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.