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China Oil-Refinery Expansion, Construction Plans to 2015

February 13, 2012

Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- China is expected to increase its annual oil-processing capacity to 578 million metric tons by the end of this year and 700 million tons by 2015, according to a Feb. 9 report by China National Petroleum Corp., the nation’s biggest energy producer.

The following is a table showing refinery expansion and construction plans in the world’s second-biggest oil consumer, according to the report compiled by CNPC’s Research Institute of Economics & Technology.

Note 1: Capacity in million tons per year. Note 2: Sinopec Maoming’s given date is for completion of construction, not start of operations.

Source: CNPC

--Chua Baizhen. Editors: Paul Gordon, Ryan Woo

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