The Jamnagar Refinery is a private sector crude oil refinery owned by Reliance Industries in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. The refinery was commissioned on 14 July 1999 with an put in capacity of 668,000 barrels per day (106,200 m3/d). It is presently the most important refinery on the earth.
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On 25 December 2008, Reliance Petroleum Restricted(RPL) announced the commissioning of its refinery right into a Special Financial 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 complicated with an aggregate refining capability of 1.24 million barrels (197,000 m3) of oil per day, more than some other single location on this planet.
The globally aggressive RPL refinery was commissioned in 36 months. RPL contracted a number of firms having experience in engineering building and refining like Bechtel, UOP LLC and Foster Wheeler amongst others. There are plans for the pipeline to process Excessive Pour Level crude oil extracted at Barmer, Rajasthan within the near future. This may require an electrically heat traced pipeline to be arrange from Barmer to Jamnagar.
The whole complex as of 2013; consisting of manufacturing and allied facilities, utilities, off-websites, port facilities and a township (415 acres of land) with housing for its 2,500 workers, ends in over 7,500 acres (three,000 ha; 11.7 sq mi) = 30,000,000 m2. This area, if overlaid on Mumbai or London, would cowl a couple of-third of either city’s landmass. If all the pipes used within the refinery have been laid out, one after another, they would connect the whole of India from north to south.[Three][four]
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^ “Reliance commissions world’s greatest refinery”, The Indian Specific, December 26, 2008
^ “Development via Energy Products”. Archived from the unique on 2007-02-27.
^ “RIL’s Jamnagar Refinery Listed Among the World’s Top 5 Refineries”. Archived from the unique on 2013-06-06.
^ “About Jamnagar” (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-27.