Reliance Industries, which operates a mega refinery in Jamnagar, Gujarat, is planning the increase the refining capacity from the present 660,000 barrels per day (33 million tpa) to 1.2 million barrels per day (60 million tpa). The company plans to invest around Rs. 150,000 million towards this expansion programme, which is expected to be completed in the year 2009-10. As of May 2005, the company has initiated discussions with Bechtel, US to implement the expansion programme. Further developments on the project may be seen in the next quarter.
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