26 April 2005 02:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (CNI)--India's Reliance Industries plans to restart its 80,000 tonne/year Kukumbh monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in mid-May, two weeks later than its original schedule, a senior Reliance official told CNI on Tuesday.
The plant, located near Pune, in the western Indian state of ?xml:namespace>
The company acquired from the plant from SM Dyechem in January this year. The plant has been shut since 1996 owing to financial problems faced by its former owner.
“There is unforeseen work which has to be done on the plant, hence we shall be restarting it only in mid-May,” the official said.
He added that the output from plant will be used captively at Reliance's polyester units at Patalganga,
With this additional capacity, Reliance's total MEG capacity will be hiked up to over 830,000 tonne/year.
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