ORPIC launches Sohar refinery expansion project

: Wednesday, June 04 - 2014 @ 02:02

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic) has announced the launch of its Sohar Refinery improvement project, Times of Oman has reported. The project will improve the refinery’s overall efficiency and productivity by overcoming the existing technical constraints resulting from the change in Oman export blend crude quality. The Refinery will add 82,000 barrels per day (bpd) to its existing capacity of 116,000bpd, taking the total capacity to 198,000bpd, indicating a 70% growth in fuel production- 90% for diesel, 37% for gasoline, 93% for kerosene, 93% for jet fuel, 91% for LPG, 175% for naphtha and 44% for propylene.

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