Jacobs Engineering Group on Tuesday received a
contract from Paradeep Phosphates Ltd. (PPL) to provide project management consultancy (PMC)
services for its sulfuric acid plant expansion project in Paradeep, Orissa, India.
Officials did not disclose the contract value,
noting that the total contract duration is 24 months.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is overseeing the
work of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors as
they expand PPLs sulfuric acid plant to enable an
estimated capacity of over 2,000 tpd.
The expansion project also includes a
retrofit of the heat recovery system in PPLs existing
sulfuric acid plants, plus a new captive power plant and allied
Outside Boundary Limits (OSBL) facilities.
"We are delighted to receive this contract from PPL and
are committed to delivering a high level of value on the project," said Jacobs vice
president Allyn Taylor.
"We are pleased to have increasing opportunities to expand the
capabilities we provide to many business sectors throughout India.
PPL is a leading fertilizer company engaged in
manufacturing and marketing complex phosphatic fertilizers in
India. The company is owned by Zuari Holdings Ltd., OCP of
Morocco and the government of India.