28 October 2009 13:32 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Co (ORPC) plans to shut down its 116,000 bbl/day refinery at Sohar in February 2010 for around eight weeks for a government inspection, industry sources said on Wednesday.
Sources said that the mandatory inspection is standard policy for new installations such as Sohar, which was completed in August 2006 at a cost of some $1.25bn (€850m).
The Sohar refinery has a 75,250 bbl/day residue fluid catalytic cracking (RFCC) unit, which can produce some 327,000 tonnes/year of propylene.
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