intro Reliance Petroleum Limited (BSE: 532743) was set up by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of India's largest

private sector companies based in Mumbai. Currently, RPL is subsidiary of RIL, and has interests in thedownstream oil business. RPL also benefits from a strategic alliance with Chevron India Holdings Pte Limited,Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation USA (Chevron), which currently holds a 5% equity stake in the Company. [2]

Capacity planning
RIL commissioned its new refinery in the SEZ at Jamnagar. This refinery has the capacity to process 580,000 barrels of crude oil per stream day. The facility also has the capacity to produce 0.9 million tonnes of polypropylene per annum. The new refinery is the sixth largest in the world and has a Nelson Complexity Index of 14.0, making Jamnagar the largest and most complex refinery site in the world. This refinery has more than 40 process units apart from a large network of offsites, utilities and other Infrastructure facilities.

The SEZ refinery has a unique design and path breaking configuration with ‘Clean Fuels’ process plant. It is designed with high level of flexibility to change grades based on economy and to capture margins based on market dynamics. The new SEZ refinery is the first refinery in India to produce Euro-IV grades of gasoline and diesel. The refinery has been the first in India to produce large number of US grade gasoline such as R-BOB, RFG, US conventional, 95 Oxy-free and Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel (10 PPM Sulphur) which are being supplied to the US and European markets.

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