Pakistan State Oil will operate the upcoming Larkana hydroskimming refinery, proposed to be built at Sindh, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the non integrated hydroskimming refinery will be owned by Pakistan State Oil, with operations expected to start in 2025. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 400
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 192
Reformer (mbd): 76
Hydrotreater (mbd): 228
Isomerization (mbd): 24

During the period 2021-2025, the Larkana refinery hydroskimming is expected to witness an estimated $4,109.6m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Larkana hydroskimming refinery include the following.

Main EPC: China National Petroleum.

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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