Haseeb Ahmed, Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, commented: “In Asia, Ulsan and Yeosu in South Korea and Jamnagar II in India were the key refineries under both planned and unplanned maintenance in 2020. Ulsan and Yeosu have refining capacities of 840 000 bpd and 800 000 bpd, respectively, while Jamnagar II has 707 000 bpd.”
GlobalData identifies North America as the second highest region with 11.1 million bpd of crude oil refining capacity under both planned and unplanned maintenance in 2020. The Port Arthur II refinery in the US had the highest refinery capacity of 635 000 bpd under planned maintenance in 2020. The Port Arthur I refinery, also in the US, had the highest refinery capacity of 790 000 bpd under unplanned maintenance in the year.
Europe occupied the third position globally with 5.35 million bpd of refining capacity under planned and unplanned maintenance in 2020. The Pernis refinery in the Netherlands had the highest capacity under planned maintenance with 405 000 bpd, while the Plock refinery in Poland and Rheinland in Germany followed with capacities of 327 000 bpd and 325 000 bpd respectively. There is no unplanned maintenance in Europe for the year 2020.
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