Chennai Petroleum will operate the upcoming Nagapattinam II coking refinery, proposed to be built at Tamil Nadu, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the integrated coking refinery will be owned by Indian Oil, National Iranian Oil, and others, with operations expected to start in 2025. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 180
Coking (mbd): 50
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 54
Reformer (mbd): 13
Hydrotreater (mbd): 226
Isomerization (mbd): 11

During the period 2021-2025, the Nagapattinam II refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $3,555m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Nagapattinam II coking refinery include the following.

Main EPC: Engineers India, McDermott International, Tata Sons.

About Chennai Petroleum

Chennai Petroleum Corp Ltd (CPCL) formerly known as Madras Refineries Limited (MRL), is a state-owned oil refining company. It is a subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The company offers a range of petroleum and specialty products. CPCL’s product portfolio includes liquefied petroleum gas, superior kerosene, motor spirit, aviation turbine fuel, naphtha, high-speed diesel, bitumen, paraffin wax, lube base oils, furnace oil, propylene, butane and hexane among others. CPCL owns and operates two refineries: Manali Refinery in North Chennai and Cauvery Basin Refinery (CBR) in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu The company caters its products to various industries that include fertilizers, power, petrochemicals, roadways, railways and airways. CPCL is headquartered at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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