Pengerang Johor Refinery Project

Summary Information

  • The project is also know as Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project

The Project

  • Project Type: Greenfield Refinery
  • Project Summary: Petronas will construct a crude oil refinery with a capacity of 300,000 barrels a day, a naphtha cracker, petrochemicals and polymer facilities
  • Main Contractors
    • Technip: has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract
    • Jacobs: basic engineering package for three sulfur recovery units (SRUs)

Refining Units

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Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • It will process imported crude

Products Produced

  • It will supply feedstock for the petrochemical complex. It will also produce a host of refined petroleum products, including gasoline and diesel that meet the Euro 4 and Euro 5 fuel specifications


  • 2011 - The project is announced
  • 2012 - Petronas & BASF sign MOU for petrochemicals complex
  • 2012 - Technip awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract
  • 2012 - Project officially launched by the Sultan of Johor
  • 2012 - Jacobs awarded SRU contract

Other Information

  • To support the development of RAPID, PETRONAS is also assessing the feasibility of developing a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving and re-gasification terminal and a co-generation power plant.

Relevant Links

  1. Petronas to Build $20 Billion Malaysia Oil Hub
  2. PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership in Malaysia
  3. Technip awarded an engineering contract for PETRONAS’ RAPID project in Malaysia
  4. Sultan Of Johor Launches Petronas' Refinery And Petrochemical Integrated Project
  5. Jacobs Wins Contract for Three SUPERCLAUS® Units from PETRONAS

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