China leads globally with the highest delayed coking unit capacity additions

Analysis of the planned delayed coking units (DCU) capacity of refineries shows that the Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally with 153 Mbpd. Saudi Arabia has the second highest with 104 Mbpd and Panjin II and Palu are jointly in third with 78 Mbpd, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally with 153 Mbpd during 2018 to 2022. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2020 with a total capex of $9.5bn 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 Mbpd. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2018 with a total capex of $7.0bn. Saudi Arabian Oil Co is the operator for the refinery.

The Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally with 153 Mbpd during 2018 to 2022.
The Jieyang refinery in China has the highest planned DCU capacity globally with 153 Mbpd during 2018 to 2022.

Panjin II and Palu refineries are jointly in third for planned DCU capacity in 2022, each with a capacity of 78 Mbpd. 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 Mbpd. 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 $7.0bn.

The Barmer refinery in India has the fifth highest DCU capacity with a capacity of 47 Mbpd. The refinery is expected to start operations in 2022 with a total capex of $6.5bn 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 Mbpd, 40 Mbpd, 32 /Mbpd and 25 Mbpd, respectively.

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