Pakistan State Oil will operate the upcoming Lahore coking refinery, proposed to be built at Punjab, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the non integrated coking refinery will be owned by Pakistan State Oil and PowerChina Northwest Engineering, with operations expected to start in 2029. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 300
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 144
Coking (mbd): 93
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 75
Hydrocracker (mbd): 72
Reformer (mbd): 57
Hydrotreater (mbd): 189
Alkylation (mbd): 9
Isomerization (mbd): 18

During the period 2021-2025, the Lahore refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $850m of capex.

About Pakistan State Oil

Pakistan State Oil Co Ltd (PSO) is an energy company that imports, stores, markets, and distributes petroleum products. Its product portfolio includes motor gasoline, hi-cetane diesel, furnace oil, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, black oil, white oil, and lubricants. The company serves a wide range of customers in the aviation, railways, power projects, railways, marine, and agriculture sectors. It also owns and operates an extensive network of fuel retail outlets. In addition, the company has a presence in aviation, marine, and export businesses. It also has strategic investments in refineries, pipeline companies, and marketing companies. PSO is headquartered in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

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