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Punj Lloyd wins Ennore LNG tank contract

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Punj Lloyd Group has received a tankage order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd valued at Rs 477 crores (US$75 million).

The scope of work includes confirmatory geotechnical investigation and early earth works as part of the construction of two 180 000 m3 capacity full containment LNG tanks for Indian Oil Corp.’s LNG import, storage and regasification terminal. The LNG terminal is located at the Ennore port in Tamil Nadu, India.

The project timelines are challenging, as it must be completed in 33 months. Punj Lloyd was previously involved in the construction of three of the country’s four LNG terminals, namely Dahej, Hazira and Dabhol.

Atul Jain, President and CEO, Pipeline and Tankage, Punj Lloyd, said: "Our technical knowledge in the LNG domain, coupled with our experience in this sector, has won us the appreciation of our clients worldwide. Punj Lloyd is proud to be India's first LNG tank constructor for both the Western and Eastern Coasts, having played a critical role in building India's LNG infrastructure."

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