Inspectioneering
News

Petrojam Preparing for $100 Million Refinery Expansion in Jamaica

Jamaican Information Service, April 27, 2018

Jamaica is moving forward with upgrades the country's only refinery, Petrojam's 35,000 bpd refinery. Science, Energy and Technology Minister of Jamaica, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says plans are under way for the installation of a Vacuum Distillation Unit (VDU), which is the first phase in the upgrading of the Petrojam refinery.

“We have signed off on the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to do the VDU,” Dr. Wheatley told JIS News in an interview on April 25. In an address to the House of Representatives on April 24, Dr. Wheatley indicated that funds totalling US$100 million have been earmarked for the first phase of the upgrade.

Click here to read the full article from Jamaican Information Service.


Comments and Discussion

There are no comments yet.

Add a Comment

Please log in or register to participate in comments and discussions.


Inspectioneering Journal

Explore over 20 years of articles written by our team of subject matter experts.

Company Directory

Find relevant products, services, and technologies.

Job Postings

Discover job opportunities that match your skillset.

Case Studies

Learn from the experience of others in the industry.

Event Calendar

Find upcoming conferences, training sessions, online events, and more.

Industry News

Stay up-to-date with the latest inspection and asset integrity management news.

Blog

Read short articles and insights authored by industry experts.

Acronyms

Commonly used asset integrity management and inspection acronyms.

Asset Intelligence Reports

Download brief primers on various asset integrity management topics.

Videos

Watch educational and informative videos directly related to your profession.

Expert Interviews

Inspectioneering's archive of interviews with industry subject matter experts.