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JBF & Oman Oil to set up PTA plant in Oman
Feb '10
JBF Industries Ltd has informed that the Company has signed MOU with Oman Oil Company (part of Oman Refinery) owned by Government of Oman for setting up a 1.2 Million (12 Lacs) Tonnes per annum Purified Terephthalic Acid - PTA plant at Oman as a Joint Venture, at an approximate cost of USD 680 Million.

Project envisages to consume PTA's raw material - Paraxylene produced by Oman Oil Company. The project will be co-located in the premises of Oman Aromatics to enable transportation of Paraxylene to the PTA plant by a dedicated pipeline.

JBF Industries Ltd, today, stands on a gleaming pinnacle of success as an industry leader in Polyester Chips & as one of the top 5 players in the polyester Partially Oriented Yarns (POY) in India.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. The Company was incorporated in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the energy sector both inside and outside Oman. Through participation in energy and energy related projects, the Company plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the Omani economy and to promote Omani and foreign private sector investment.

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