Perma Pipe International Holdings Inc last month announced that its subsidiary Perma Pipe India Pvt Ltd has been awarded a USD 6.7 million contract by JSIW Infrastructure Pvt Ltd for application of a thermal insulation system on pipe to be used for the construction of the 12 inch diameter, 74 kilometer. The skin effect heat traced and insulated crude oil pipeline is being developed by HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd, a joint venture company between HPCL and the Government of Rajasthan. The pipeline is established for the purpose of constructing a new refinery and petrochemical complex in Pachpadra Tehsil of District Barmer in the state of Rajasthan. Engineers India Limited (is the project management consultant for the pipeline project.
The project will utilize Perma Pipe’s TRACE-THERM insulation system which is designed to ensure optimum heat management during the life of the pipeline. The system will have welded tracer tubes for heat tracing and spray applied polyurethane foam jacketed with a high density polyethylene casing. Prior to application of the insulation system, an anti-corrosion coating will be applied on tracer tubes and bends in Perma Pipe’s newly commissioned custom coating facility. The project will begin execution in Perma Pipe’s Gandhidham, Gujarat, India facility in the first quarter of 2021.