GE will supply Compressors to Reliance Refinery
General Electric Co. Announced Thursday that it has won a contract to supply compressors to Reliance Petroleum Ltd. for its upcoming refinery in Jamnagar.
Three reciprocating compressors compressors will be supplied by GE's oil and gas business arm, it will also supply Two screw compressors and spare parts for the $ 6.1 billion refinery in Jamnagar, The value of the deal was not disclosed.
The reciprocating compressors will be manufactured at GE's oil and gas facilities in Florence, Italy, while the screw compressors will be supplied from GE's plant in Oshkosh, Wis., the statement said. The equipment will be shipped during the first and second quarters of 2008, GE already supplied similar machines to Reliance for an earlier project in 1997 and 1998.
This Reliance refinery in Jamnagar, and once completed in 2008 it would make the industrial town of Jamnagar, the world's largest petroleum refining hub.
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd already announced that the combine capacity of this the two refineries will be to process 1.24 million barrels of crude oil per day.