Salaya-Mathura Pipeline (SMPL): Indian Oil operates 1870 km long Salaya-Mathura Pipeline from Salaya (near Vadinar) in Jamnagar district, India on the coast of Gujarat to bring crude oil to Indian Oil’s refineries at Koyali (Gujarat), Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) and Panipat (Haryana). Two SPM systems are operated at Vadinar to unload the crude oil received from tankers including Very Large Crude oil Carriers (VLCCs) with offshore pipelines. At Vadinar, Indian Oil has a vast crude oil tank farm of 13 tanks with a total capacity of 11.05 million kiloliters. Indian Oil also has crude oil storage tank farm at Viramgam with a total capacity of 5.15 million kiloliters. Another storage tank farm at Chaksu has six tanks with a total capacity of 3.60 million kiloliters.
The Customer, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is a Fortune 500 company (Rank 153) with a sale turnover of $41 billion for fiscal year 2005. Their business interests include refining, pipeline distribution, retail distribution of petroleum products, Gas, Exploration & Production.
Specific overseas initiatives on consortium approach include an exploration & production sharing agreement for two blocks in Libya, an exploration service contract for the Farsi block in Iran and onshore farm-in arrangements in Gabon.
Design, testing, supply, installation & commissioning of wireless GSM based SCADA system and two RTUs including modification of Transformer Rectifier Units (TRU) on the SMPL pipeline installations. The locations of TRUs were at Jaksi and Hebatpura, Gujarat, India.