Technip wins engineering deal for Reliance cracker project in India

Reliance Industries (RIL) awarded Technip a contract for technology licensing, supply of basic engineering package and an engineering and procurement services for a refinery off-gas cracker (ROGC) plant.

This contract is part of the expansion project being executed at RIL’s world-scale Jamnagar refining and petrochemical complex in Gujarat, on the West coast of India.

The ROGC plant will be among the largest ethylene crackers in the world and will be integrated to RIL’s Jamnagar refinery complex, using refinery off-gas as feedstock.

The products from that plant will be utilized as feedstock for the new downstream petrochemical plants.

The ROGC plant will utilize Technip’s ethylene technology, including its proprietary SMK furnace technology, the company said.

“Technip is one of the largest experienced contractor on licensing, designing and implementing grassroot mega-crackers for ethylene production,” said Nello Uccelletti, senior vice president of Technip’s onshore business.

“This contract reinforces our position as a major player in this field. We are delighted to work with RIL to deliver this world-scale project.”

Financial details were not disclosed.

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