Sri Lanka’s CPC receives overhaul to boost efficiency

Apr 19, 2018 (LBO) – The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation’s (CPC) Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery successfully completed a 35-day overhaul and renovation programme recently, aimed to boost efficiency, reliability and productivity of the refinery.

The 50-year-old facility,which is the only oil refinery in Sri Lanka, refines imported crude oil to supply 30 percent of the energy demand of the nation.

The scheduled renovation in 2018 is a procedure commissioned every 3 years andit focuses on maintenance and replacing critical facilities and equipment to operate the refinery at optimum levels.

The renovation project took place in the three main sections of the plant, namely the Process Plant, Utilities and the Tank Farm.