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Ruhrpumpen delivers 4 mainline pumping units to one of the major oil pumping stations in India

Ruhrpumpen successfully executed an order from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) towards supply of 4 horizontal split case centrifugal pumps for use in one of the major oil pumping stations of India.

Ruhrpumpen Mainline Pump for Vadinar Station in India

Ruhrpumpen has recently executed an order for supply of 4 ZLM II mainline pumping units for use in one of the major oil pumping stations of India. This supply was a part of an existing Salaya-Mathura Pipeline (SMPL) debottlenecking project.

IOCL operates the 1,870 km long Salaya-Mathura Pipeline from Salaya (near Vadinar) in Jamnagar district on the coast of Gujarat to bring crude oil to its refineries at Koyali (Gujarat), 8 mmtpa Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) and Panipat (Haryana). Two Single Point Mooring (SPM) systems are operated at Vadinar to unload the crude oil received from tankers including Very Large Crude oil Carriers (VLCCs) with offshore pipelines.

IOCL is India's largest commercial enterprise and is ranked 161st among the world’s largest corporations in the Fortune ‘Global 500’ listing for 2016. The company has been meeting India’s energy demands for over half a century. It is focused on the entire hydrocarbon value-chain, from refining, pipeline transportation and marketing of petroleum products to exploration and production of crude oil and gas.

Ruhrpumpen Pumping Unit for Major Indian Oil Pumping Station

The four ZLM II 638/07 are designed for capacity up to 4,455 m3/hr and head of 184 m, having an efficiency of 89% and integrate a variable speed AC drive system with bypass isolators and a German made flame/weather proof electric motor with an output power of 1,750 kW. The pumps were successfully commissioned in July 2016 and put into operation under the supervision of RP India’s service engineers. Since then, the pumping units are successfully operating at the IOCL Vadinar pumping station.

Ruhrpumpen was selected based on its demonstrated capabilities to provide innovative pumping solutions and technical services to offshore platforms, natural gas plants, crude pipelines, oil refineries and petrochemical plants.


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