Beginning of operations by AOC
First discovery of oil at Khaur by AOC
Commissioning of two small refining units at Morgah near Rawalpindi with the capacity of 2,500 BPD
Discovery of oil in Dhulian and installation of Dubbs and Lummus Plants with the capacity of 5,500 BPD
Discovery of oil at Meyal and Toot oilfields
Incorporation of ARL
Conversion of ARL into a Public Limited Company and its listing on three stock exchanges of the country
Refining capacity was increased by the addition of two distillation units of 5,000 & 20,000 BPD capacity each
Commissioning of dispatches of petroleum products through pipeline to Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) with
Effluent Treatment Plant
Expansion and upgradation project with the installation of Heavy Crude Unit of 10,000 BPD and Catalytic
Reformer Complex of 5,000 BPD
Commissioning of Captive Power Plant with the capacity of 7.5 MW
ISO-9001: 2000 certification
Production of Polymer Modified Bitumen (PMB)
OHSAS – 18001 certification
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation
DCS (Distributed Control System) installation at two crude units of 5,000 and 20,000 BPD capacity.
Crude and Product storage capacity enhanced gradually by 70% during the period 2002-2009.
Completion of expansion and upgradation project comprising of a Preflash Unit of 10,400 BPD, Light Naphtha Isomerization unit of 7,000 BPD, Diesel Hydro desulphurization unit of 12,500 BPD, related auxiliary units (Hydrogen manufacturing, Sulphur Recovery, Sour Water Stripper & Amine Treating unit) and Utilities units. Capacity enhancement of Captive Power Plant by 18 MW.