Reliance becomes world’s second largest producer paraxylene

Reliance becomes world’s second largest producer of paraxylene

11:08 AM, 15th June 2017
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MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced the successful and flawless commissioning of the last crystallisation train (Train 3) of the paraxylene (PX) complex at Jamnagar, Gujarat.

This plant is built with state of the art crystallisation technology from BP PLC which is highly energy efficient. With the commissioning of this plant, RIL’s PX capacity has more than doubled making it world’s second largest producer of PX with about 11 percent of global production.

Pursuant to installation and mechanical completion of the entire PX complex in the previous quarter, RIL commissioned second phase of PX comprising of second crystallisation train (Train 2), transalkylation and aromatic extraction units at Jamnagar in April 2017.

Train 3, which was at an advanced stage of commissioning has now been successfully started, the company said.

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