line with its plans to set up
Reliance Petroleum Ltd (RPL) has begun the spadework, and is in the process of completing necessary surveys for the project, company sources said.
The company already has operations in the
The company is also in the process of recruiting manpower for the project, according to sources familiar with the developments.
Reliance Industries (RIL) is also looking to set up a refinery project in
Kuwait Petroleum Corp has said in the past that it was in talks with Reliance for a partnership in refining and petrochemicals projects together with Dow Chemicals. A Reliance spokesperson said that the company has been carrying out feasibility studies in various countries, including
RIL has also signed an MoU with GAIL to explore opportunities for petrochemical plants outside
RIL and GAIL are already working together in specific areas in the natural gas sector, as in gas pipelines and for city gas distribution.
Last year, the two companies listed ten countries, among them Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Vietnam, Australia, South Africa, and Russia, as likely locations for chemical projects of up to two million tonnes. At
The refinery is likely to be commissioned in September this year.