MOSCOW (MRC) -- GTC Technology has
supplied its proprietary GT-DWC technology for a second Dividing Wall Column for
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) at the DTA Refinery in Jamnagar, India,
project was unique in that a separation process, previously made by two naphtha
splitting towers, was altered to be made in only one of the towers, which was
converted to a GT-DWC configuration.
GTC provided a single-source
responsibility for process license, Basic Engineering Design, equipment supply
and process guarantees.
"Revamps utilizing the GT-DWC process are
small-scale projects and often offer a payback of less than six months," said
Manish Bhargava, GTC Licensing Manager for Advanced Distillation Systems. "We
are excited to work with RIL and continue our track record of providing
leading-edge solutions for our clients."
As MRC informed
before, Reliance Industries is implementing a new project to source 1.5
million tpy of ethane feedstock from the US to feed its crackers in
Besides, RIL has announced that it would invest over Rs 100,000
crore in expansion of its petrochemical capacities and adding value to its
Reliance Industries is one of the world's largest
producers of polymers. The company's polymer production in 2010-11
(polypropylene, polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride) made 4,094 kilo