Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company - Orpic’s Mina Al Fahal Refinery continues its major planned turnaround and maintenance activity until 16 November, 2017, according to the plan.
The Turnaround operations which takes place every 4 years has a total workforce of 2,200 engineers and technicians and an anticipated 1,000,000 man-hours at site to carry out maintenance activities. This is required to integrate the MAF refinery’s units with the newly constructed ones at the Suhar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP) and Muscat – Suhar Product Pipeline (MSPP).
Product supply of fuels and petrochemicals to the local market has been meticulously scheduled and secured to ensure supply to the market. In cooperation with Oman oil marketing company, Shell and Al Maha Petroluem, Orpic is using a number of logistical supply channels including sea shipping from Suhar Refinery to Mina Al Fahal Refinery and Al Jufnain Depot as well as Suhar Refinery.