CPC operates the Tao-Yuan refinery, which is located in Taiwan, Taiwan. It is a non integrated refinery owned by CPC. The refinery, which started operations in 1976, has an NCI of 7.1.


Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 200
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 36
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 50
Reformer (mbd): 25
Hydrotreater (mbd): 165
Alkylation (mbd): 9
Isomerization (mbd): 6


The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 200mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Tao-Yuan refinery

The Tao-Yuan refinery witnessed two incidents during the period 2015-2020.


About CPC


Corp (CPC) is an integrated oil and gas company. The company explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas from its assets in Taiwan, Ecuador, Indonesia, Niger, Chad, Australia, the US, and Congo. It operates refinery and petrochemical complexes in Taoyuan and Dalin. The company’s petroleum products include gasoline, aviation fuel, fuel oil, diesel fuel, and liquefied petroleum gas. CPC petrochemical products include ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene and xylene. It operates LNG receiving terminals in Taiwan for ensuring energy security in the country. The company is also active in marketing and sales of lubricants, solvents and chemicals. CPC is headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Methodology

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