Phillips 66 has agreed to license its E-Gas technology to Reliance Industries
for its planned gasification plants at Jamnagar, India, officials said on Monday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Reliance's Jamnagar site is the largest refining complex in the world, with
an aggregate refining capacity of 1.3 million
planned gasification plants at Jamnagar will be among the
largest in the world and will process petroleum coke and coal
into synthesis gas utilizing the E-Gas technology, the company says.
The synthesis gas will be used as feedstock for a new chemical complex
and will fuel the refinery's existing gas turbine
power generation units.
We look forward to this opportunity to work with
Reliance on the largest gasification project in the world, said Rex
Bennett, president of specialties and business development at
Our E-Gas technology will be used to turn petcoke and
coal into clean, reliable energy for Reliances refinery and petrochemical plant
Phillips 66, the downstream spinoff of ConocoPhillips, will
also provide process engineering design and technical support
relating to the gasification technology process area, it
The E-Gas technology has been utilized in
commercial applications since 1987, Phillips 66 said.
It incorporates a gasification system design that can be
applied with gas and steam turbine combined-cycle power
generation to produce electric power, as well as synthesis gas
applications for the production of hydrogen, chemicals or
substitute natural gas in flexible combinations.