CPC operates the Dalin refinery, which is located in Yunlin, Taiwan. It is a non integrated refinery owned by CPC. The refinery, which started operations in 1969, has an NCI of 6.51.


Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 350
Condensate Splitter (mbd): 50
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 105
Reformer (mbd): 60
Hydrotreater (mbd): 190
Alkylation (mbd): 14
Isomerization (mbd): 10


The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 400mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Dalin refinery

The Dalin refinery witnessed five incidents during the period 2015-2020.


Upcoming expansion projects at Dalin refinery

Solvent Deasphalting Unit, VDU

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Dalin refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: KBR.

About CPC


Corp (CPC) is an integrated oil and gas company. The company explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas from its assets in Taiwan, Ecuador, Indonesia, Niger, Chad, Australia, the US, and Congo. It operates refinery and petrochemical complexes in Taoyuan and Dalin. The company’s petroleum products include gasoline, aviation fuel, fuel oil, diesel fuel, and liquefied petroleum gas. CPC petrochemical products include ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene and xylene. It operates LNG receiving terminals in Taiwan for ensuring energy security in the country. The company is also active in marketing and sales of lubricants, solvents and chemicals. CPC is headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Methodology

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