Chemicals & Petrochemicals

  • Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) the state’s leading player, and public sector refinery has the capacity to process 11.82 million metric tonnes per annum
  • It is the only refinery in India to have 2 Hydrocrackers producing Premium Diesel (High Cetane)
  • It is the only refinery in India to have 2 CCRs producing Unleaded Petrol of High Octane
  • Pipelines: 6 lines from refinery to coastal terminal at New Mangalore Port, with 362-km Petronet pipeline between Mangalore and Bangalore transporting 76,806 kls of Naphtha, Petrol, Kerosene, ATF, Diesel
  • Duty free import/domestic procurement of goods for development, operation and maintenance of SEZ units
  • Single window clearance for Central and State level approvals
  • Exemption from State and Central sales tax and other levies as extended by other State Governments
  • Single Point Clearance by Unit Approval Committee headed by the Development Commissioner, SEZ
  • Exemption from any other State taxes, cess, duties or levies as may be notified by the State Government
  • 100% FDI is permissible in the chemical & petrochemical industry (except for few sensitive industry segments)

Focus Sub-sectors for Global Investors Meet 2012:

  • Project Proposition: P-Xylene based Industries, Benzene Based Industries, C3 Chain Based Industries
  • Project Location: Dakshin Kannada
  • Investment Potential: INR 30,000 Crores