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Changes in Crude Oil Processing Capacity and Capacity of the Residual Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit of the Shikoku Operations

On March 31, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd. (President and CEO, Yutaka Oka) submitted "Changes to the Plan for Achieving the Goal of Effective Usage Targets for Crude Oil" to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and which the Ministry thereupon received. The report was in regard to the percentage of the Company's Shikoku Operations that comprises heavy oil refining equipment, and was submitted in response to the second official government promulgation of the Act for Sophisticated Methods of Energy Supply Structures.

Facility name Publicly announced capacity following implementation of measures Change in amount Period of change
Crude oil distillation unit 138,000 barrels/day +20,000 barrels/day March 31, 2017
Resid Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit 32,000 barrels/day +3,000 barrels/day March 31, 2017