Guwahati/ 23rd August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Reliance Industries Ltd has become the biggest importer of ethane from the United States in 2017 on Wednesday. The Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd announced as the biggest importer followed by INEOS imported ethane shipments of 48 per cent of total US exports. Other INEOS, Sabic, Braskem and Borealis imports 52 per cent of ethane all together, said RIL. In 2017 RIL have imported 416 kiloton of ethane which is 19 per cent more than INEOS. The ethane will be used for RIL’s cracker facilities at Dahej and Hazira in Gujarat and Nagothane in Maharashtra. VLEC carries ethane from the US Gulf Coast to the West Coast of India for pipelines and upgrade of crackers in Gujarat and Maharashtra.