Francisco Ísmodes, The minister Energy and mines, confirmed that Talar processing plant (PMRT), after having paid a working visit to the objects of the energy infrastructure project, is 70% above.
The staff of the public enterprise explained that the work done by the Spanish company, Tecnice Reunid (main contractor), recorded an inalienable advance of 70.94%.
As reported, the new PMRT plant will consist of 16 newest technological equipment that will enable the production of clean fuel with Euro VI technology as well as gasoline, diesel and GLP.
In addition, it will be able to handle heavy oil products, such as those obtained in the jungle, as well as the processing of deep residues for valuable products and low octane gasoline to high octane gasoline.
In this regard, Ísmodes Minister argued that according to the estimates of the company responsible for the project, the modern refinery would start operations at the end of 2020 or at the beginning of 2021.
Owner MEM He added that after the launch, the modern plant will be able to process 95 thousand barrels of oil per day, unlike the current oil refinery, with a maximum capacity of 65 thousand barrels.
Francisco Ísmodes also emphasized that the project's investment is estimated at $ 5 billion, including interest on funding allocated Petroperú and auxiliary construction.