The biggest Mangalore Petrochemicals Plant is known as Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited is a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
Out of the total refining capacity ofIndia, the contribution of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited is 8%.
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited being the biggest Mangalore Petrochemicals Plant, is looking forward to increasing the per capita consumption of petrochemicals, equipping the petrochemicals plant with latest technology.
Currently, it is setting up a plant which would deal in aroma based goods. The name of the plant is linear alkyl Benzene (LAB) plant. The plant is also popular for its energy conservation measures. The latest endeavors in this field have been enlisted below:
- Sulphur recovery unit incinerator: Using amine flash column hydrocarbon vapors
- Refinery drives: Using variable speed drives
- LPG recovering: Hydrocracker unit stabilizer revamp
- Crude Unit-2: Advances Process control
- Compressor maintenance: Interconnecting Hydrocracker stabilizers
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited has a 3% share in equity. ONGC has a major participation in the equity which is 46%, and the rest are shared by banks and financial institutions. MRPL being a subsidiary of ONGC, has a smaller participation in equity. As such, the new petrochemical based aroma plant is estimated to be worth ` 4852 crore.
The aromatics petrochemical complex is proposed to be set up by 2010 and is going to be a part of the Naphtha stream of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited - yet another great step towards revolutionizing the Mangalore Petrochemicals Plant.
Last Updated on 13 December 2011