Commissioning of Saudi state firm Aramco’s Pengerang Refining & Petrochemical (PrefChem) joint venture with Malaysian state firm Petronas is to be pushed back into the second half of 2020, despite trial runs of its crude distillation unit (CDU) beginning in April.

Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas, EPC contractor for the refinery’s hydrotreaters, catalytic reformer, hydrogen unit and saturated gas plant, says testing of the plant’s units is being delayed by problems relating to a “change of feedstock.” (CONTINUED - 373 WORDS)