CNOOC Completes Test Runs at Huizhou Refinery in Guangdong - Report


Oct 9 (Reuters) - China National Offshore Oil Co (CNOOC) completed trial runs at its 200,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Huizhou refinery in the southern Guangdong province on Oct. 2, China Securities Journal reported on Monday.

The test runs were completed 16 days after crude oil was pumped into the unit, the Journal reported. (

The new plant is part of the second phase of CNOOC's Huizhou refining and chemical complex, which also includes a 1.2-million-tonne-per-year ethylene plant, a joint-venture with Royal Dutch Shell.

The new ethylene complex's construction is expected to be completed at the start of 2018, the report said.

CNOOC is the parent of offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd. (Reporting by Chen Aizhu; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)


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