MoU signed for capacity expansion of Numaligarh refinery

An MoU has been signed for capacity expansion of the Numaligarh refinery in Assam. Under the expansion project, a 28 inch diameter and 1,400 km long crude oil pipeline of 1 mtpa capacity will be laid for transporting 6 mtpa of imported crude oil from Paradip port in Odisha to Numaligarh in Assam. This will enable the utilisation of Indian Oil Corporation Limited’s spare capacity at Paradip for the installation of crude storage tanks and setting up a pump house and a township.