PetroKazakhstan Oil Products (PKOP), a joint venture of state-owned KazMunaiGas and China National Petroleum Corp., has commenced major repairs at its Shymkent oil refinery.

Initiated on April 10, the repairs will include preventative maintenance projects to ensure continued compliance with the requirements of industrial safety and reliability of existing equipment as well as works aimed at implementation of new installations at the refinery’s new residual fluid catalytic cracking (RFCC) complex, PKOP said.

In 2017 the first stage of modernisation of the Shymkent oil refinery was completed, the completion of the second stage is scheduled for the third quarter of 2018.

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16th Apr 2018

16th April 2018