The Jamnagar Refinery is a non-public sector crude oil refinery owned by Reliance Industries in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. The refinery was commissioned on 14 July 1999 with an put in capability of 668,000 barrels per day (106,200 m3/d). It’s at the moment the most important refinery in the world.
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On 25 December 2008, Reliance Petroleum Restricted(RPL) introduced the commissioning of its refinery right into a Particular Economic Zone in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. The completion of the RPL refinery has enabled Jamnagar to emerge as a ‘Refinery Hub housing the world’s largest refining advanced with an aggregate refining capacity of 1.24 million barrels (197,000 m3) of oil per day, more than every other single location in the world.
The globally aggressive RPL refinery was commissioned in 36 months. RPL contracted several companies having experience in engineering construction and refining like Bechtel, UOP LLC and Foster Wheeler amongst others. There are plans for the pipeline to process High Pour Point crude oil extracted at Barmer, Rajasthan within the near future.[citation wanted] This would require an electrically heat traced pipeline to be arrange from Barmer to Jamnagar.
Your complete advanced as of 2013; consisting of manufacturing and allied amenities, utilities, off-websites, port services and a township (415 acres of land) with housing for its 2,500 workers, results in over 7,500 acres (three,000 ha; 11.7 sq mi) = 30,000,000 m2. This space, if overlaid on Mumbai or London, would cowl more than one-third of both city’s landmass. If the entire pipes used within the refinery were laid out, one after one other, they would connect the whole of India from north to south.
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^ “About Jamnagar” (PDF). Archived from the unique (PDF) on 2011-10-27.