India: Engineering L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering to Build CO2 to Methanol Plant
Under a MOU signed between L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) and NTPC, LTHE will be responsible for carrying out Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services for the CO2 to methanol demonstration plant.
Mumbai/India – L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with NTPC, an electric power distribution company, wherein LTHE shall be the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management partner to build a CO2 to methanol demonstration plant in the NTPC power station.
The MOU was signed by Subramanian Sarma, Whole Time Director and Senior Executive Vice President (Energy) and Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya, ED (Projects), NTPC in the presence of CK Mondol, Director (Commercial), NTPC and other senior officials from L&T and NTPC. This plant will comprise of three sub-units namely CO2 capture from flue gas, H2production by electrolysis of water and catalytic conversion of CO2 & H2 to methanol.
Under this MOU, LTHE and NTPC will further collaborate to accelerate the development and subsequently commercialise CO2 to methanol plants.
Subramanian Sarma said, “We are delighted to be a part of this initiative of NTPC in the field of clean energy. This development towards establishing CO2 to methanol plants is an important step towards India’s commitment to combat climate change. LTHE, together with NTPC, will leverage its vast experience in engineering, construction and project management to successfully deliver this demonstration project.”
Organised under Offshore, Onshore, Construction Services, Modular Fabrication and Advent (Advanced Value Engineering & Technology) verticals, LTHE delivers 'design to build' engineering and construction solutions across the hydrocarbon spectrum.