The nation’s non-public refiner Reliance Business mentioned on Wednesday a secondary unit at its export-focussed refinery within the western state of Gujarat has been shut since June 6, which can delay the cargo of some product cargoes. The refinery, which has the capability to course of 704,000 barrels of crude per day (bpd), is a part of the world’s greatest refining advanced within the metropolis of Jamnagar in Gujarat state.
Reliance, which operates the refining advanced, 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 high precedence and is predicted to be restarted expeditiously,” the corporate mentioned in a inventory change submitting.
“Consequently, some product shipments could get delayed and we’re working to reduce the influence on our prospects,” it mentioned. A supply conversant in the matter mentioned that the unit will likely be mounted in per week’s time.
The refining advanced in Jamnagar has two refineries. The 704,000 bpd export-focussed plant is adjoining to the 330,000 bpd refinery that largely promote merchandise within the native market.