Paradip Refinery Paradip Refinery’s South Oil Jetty Inaugurated

Editor: Dominik Stephan

As part of Paradip Refinery Project, Indian Oil, is setting up the Oil Jetty, at a cost of US $128 million along with associated facilities at Paradip Port Trust. A single berth is provided for loading of products and unloading of crude oil.

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(Picture: Indian Oil)

New Delhi/India - One crude pipeline, eight product pipelines (Motor Spirit, High Speed Diesel, Naphtha, Dual Purpose Kerosene, Propylene and Propylene vapour) and 3 utilities pipelines are laid from South Oil Jetty to IOCL Paradip Refinery. Two Unloading Arms (for Crude) & eight Loading Arms (for product) are also installed at Jetty top.

Average parcel size for product is 62,000 Dead Weight Tonnage with berth turned down time of 24 hours while for Crude unloading 1,00,000 Dead Weight Tonnage with berth turned down time of 26 hours.

he South Oil Jetty of Paradip Refinery was inaugurated by Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Union Minister forShipping, Road Transport & Highways on 10th July 2015 in the august presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State(Independent Charge), Petroleum & Natural Gas; Dr. Damodar Rout, Minister for Co-operation and Excise, Govt. of Odisha and MLA, Paradip; and Dr. Kulamani Samal, Member of Parliament, Jagatsinghpur.