16 September 2009 07:16 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--India's Reliance Industries has achieved full production at its newly-started 900,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) plant at Jamnagar, Gujarat state, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.
"Both the lines at the PP plant have been ramped up to 100% capacity, now that propylene feedstock is freely available," the source added.
Feedstock propylene for the two lines, each with 450,000 tonne/year capacity, is being sourced entirely from Reliance's new fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at ?xml:namespace>
The FCC unit is also operating at full rate, the source said.
The output from both the lines, which produce only homopolymer PP, would be exported.
Reliance also operates an older 1m tonne/year PP plant at
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections