Industrial News

International
RO Plant for Petroleum Development of Oman
Repeat Contracts from Indonesia
Contract for Escravos Gas to Liquid Project for Chevron, Nigeria
3150 m3/day MBR for Reef Island, Bahrain
MBR for Sewage Treatment at Jebel Ali, Dubai

India
7 MLD SWRO Plant for Adani Power
6 MLD SWRO Plant for Gujarat Anjan Cement


International

RO Plant for Petroleum Development of Oman
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO) awarded us a prestigious Build-Own-Operate (BOO) contract for four containerised reverse osmosis plants, which have been installed at four remote oil drilling sites in Oman.

Manufactured at our Hamriya facility in UAE in a record time of 12 weeks, the plants will be operated & maintained by Ion Exchange for seven years, and thereafter purchased by the client. Our revenue is on the basis of cubic metre of water produced. Around forty personnel will be stationed at the sites for O&M. Apart from water purification, treatment will also remove traces of boron from the raw water. The water produced will be used for process and other requirements such as drinking water at the PDO sites water in excess of the client’s requirements will be supplied to the surrounding habitats. Supply and installation of a 4 m3/h solar powered sea water reverse osmosis plant, along with supply of solar panels, for a beach front tourist development complex in Abu Dhabi. Intended to publicise and promote energy saving, the 35 KWH power generated is used for running the plant, the high pressure pump and all the control systems.



Repeat Contracts from Indonesia
At PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper, Indonesia 6 x 150 m3/h demineralisation plant and 3 x 175 m3/h condensate polishing unit; both were repeat contracts after successful performance of the plants supplied in 2002.

At PT South Pacific Viscose, Indonesia 500 m3/h pretreatment using ultra high rate clarifier and dosing systems, This was an additional unit to the 2500 m3/h pretreatment with lamella clarifier and continuous sand filter, supplied in 1996. Order for 2x50 m3/h automatic UF, RO and mixed bed system from White Nile Sugar, Sudan.



Contract for the Escravos gas to liquid project for Chevron, Nigeria
A contract, for the Escravos gas to liquid project for Chevron, Nigeria, for a condensate polishing package consisting of filtration, twin bed and mixed bed demineralisation. The consultant is KBR, USA.

Filter stream: Condensate from the heat exchangers is polished in a series of cartridge, de-oiling and activated carbon filters, for removal of free/ dissolved oil. It is designed to produce a net flow rate of 49.9m3/h of treated condensate (one train working + one standby).

Fully automatic, it can however also be operated in semi auto and manual modes.

Twin bed demineraliser: Provides polishing of process condensate from the plant. The main stream consists of ctaion and anion demineralisers in series. Net flow rate is 238 m3/h (one train working + one standby); there are two trains in parallel, with the same components.

India

7 MLD SWRO Plant for Adani Power
Ion Exchange commissioned the 7 MLD ( million litres per day ) sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO) deslination plant supplied to Adani Power Ltd. at Adani Power SEZ , Village Tunda & Siracha , Mundra , Dist. Kutch, Guajrat on lumpsum turnkey basis. Desalinated water will be supplied through pipelines from the plant to the customer’s 4 x 330 MW Mundra thermal power plant, some 2 kms away. The plant will assist the customer to achieve self-sufficiency in meeting the current water requirement of the thermal power plant.

Our contract was for complete design, engineering, manufacture, inspection & testing and erection & commissioning of 7000 m3/day desalination plant and its accessories; it includes O & M, recommended spares and commissioning spares. The RO plant was commissioned successfully and the treated water was produced to desired parameters. The plant is fully automated and is operated through PLC.



6 MLD SWRO Plant for Gujarat Anjan Cement
Ion Exchange supplied a 6 MLD (million litres per day) RO based sea water desalination plant to Gujrat Anjan Cement Ltd. (subsidiary of Jaypee Group of companies) at Sewagram , near Village Vayor, Dist. Kutch, Guajrat on lumsump turnkey basis Desalination water will be supplied through pipelines from the plant to the company’s cement plant which is about 22 kms from the SWRO plant. Our contract was for design, engineering, supply and supervision erection and commissioning of this 6000 m3/day desalination plant and its accessories.

All three 85 m3/h streams of the SWRO plant were successfully commissioned and the treated water produced to desired parameters. The plant will assist the customer to achieve self-sufficiency in meeting the current water requirement of its 1.2 million tonne capacity cement plant.