The OIL feat for heating
The Heating division successfully completed a prestigious project for Oil India Limited by commissioning a high-pressure OTSG (Once Through Steam Generator) ‘Steamax’ of 8 TPH capacity and working pressure of 175 bar(g). Oil India needed a technology for Cyclic Steam Stimulation in order to extract heavy crude oil from the reserves in Thar Desert, Rajasthan. Deemed as an ideal fit for this application, Thermax supplied the OTSG in 2006, primarily used for steam assisted gravity drain technique of oil extraction and enhanced oil recovery. This technology provided by Thermax to Oil India is first-of-a-kind with a potential to make India self-reliant in the extraction of crude oil. However, the project failed to kick off then and was later revived under the close administration of the Prime Minister’s office in 2017, and the OTSG was commissioned in November 2018. Thermax team received much appreciation for their hard work and were featured on the customer’s website.