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Oil refineries

Construction of $620m oil refinery delayed

Construction of an oil refinery straddling two provinces in the South is going ahead slower than expected, with the project now scheduled for completion in 2022, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said. The first phase of the oil refinery, located on 365 square metres ...

Chea Vannak

Ground broken for oil refinery

After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground yesterday on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. ...

Hor Kimsay and Kali Kotoski

Start-up for refinery construction

Construction of phase one of a landmark $3 billion oil refining plant kicks off today in Sihanoukville province, after many delays since the company announced plans in December 2012. ...

May Kunmakara

Plans spilt for oil refinery

A mysterious cluster of crude oil storage tanks recently constructed on the coast near Kampot are linked to a $400 million project by timber baron Try Pheap to build an industrial park and oil refinery, government officials confirmed yesterday. ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng

Russian crude oil imports not on refinery’s wishlist

Russia is looking to expand its crude oil exports to ASEAN countries – including Cambodia – despite the Kingdom being years away from having refinery capabilities. ...

Kali Kotoski

First oil refinery a step closer

Construction on a $3 billion oil refining plant, the Kingdom’s first, will start in October this year and is expected to be finished by the end of 2018, according to a senior executive at the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday. ...

Sok Chan

No end date in sight for oil plant completion

Cambodia Petroleum Company says its $2.3 billion oil refinery is still in the early stages of construction, after being delayed twice since it announcement in 2013. The landmark oil refinery, to be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces, was first expected to be ...

Chan Muyhong

Cambodia's oil imports up 10 pct in Q1

Cambodia imported 453,000 tons of petroleum in the first three months of 2014, up 10 percent from 412,190 tons over the same period last year, the data of the Ministry of Commerce showed Tuesday. During the January-March period this year, the country spent 442 million U.S. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodia Wants Sinopec to Build Oil Refinery by 2018

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday urged China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp, the Asia’s largest oil refining and petrochemical enterprise, to expedite its process to build an oil refinery in Cambodia by 2018, Xinhua reported on October 15, citing a spokesman. ...

Oil and Gas Industry Latest News Staff

Cambodia eyes domestic oil production, refinery for energy security: official

Cambodia is working on three fronts to improve its energy security and supply, including the development of its first oil-producing asset, looking for ways to resolve a disagreement over disputed territory in the Gulf of Thailand, and studying the economic viability of building its own ...


Officials mum on proposed oil refinery

Officials were mum yesterday about the proposed construction of an oil refinery by a Chinese firm in Preah Sihanouk and Kampot provinces, and provincial authorities said the company had not yet been granted any land for the proposed project. Ter Chimnarith, deputy director of Kampot province’s ...

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