EPC-1 project of Oil Refinery progressing at 63 percentEconomy
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Construction work for oil refinery consists
of four engineering-procurement – construction (EPC-1,2,3 and 4) phase projects,
and India’s state-owned company, ‘Engineers India Limited’ is monitoring the
performance of the EPC-1, which is a complex project of industrial
non-technological facilities, construction site infrastructure, and road and
water supply system, in accordance with international norms and standards,
reported the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry.
‘JMC Projects’ LLC of India as a general contractor of the project and engineers and technical experts of 21 subcontracting companies of Mongolia or a total of 641 people with 250 pieces of equipment are working according to a plan to hand over the project on November 29, 2022.
The EPC-1 project has four main stages: preparatory work, blueprint development, procurement, and construction, and the overall project is progressing at 63 percent. In detail, the construction of water storage tank is running at 85 percent, first aid and hospital building -80 percent, office and training center – 45 percent, cafeteria -84 percent, laboratory -85 percent, warehouse -45 percent, firefighting unit’s facility – 52 percent, repair facility -35 percent, drainage pipe-30 percent, floodwater harvesting area -82.5 percent, electric power transmission line-90 percent as well as others.
A tender for the selection of the general contractor for the EPC-2 unpatented technology facility works was announced on June 6, 2022 on an expedited basis and proposals will be received on August 16, 2022.
Moreover, a tender for the selection of the general contractor for the EPC-3 –construction of power plant of the Oil Refinery was announced on May 04, 2022 and proposals were received on July 04, 2022.
In addition, license holders for patented technology works of EPC-4 have been selected. Relevant contracts have been established with leading corporations of the petrochemical industry, such as KT - Kinetics Technology, UOP Honeywell, and Axens Solutions.