Algiers El Harrach Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sonatrach
  • Website: (French)
  • Wiki Page: El Harrach Refinery
  • Location: Algiers, Algeria
  • Capacity:
    • Before: 2.7 million tons/annum & 54,000 bbl/day
    • After: 3.6 million tons/annum & 72,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Under constrcution
  • Expected Completion: 2014
  • Budget: USD 908 million

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade and debottlenecking
  • Project Summary: A refurbishment and revamping of the existing units plus the addition of gasoline specification units
  • Main Contractors
    • Technip: Lump sum turnkey contract for the complete scope of works, including the design, supply of equipment and bulk material, construction and start-up

Refining Units

  • Topping and gas plant capacity increase.
  • New MS Block (NHT + Isom + CCR Reforming)
  • RFCC and Merox Units
  • Rehabilitation of Utility production and distribution facilities
  • Moderniztion of the Instrumentation (implementation of DCS with a centralized control room)
  • Rehabilitation of electrical equipment, upgrading of electrical network, and setting up of a gas turbine,
  • New Waste Water Treatment Unit (biological type)

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Gasoline meeting Euro standards


  • 2010 - Technip awarded LSTK contract for project
  • 2013 - Emerson awarded valve supply contract

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Technip awarded major contract in Algeria
  2. Technip selects Emerson as main control valve supplier for Algiers Refinery upgrade project
  3. Oil Refineries upgrading Program For the production of clean fuels In Algeria

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