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Shazand refinery cuts mazut output

Shazand Refinery in the central city of Arak, Markazi Province, Iran, which receives 250kbd (12.5Mnta) as feedstock, has cut production of the eco-unfriendly fuel mazut to less than 7% by optimising its processing facilities – at least three times less than in other refineries.

Eko Petrochemical to invest in new 20kbd refinery

In an effort to boost Nigeria’s refining capacity, the Eko Petrochemical Refinery, has announced plan to invest $250 Mn in a new 20kbd (1Mnta) refinery to be located at the Tomaro Industrial Park and Free Trade Zone in Lagos.

IMO 2020-compliant refinery being constructed in Fujairah

Brooge Petroleum & Gas (BPGIC) is constructing a 250kbd (12.5Mnta) refinery designed to produce bunker fuel in Fujairah, UAE, and the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa to comply with IMO 2020 regulations

Bangkok refinery to shut down hydrocracker for planned maintenance

Bangchak Corp (BCPCL) has scheduled a shutdown of the hydrocracking unit for a month of planned maintenance at its 120kbd (6Mnta) Bangkok refinery in Thailand, to run from July 9 to Aug. 7. All other refining units will continue with normal operation.

Preparations to start trial runs at Brunei refinery underway

Zhejiang Hengyi has started preparations for trial runs at its oil Pulau Muara Besar refinery in Brunei after importing its first crude cargo for the plant last week.