Abidjan Refinery


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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Societe Ivoirienne de Raffinage SA
  • Website: http://www.sir.ci/
  • Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Capacity: 3.65 million tons/annum & 71.000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation *2
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Hydrocracker - 18,000 bpd
  • Two reformers
  • Two gasoline hydrotreating units,
  • Two units of desulfurization of kerosene,
  • A hydrogen unit
  • A power station (including two turbine generators of 24 MW each) that allows a self-power supply,
  • A modern treatment of wastewater:

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Heavy crudes:
    • Côte d'Ivoire (Baobab)
    • Nigeria (Forcados, Bonga, Antan)
  • Light crudes
    • In Côte d'Ivoire (Leo, Hope)
    • Nigerian (Ligth Bonny, Escravos Crude, Obe, Erha, Abo)

Products Produced

  • Butane, Super Unleaded, Kerosene, Jet A1, Gas Oil, Diesel, Distillate Diesel Oil (DDO),

Heavy Vacuum Oil (HVO), Fuel Oil 180 and 380

Ongoing Projects

  • -

History

  • 1965 - Refinery is commisioned
  • 2009 - Axens completed an energy efficiency audit

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. News From Bloomberg (Jan 2010)
  2. Energy Efficiency Improvement Program for SIR Refinery

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