Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries will operate the upcoming Duqm I coking refinery, proposed to be built at Al Wusta, Oman. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the integrated coking refinery will be owned by Kuwait Petroleum and OQ SAOC, with operations expected to start in 2023. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 230
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 114
Coking (mbd): 52
Hydrocracker (mbd): 74
Hydrotreater (mbd): 149

During the period 2021-2025, the Duqm I refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $3,600m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Duqm I coking refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: John Wood Group.

Main EPC: Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Eni, Galfar Engineering & Contracting, McDermott International, Petrofac.

EPC: INCO Group, Qurum Business Group.

About Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries

Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries LLC is a joint venture between Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), engaged in operating and managing development of the planned refinery and petrochemical complex in Duqm.

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