Detail Engineering and Site Support Services Provided by LTTS

By Sharada Prahladrao

Project Success Story

Client’s Challenges and Requirements: The client was looking for detail engineering and site support Engineering and Site Supportservices for a greenfield edible oil refinery (1,000 TPD capacity) located in Africa.  Globally, edible oil manufacturers face the constantly growing challenges of low margins, fluctuating quality of raw materials, and changing consumer habits.  Improving production performance and driving down operations costs calls for innovative technology.  L&T Technology Services (LTTS) was chosen for its proven expertise in:

  • Basic and detailed engineering
  • 3D design and modelling
  • Multi-discipline engineering approach
  • Procurement and site support


What LTTS Enabled:  LTTS provided detail engineering and site support for the greenfield edible oil refinery through a multidisciplinary approach.  Engineering services were provided for the physical refinery, fractionation plant, neutralization plant, electrical substation, warehouses, and other facilities.  LTTS prepared the design basis report, 3D models, and technical specifications datasheets.  Multiple reports were prepared for stress analysis, electrical system design and electrical transient analyzer program (ETAP).  LTTS also prepared:

  • P&IDs and equipment, piping, duct, cable layouts
  • Bill of Quantity and request for quotation (RFQ) for packages and construction


Business Benefits:  LTTS’ efficient design engineering enabled the client to lay the foundation of a safe, reliable, and sound plant.  Moreover, the plant complied with local codes, standards and stamping requirements.  A 5 TPH line for specialty fat; and storage tanks of 43,500 MT for oil with future expansion of 55,000 MT were also included.  With sustainable process improvements, the  client optimized performance and maintained consistent quality. 


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