Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. plans to construct a 235,000 metric ton per year base oil plant at its Gujarat, India, refinery as part of a petrochemical and lube integration project.
The Mumbai-based company announced in a Sept. 22 stock exchange filing that its board of directors approved the project at a Sept. 21 meeting. The filing didn’t disclose what type of API group of base oil would be produced or a projected completion date.
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Indian Oil currently operates a base oil plant in Haldia, in the state of West Bengal, with capacity to make 130,000 t/y of Group I and 120,000 t/y of Group II oils.