Chennai Petroleum adding coker at Manali

Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd. has let a turnkey contract to Engineers India Ltd. covering the addition of a delayed coker at its 10.5 million tonne/year Manali refinery in Tamil Nadu, India.

Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd. has let a turnkey contract to Engineers India Ltd. covering the addition of a delayed coker at its 10.5 million tonne/year Manali refinery in Tamil Nadu, India.

According to press reports, the coker will have capacity of 2.2 million tpy.

It’s part of a project enabling the refinery to upgrade resid and increase distillate yield by about 7%. The project includes revamp of an existing hydrocracker.

Chennai Petroleum is a partly owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.

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