Amuay Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: PDVSA
  • Website: http://www.pdvsa.com/
  • Location: Paraguaná Peninsula in the far northwest of Venezuela
  • Capacity: 32 million tons/annum & 635,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Fluid catalytic cracking unit - 104,000 bpd
  • Flexicoker - 62,000 bpd
  • Alkylation Unit,
  • Naftha Hydro-Treater
  • Hydrodesulfurisation

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

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Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1950 - The Creole Petroleum Corporation opened in the state of Falcon, Amuay refinery with an initial capacity of processing 60,000 b / d.
  • 1997 - The refinery was merged with its neighbours
  • 2012 - A massive explosion killed at least 26 people

Relevant Links

  1. Crude Conversion Unit At PDVSA's Amuay Refinery Down For 2 Weeks
  2. Amuay Flexicoquer started after successful maintenance
  3. Technip Venezuela References
  4. President Chávez decreed three days of national mourning after explosion in Amuay

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