A turnkey contract has been awarded covering the addition of a delayed coker at the Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd. 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.