Petronas announces Johor for new refinery

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Petronas, the state-run Malaysian petrochemical company, has announced Johor to be the site of their new $20 billion crude-oil refinery. The new complex will also include a naphtha cracker and a petrochemical and polymer processor.  Johor was selected for its proximity to deep-water ports and shipping lanes, along with a high demand for energy in the area.

According to officials, the refinery will be capable of processing 300,000 barrels of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and/or fuel oil a day.  Contracts for construction should be commissioned by the end of 2016.

 

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Petronas, the state-run Malaysian petrochemical company, has announced Johor to be the site of their new $20 billion crude-oil refinery. The new complex will also include a naphtha cracker and a petrochemical and polymer processor.  Johor was selected for its proximity to deep-water ports and shipping lanes, along with a high demand for energy in the area.

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Petronas, the state-run Malaysian petrochemical company, has announced Johor to be the site of their new $20 billion crude-oil refinery. The new complex will also include a naphtha cracker and a petrochemical and polymer processor.  Johor was selected for its proximity to deep-water ports and shipping lanes, along with a high demand for energy in the area.

According to officials, the refinery will be capable of processing 300,000 barrels of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and/or fuel oil a day.  Contracts for construction should be commissioned by the end of 2016.

 

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