Oman’s Sohar $2.1bn Refinery Expansion Schedule Pushed Back

Orpic’s plans for commissioning new units at Sohar refinery have slipped. Exports data suggest a major turnaround at Sohar has been completed ahead of the planned integration, though.Orpic’s plans for commissioning new units at Sohar refinery have slipped. Exports data suggest a major turnaround at Sohar has been completed ahead of the planned integration, though.

Oman’s Minister of Oil and Gas Muhammad al-Rumhy says that state refiner Orpic will not begin commissioning its expanded Sohar refinery until the first quarter of 2017, having initially aimed to have the plant ready to begin commercial operations by the end of 2016.


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