Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Complex

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 01 Nov 2013 06:46
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Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Takashi Tsukioka, hereinafter referred as "Idemitsu") and Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Toshikazu Tanaka, hereinafter referred as " Mitsui") hereby announce that The Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Limited Liability Company (NSRP), in which Idemitsu, Mitsui, Kuwait Petroleum International, and PetroVietnam have a stake, began work on the construction of the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Complex on July 22 and held a Ground Breaking Ceremony on October 23 (local time) with the participants from each country concerned including Vietnamese Prime Minister Dung.
  1. Date the construction work started: July 22, 2013
  2. Ground Breaking Ceremony:
    1. Date: October 23, 2013
    2. Attended by: Vietnam - Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister, Mr. Phung Dinh Thuc, Chairman, PetroVietnam, Mr. Do Van Hau, President, PetroVietnam
    3. Kuwait - Mr. Mustafa Al-Shemali, Minister of Oil, Mr. Nizar Al-Adsani, CEO, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Mohammad Al-Mutairi, Managing Director, Kuwait Petroleum International
    4. Japan - Mr. Takayuki Sumita, Director-General for Natural Resources and Fuel, Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Mr. Hiroshi Fukada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Vietnam, Mr. Keisuke Takeuchi, Chairman and Representative Director, JGC Corporation, Mr. Kazuhisa Nakano, Chairman and Representative Director, Idemitsu, Kosan Co.,Ltd., Mr. Toshikazu Tanaka, President and CEO, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    5. Sponsor Mr. Kazutoshi Shinmura, President, NSRP
  1. Future schedule
    1. Construction is expected to be completed in 2016 and commercial operations are expected to commence in 2017.

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