IRPC Public Company Limited is Southeast Asia’s integrated petrochemical pioneer. The company operates a refinery and Petrochemical Complex in Rayong. Its main facilities are located within the IRPC Industrial Park, which features the infrastructure needed for its business, including a deep-sea port, an oil depot, and a power plant.
Below is a business description of IRPC: petroleum, petrochemical, and supporting businesses.
Power and public utilities
IRPC provides electricity, steam, and infrastructure, including wastewater treatment and other related services, to industrial clients, supporting their operations. The details of these services are as follows:
IRPC transmits 22 kV and 115 kV of electricity and 25 bars and 45 bars of Steam. Its Combined Heat and Power generation unit uses natural gas as fuel. IRPC also operates a 307 MW coal Power Plant. Its Power Dispatching Center ensures the stability of its electrical current and steam. The Loop Line System allows customers to continue using power despite maintenance.
IRPC provides filtered water, demineralized water, cooling water, raw water, and fire-fighting water from the industrial quota given by the Royal Irrigation Department. The company operates two water filtration plants: one in Ban Khai District and one in the IRPC Industrial Park. IRPC has continued to meet its customers’ water demand, fostering business stability.
IRPC produces and provides nitrogen, instrument air, and plant air for industrial use. The company is also a business partner of pneumatics leaders.
IRPC uses membrane bioreactor plus activated carbon adsorption (MBR Plus AC) to treat wastewater. This bioprocess is highly efficient and stable. The treated water consistently passes inspection, garnering trust and confidence from the surrounding communities.
Port and tank services
IRPC has a number of domestic and international ports where goods are transported. The following ports are available to outsiders:
IRPC Deep Sea Port, Rayong (Eastern Thailand)
Bulk & container terminal (BCT)
The terminal is 900 meters long and 44 meters wide. It comprises 6 berths. These accommodate vessels of various sizes, ranging from 800 to 150,000 DWT. They handle commodities, such as metal, palm shells, coal, granite, sand, fertilizers, and construction materials. Currently, the terminal handles more than 1 million tons of cargo and accommodates more than 250 vessels per year.
Liquid & chemical terminal (LCT)
This particular terminal is equipped with stateof-the-art equipment to handle liquids and gases efficiently and safely. The terminal is 1,623 meters long. It comprises 6 berths that can accommodate vessels of different sizes, ranging from 1,000 to 250,000 DWT. Currently, the terminal handles more than 15 million tons of liquids and gases and accommodates more than 2,300 vessels per year.
Chao Phraya Port, Phra Pradaeng Oil Depot, Samut Prakan
Wharf No. 13 can accommodate a cargo ship up to 140 meters long with a draft of up to 8.6 meters and a capacity of up to 15,000 DWT.
Pa Sak Port, Ayutthaya Oil Depot, Tha Ruea District, Ayutthaya
Bulk & container terminal (BCT)
This terminal can accommodate a cargo ship up to 140 meters long with a draft of up to 6 meters and a capacity of up to 500 DWT.
Oil-Cargo Terminals 1A and 1B
These terminals can accommodate a cargo ship up to 49 meters long with a draft of up to 6 meters and a capacity of up to 1,000 DWT.
IRPC Deep Sea Port, Sai Ri Beach, Pak Nam Sub-District, Mueang District, Chumphon (Southern Thailand)
This particular port can accommodate a cargo ship up to 85 meters long with a draft of up to 5 meters and a capacity of up to 2,000 DWT.
In addition to ports, IRPC also offers Total Service Solutions. These are a comprehensive range of Logistics Services to facilitate imports and exports, such as Wharf Service, Customs Clearance, Stevedore, and Transportation. Other related services on offer include tugboats, pilots, service boats, mooring, freshwater, bunkers, nautical charts, cranes, hopper cars, weighing, cargo yards, and warehouses.
Additionally, IRPC’s team of experienced specialists operates 299 tanks for liquid petroleum and petrochemical products with a storage capacity of 2.9 million tons, using an efficient management system that meets international safety standards. These tanks accommodate IPRC’s petroleum-based products and those of external organizations. These tanks are located in different oil depots across Thailand—namely Rayong (Eastern Thailand), Phra Padaeng (Bangkok), Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (Central Thailand), and Chumphon (Southern Thailand). Each depot has a port or wharf to accommodate sea freights, which is makes transportation and distribution efficient, lowers costs, and saves time.
Asset management business
IRPC manages some 10,000 rai of high-potential land in Rayong and other provinces, including the WHA Industrial Estate Rayong (WHAIER). The company has developed these plots of land into high-potential industrial estates capable of supporting Thailand’s industrial expansion, especially the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and other governmental policies. IRPC’s asset management business is further divided into three categories:
IRPC Industrial Park, Mueang District, Rayong:
The IRPC Industrial Park features a complete range of infrastructure for industrial development. This industrial hub connects IRPC’s upstream Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Complex with Direct Downstream Petrochemical Plants, supporting the needs of high technology industries
WHA Industrial Estate Rayong (WHAIER), Ban Khai District, Rayong:
This industrial estate is a joint venture between IRPC and WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited (WHAID) with a shareholding ratio of 40/60, respectively. It caters primarily to the EEC and the Thailand 4.0 Policy.
IRPC owns a large plot of land of about 2,200 rai in Chana District, Songkhla. The company can develop it into an industrial support base or a commercial base to support a deep water port project and a power plant project of the government. IRPC also owns other smaller plots of land in Rayong, Chiang Mai, and Lamphun.