Larsen &Toubro supplies the World’s largest Coke Drums for a refinery project in Mexico

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Larsen & Toubro, on Thursday, announced that its heavy engineering business unit has successfully dispatched the World’s largest Coke Drums, weighing 658 tons each, for a refinery project in Mexico. The Coke Drums will form a part of a Delayed Coking Unit in the PEMEX Dos Bocas Refinery Project, which will convert the residue from the combined distillation plant into higher-value products.

We feel proud to have consistently dispatched the largest, heaviest and most complex equipment to our various global clients. Our heavy engineering capabilities are globally recognized to handle such large volumes and complete the projects with the highest standards of safety and quality in stipulated timelines.”

Mr. Anil V. Parab, Member – L&T Executive Committee, Senior VP & Head Heavy Engineering

L&T, with this delivery of coke drums, has surpassed its own benchmark of supplying similar heavy Coke Drums for a client in the USA. Expressing his joy, Parab says, ‘We thank PTI-ID for reposing faith in L&T for supplying world’s largest Coke Drums for such prestigious project. It’s heartening to have lived up to the expectations of our client and delivering Coke Drums on-time.’

While Dr. Leonardo Cornejo, Project Director, PTI Infraestructura De Desarrollo S.A de C.V. (PTI-ID) said, “These Coke Drums are critical equipment for the refinery project of national importance to Mexico and we are glad to associate with L&T for manufacturing of the world’s largest Coke Drums.” 

“Achieving on-time delivery of such large Coke Drums involving voluminous fabrication work is commendable. We are delighted with the trustworthy and transparent approach of team L&T and consider the company as a valuable partner for such ambitious projects in future,” added Dr. Cornejo. 

In line with the government’s “Make in India” mission, these huge coke drums were manufactured at L&T’s state-of-the-art ‘A. M. Naik Heavy Engineering Complex’ located at Hazira near Surat. The company got the contract front PTI Infraestructura de Desarrollo, (PTI-ID), a subsidiary of Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos). 

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