- MRPL will set up a 930 liters per minute plant in Government Wenlock Hospital
- 4 more Oxygen generation plants in four different places in the state of Karnataka
- ONGC will set up 2 more oxygen plants in needy locations of Karnataka
Mangaluru, May 03, 2021: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd ( MRPL) will establish 5 oxygen generation plants in Dakshina Kannada and rest of Karnataka to support the state Government in the fight against Covid pandemic.
As guided by MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and District administration, MRPL will set up a 930 liters per minute plant in Government Wenlock Hospital. Shell MRPL Aviation (SMA), a joint venture between MRPL and Shell, will contribute ₹ 75 Lakh for this initiative.
MRPL has already placed order for this unit on M/s Summits Hygronics Private Limited for a order value of ₹ 1.12 Crores. This plant will be 56M3/Hr capacity (930 leters per minute). It will have Compressors, PSA Tank, Filters, Tanks, Dryers etc and will ensure Oxygen Pressure of 4 bars with purity of 93 +- 3 which should be sufficient to meet the Medical Oxygen requirement.
In Addition MRPL will also set up 4 more Oxygen generation plants in four different places in the state of Karnataka as guided by Government of Karnataka.
Recently Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas had guided different Oil and Gas PSU ‘s to set up 28 Oxygen plants in Karnataka. Apart from these 4 plants of MRPL , MRPL’s parent company ONGC will also set up 2 more oxygen plants in needy locations of Karnataka.
MRPL has already placed order for 2 plants of 530 Lters per minute generation capacity at a value of ₹ 1.4 Crore for the two plants.
During the first COVID wave MRPL had supported district administration with food kits, sanitizers, masks, travel arrangement fro migrant workers and food for unorganised sector and destitutes.
“MRPL is committed to support the citizens of our District, State and Nation at large during this unprecedented crisis and we shall back wholeheartedly the endeavours of honourable MOPNG and honourable MP and the District Administration,” MRPL MD M. Venkataesh said.