Bharat Petroleum to revamp its Mumbai refinery complex

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) plans to invest Rs 6,877 crore to modernise its Mumbai refinery complex by replacing the old Catalytic Cracking Unit and Fluidised Catalytic Cracking Unit with a new, state-of-the-art Petro Resid Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit and associated facilities.

The project facilities include a reactor and re-generator, a product separation section, treatment facilities for FG/LPG, a new sulphur recovery unit and mounded bullets. The project will enhance safety, incorporate latest environmental management technologies, improve energy efficiency and product yield, according to reports.