Last Update On:

20 / 06 / 2024.

GAIL MANGALORE PETROCHEMICALS LIMITED

(A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of GAIL) [Erstwhile JBF Petrochemicals Ltd.]

Area of Operation

GAIL Mangalore Petrochemicals is in the business of manufacturing Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), which is a base raw material for producing saturated polyesters, mainly polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and related polymer products such as fibers, resins, thin films, bottles, etc.

The PTA Manufacturing facility of GMPL, located at Special Economic Zone and spread across 115 Acres has an installed capacity to produce 1.25 million tons of PTA per year.

The production process involves oxidization of Paraxylene in a solvent viz., Acetic Acid and in presence of catalysts to produce PTA. The process is based on technology of BP Cooperation of North America(BPNA).