Formosa Petrochemical operates the Mailiao coking refinery, which is located in Yunlin, Taiwan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Formosa Plastics Group. The refinery started operations in 2000 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 6.25. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 540
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 80
Coking (mbd): 36
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 152
Hydrocracker (mbd): 36
Reformer (mbd): 35
Hydrotreater (mbd): 311
Alkylation (mbd): 14

The capacity of the Mailiao refinery is expected to remain the same as 540mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Mailiao coking refinery

The Mailiao refinery coking witnessed twenty nine incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Formosa Petrochemical

Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC), a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group, refines crude oil and sells refined petroleum products and olefins. The company operates refinery and integrated petrochemical complexes. It imports, exports, markets, stores, and transports crude oil, gasoline, naphtha, propane and other feedstock. It operates co-generation plants to provide steam and electricity to industrial plants. The company also exports and imports liquefied petroleum gas, and petroleum products. It also produces and sells inorganic gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, and compressed air. The company has operational presence in the markets of Taiwan, Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong and North America. FPCC is headquartered in Yunlin, Taiwan.

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