East Sea Group will operate the upcoming Gwadar III cracking refinery, proposed to be built at Balochistan, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the non integrated cracking refinery will be owned by East Sea Group, with operations expected to start in 2026. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 160
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 77
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 40
Hydrocracker (mbd): 38
Reformer (mbd): 30
Hydrotreater (mbd): 101
Alkylation (mbd): 5
Isomerization (mbd): 10

During the period 2021-2025, the Gwadar III refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $3,825m of capex.

About East Sea Group

East Sea Group Ltd is a provider of shipping capabilities and specialized in oil products blending, transshipment and barge operation serving Oil & Gas industry.

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