Analysis of the planned delayed coking units (DCUs) capacity of refineries has suggested that the Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally, with 153 000 bpd. Saudi Arabia has the second highest with 104 000 bpd and Panjin II and Palu are in joint third with 78 000 bpd, according to GlobalData.
The Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally with 153 000 bpd during 2018 to 2022. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2020 with a total capex of US$9.5 billon and Petrochina Pdvsa Guandong Petrochemical Co Ltd is the operator of the refinery.
The Jizan refinery in Saudi Arabia has the second highest planned DCU capacity with 104 000 bpd. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2018 with a total CAPEX of US$7 billion. Saudi Arabian Oil Co. is the operator for the refinery.
Panjin II and Palu refineries are jointly in third for planned DCU capacity in 2022, each with a capacity of 78 000 bpd. The refineries are expected to start operations in 2021 and 2019, respectively. China North Industries Group Corporation is the operator for Panjin II refinery, while PT Palembang GMA Refinery Consortium is the operator for Palu refinery.
Duqm I has the fourth highest planned DCU capacity with 52 000 bpd. The refinery is located in Oman and is expected to start operations in 2021. Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries LLC is the operator. The refinery has a total CAPEX of US$7 billion.
The Barmer refinery in India has the fifth highest DCU capacity with a capacity of 47 000 bpd. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2022 with a total capex of US$6.5 billion and HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd is the operator.
The remaining refineries with planned DCU capacities are Pulau Muara Besar in Brunei, Aliaga in Turkey, Zhanjiang III in China, and Mostorod II in Egypt. These have capacities of 46 000 bpd, 40 000 bpd, 32 000 bpd and 25 000 bpd, respectively.
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