Haldia Petrochemicals will operate the upcoming Kakinada I refinery, proposed to be built at Andhra Pradesh in India. The integrated refinery will be owned by Haldia Petrochemicals and is expected to start operations in 2030.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 240
Coking (mbd): 35
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 64
Hydrocracker (mbd): 56
Reformer (mbd): 44
Hydrotreater (mbd): 193

During the period 2021-2025, the Kakinada I refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $537.6m.

About Haldia Petrochemicals

Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is a provider of chemicals and polymers. Its product portfolio includes polymers comprising high density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and chemicals such as butadiene, polypropylene (PP), cyclopentane, benzene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), carbon black feed stock, pyrolysis gasoline and motor spirit. HPL’s products find application in packaging, houseware, pesticides, lubricants, detergents, fertilizers, containers, processed food, furniture, consumer durables, stationery and automotive components. The company distributes and exports products across the world. HPL is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


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