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Petronas plans to upgrade Kerteh refinery by 2022

Mar 15, 2018

The Business Times [SINGAPORE] Malaysia's state-owned Petronas plans to upgrade its refinery in Kerteh, Terengganu, by 2022 to produce higher quality fuels and expand the crude types it processes beyond Tapis, a company executive said. Production of light sweet Tapis crude, once Malaysia's flagship grade, is declining, so the Kerteh refinery is looking to switch to other grades such as medium-sweet Kimanis, Petronas Penapisan (Terengganu) Managing Director and C... Read More

PCS opens US$80m naphtha import facilities on Jurong Island

Mar 15, 2018

The Business Times PETROCHEMICAL Corporation of Singapore (PCS) on Wednesday marked the official opening of its US$80 million naphtha import facilities on Jurong Island, a project first announced two years ago in 2016. PCS's newest installation includes eight storage tanks totalling some 240,000 cubic metres of capacity, a 120,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) liquid berth capable of handling large vessels transporting naphtha and associated facilities. In previous ... Read More

Summit Power inks pact with Mitsubishi for integrated LNG terminal, power project in Bangladesh

Mar 15, 2018

The Business Times SINGAPORE-based Summit Power International (SPI) and Mitsubishi Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop an LNG-to-power project, which is expected to cost up to US$3 billion, at Matarbari, Bangladesh. Under the MOU, the parties will develop an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal with a regasification capacity of up to 1,500 million cubic feet per day, two units of 1,200 megawatt gas turbine combined c... Read More

OTTCO signs agreement for Oman crude storage terminal

Nov 23, 2017

MEED  The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm and the Oman Tank Terminal Company have signed an agreement over the construction of the Ras Markas crude oil storage terminal. The usufruct agreement allocates 1,253 hectares of land in Duqm for the Ras Markaz terminal for a period of 40 years. It grants the company exclusive rights for the storage of crude oil and its derivative in the area for a period of 20 years and for five years in the Special Economic ... Read More

Oman requires $5bn investment for world's largest crude park

Jul 07, 2017

MEED Ras Markaz is being developed as a crude and derivatives hub  Oman will require a toal investment of $5.2bn to develop the world’s largest crude storage facility at Ras Markaz, the client for the scheme said in a statement. Development of the first phase, for which Oman Tank Terminal Company (OTTCO) is currently evaluating bids, is expected to reach $1.8bn, which covers the costs for constructing crude oil tanks, marine and infrastructure faciliti... Read More