Petroleos Mexicanos will operate the upcoming Dos Bocas coking refinery, proposed to be built at Tabasco, Mexico. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the non integrated coking refinery will be owned by Petroleos Mexicanos, with operations expected to start in 2023. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 340
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 163
Coking (mbd): 105
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 85
Reformer (mbd): 65
Hydrotreater (mbd): 163
Alkylation (mbd): 10
Isomerization (mbd): 36

During the period 2021-2025, the Dos Bocas refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $6,000m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Dos Bocas coking refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: Samsung Engineering.

Main EPC: Samsung Engineering.

EPC: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Samsung Engineering.

About Petroleos Mexicanos

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is a state-owned integrated oil and gas company. It operates across the value chain of the oil and gas industry, from exploration and production to processing, logistics, and marketing. The company also produces and distributes a wide range of petrochemical products. PEMEX owns and operates oil refineries, petrochemical and gas processing complexes, land and maritime terminals, oil and gas pipelines, maritime vessels, and a fleet of road transportation. The company sells gasoline and diesel in the domestic market through gas service stations under the PEMEX brand. It also exports crude oil, natural gas, petroleum, and petrochemical products to international markets. PEMEX is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.

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