Hyundai Oilbank operates the Daesan I coking refinery, which is located in Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, Saudi Arabian Oil, and others. The refinery started operations in 1964 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.63. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 520
Condensate Splitter (mbd): 170
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 99
Coking (mbd): 50
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 86
Hydrocracker (mbd): 78
Reformer (mbd): 27
Hydrotreater (mbd): 293
Alkylation (mbd): 25
Isomerization (mbd): 23

The capacity of the Daesan I refinery is expected to increase to 890mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Daesan I refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $218.88m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Daesan I coking refinery

The Daesan I refinery coking witnessed six incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion projects at Daesan I coking refinery


About Hyundai Oilbank

Hyundai Oilbank Co Ltd (Hyundai Oilbank), formerly Hyundai Oil Refinery Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, is an oil and gas company that produces and markets petroleum and petrochemical products. The company offers low sulphur diesel, kerosene, bunker, LPG, premium gasoline, gasoline, BTX and jet fuel. Its LPG products include propane and butane. Hyundai Oilbank's BTX products comprise benzene and para-xylene. The company provides refining and cracking of crude oil services. It has operations in the UAE, Vietnam, Singapore, China and the UK. Hyundai Oilbank is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea

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