Millennium Post (Kolkata)
BPCL SHIPS 1ST CONSIGNMENT OF ACRYLIC ACID FROM KOCHI PETCHEM PLANT
NEW DELHI: State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Wednesday said it has dispatched the first consignment of acrylic acid from its Propylene Derivative Petrochemical (PDP) complex at Kochi Refinery. Acrylic Acid is one of the six niche petrochemical products which will be produced at the PDP complex at Kochi Refinery. Built at the cost of Rs 6,000 crore, the complex has an Acrylic Acid Unit, Acrylates Unit & Oxo-Alcohol Unit of world-scale size and capacity. In the next few weeks, production of Oxo Alcohols and Acrylates is also expected to commence. Acrylic acid unit is the largest single-train unit in the world with a capacity of 160,000 tonnes per annum.