpreaMisr in Egypt, Sulphuric Acid Plant Project for Awash Melkassa Chemical Factory in Ethiopia, Sulphuric Acid Plant Project for International Company for Chemical Industry in Egypt, India's First Commercial Scale Fuel Cell Grade Hydrogen Plant in Vadodara, and Hydrogen Peroxide Plant for Uzbekistan Hydrogen JU LLC in Uzbekistan.

Nuberg EPC's proven global execution experience and in-house strengths of driving technology-oriented projects has already made her a global leader for executing turnkey projects worldwide. The company has also set-up and commissioned multiple plants in Chemicals & Fertilizers, Hydrocarbon, Steel, and Nuclear & Defence industries globally. Being a responsible global corporate citizen, Nuberg EPC is committed to innovating world class technologies and processes. The company is actively delivering projects globally leveraging its Indian strengths and is expanding its footprints in Hydrogen – Green, Grey and Blue; 2G & 3G Ethanol, Water Electrolysis, Water Soluble Fertilizers and Next Generation Nutrients, in addition to traditional strengths.

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