The refinery, which has the capability to course of 704,000 barrels of crude per day (bpd), is a part of the world’s largest refining advanced within the metropolis of Jamnagar in Gujarat state.
Reliance, which operates the refining advanced, didn’t give a motive for the “emergency shutdown” of the refinery’s fluidized catalytic cracking unit (FCCU).
“The FCCU unit is being repaired on prime precedence and is predicted to be restarted expeditiously,” the corporate stated in a inventory change submitting.
“Consequently, some product shipments might get delayed and we’re working to attenuate the affect on our prospects,” it stated.
A supply aware of the matter stated that the unit will likely be mounted in every 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 principally promote merchandise within the native market.