Following projects have been envisioned to ensure improvement of existing plant.
The project of installing a hydrocracker to convert Furnace Oil into valuable products is under review. A basic engineering design package was prepared by M/s UoP of USA in the year 2012. However, further work was not undertaken due to insistence of Government of Pakistan for installing a DHDS and Isomerization units to produce Euro-II standard products. The Company is reviewing all aspects of the project and will decide the best course according to the changing economic situation of the country.
Turnaround of Lube-I Refinery
Company would be undertaking the turnaround of its Lube-I Refinery by the end of year 2019 as a mandatory activity so as to keep the refinery operating. This will result in continuous production at optimum level without frequent maintenance requirements. The turnaround is tied with the revamp of two stage unit of Lube - I Refinery.