India's OMPL to commission new aromatics facility by January '14

30 October 2013 10:36  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--India’s ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Ltd (OMPL) will start commissioning its new aromatics facility in Mangalore by January next year, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The aromatics facility is located at the Mangalore Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

The facility – which will be able to produce 920,000 tonnes/year lof paraxylene (PX) and 270,000 tonnes/year of  benzene – is expected to begin commercial production during the commissioning phase, Mangalore SEZ Ltd managing director and CEO Rajiv Banga told ICIS.

Banga was speaking on the sidelines of the Downstream Asia 2013 conference in Singapore.

The conference runs on 30-31 October.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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