The refinery, which has the capability to course of 704,000 barrels of crude per day (bpd), is a part of the world’s largest refining complicated within the metropolis of Jamnagar in Gujarat state.
Reliance, which operates the refining complicated, didn’t give a purpose for the “emergency shutdown” of the refinery’s fluidized catalytic cracking unit (FCCU). “The FCCU unit is being repaired on top priority and is expected to be restarted expeditiously,” the corporate mentioned in a inventory change submitting. “Consequently, some product shipments may get delayed and we are working to minimize the impact on our customers,” it mentioned. A supply accustomed to the matter mentioned that the unit will be mounted in every week’s time. The refining complicated in Jamnagar has two refineries. The 704,000 bpd export-focussed plant is adjoining to the 330,000 bpd refinery that principally promote merchandise within the native market.