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Sinopec update on continued Tahe Refinery (& coker) expansion. This says that company will spend $8.4B to increase Refinery capacity to 10 MM mtpy/300 MBD (doesn’t mention the additional coking unit it will add) and also increase Xinjiang regional crude production by ~10MM mtpy/200MBD from 2011’s 7.25 MM mtpy/to total 17.25 MM mtpy/350MBD. Article also mentions increase regional domestic natural gas production levels along with crude production
Tahe completed a +3.5 mm mtpy/ 70-100MBD Crude unit & 44MBD 2nd Coking unit addition/expansion in Sept 2010 to bring Tahe Refinery capacity to 5 MM mtpy/180 MBD and coker charge of 3.4 MM mtpy/68MBD. The 2010 completed expansion in addition to new Crude & Vacuum unit also added 70 kmtpy Naphtha Isom, 150 kmtpy GOHDS unit, SRU and Nat Gas Hydrogen Unit. Tahe was also one 3 refineries that Foster Wheeler added a 80MW / Steam CFB unit back in 2008.