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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Ameriya Oil Refining Co
  • Website:
  • Location: Ameriya, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Capacity: 4.0 million tons/annum & 80,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small relatively simple refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum distillation
  • Platforming unit
  • kerosene desulphuriser
  • lube oil hydrotreater,
  • gasoil hydrotreater
  • distillate hydrotreater
  • alkyl-benzene unit
  • isomerisation unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Crude is supplied from the Western Desert oil fields

Products Produced

  • LPG, kerosene, Gas Oil, Fuel Oil, Lube Oils and Waxes

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery has a project to produce pure Paraffin wax, instead of exporting raw wax.
  • Upgrading current unit of wax separation to produce wax with 1-3% oil, as well as
  • Building a unit for treating wax with Hydrogen

Other Information

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  • 1972 - came on stream with a capacity of 50,000 b/d
  • 1984 - Alkylation unit came on stream
  • 1999 - Naphtha Isomerization commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. EGPC Summary
  2. EGYPT - The Oil Refining Sector
  3. Crude Oil projects proposed for investment in Egypt
  4. Saipem Alkylation Units
  5. Enppi Refinery Project References

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