Oil India Limited’s 20 MW Gas Based Power Plant was inaugurated here by Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today.
With this, the second largest government-owned Exploration and Production Company has achieved another milestone towards its goal of becoming a sustainability driven integrated energy company, Pradhan said on the occasion.
The 20 MW BHEL made gas turbine generator with state of the art technology was commissioned in July 2014 at OIL’s Industrial area in Duliajan.
This turbine will be a part of OIL’s Duliajan Power Station and will phase out the two old Westinghouse make 14.45 MW each gas turbine generators commissioned in 1977.
The power from the new 20 MW gas turbine generator will be utilized for requirement of OIL’s industrial loads such as those in Gas Compressor Stations, Oil Collecting Stations, Water Injection Stations, LPG Plant, Crude Oil Pump Stations, Water Supply, etc, company officials said.
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal and others were present on the occasion.