The project will include a RM5 billion deepwater petroleum terminal, a crude oil refinery capable of producing 300,000 barrels per day; a naphtha cracker able to produce 3 million tonnes of ethylene, propylene and butane-to-pentane olefines; and a petrochemicals development which will produce three million tonnes of highly specialised petrochemical products a year.
Also being reassessed, the feasibility of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving and re-gasification terminal in the area to help complement the energy needs of the project.
More details in media reports on wildsingapore news.
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