TransAsia plans refinery relocation project

By an OGJ correspondent
KARACHI, June 18 -- TransAsia Refinery Ltd. plans to relocate a 100,000 b/d refinery from Naples, Italy, to Port Qasim, Karachi.

The company is seeking formal approval from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Sindh government to implement the project on a fast-track basis, reported the EPA.

TransAsia awarded a contract on Apr. 21 to Descon Engineering of Lahore for the engineering, construction, products and utilities pipelines design and construction, crude and export products storage-handling facilities design and construction, and utilities and off-sites construction.

The project is scheduled for completion by April 2010.

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