Aspropyrgos Refinery
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The Aspropyrgos refinery is of a complex type and one of the most modern in Europe. It has a large number of refining units and capability to convert heavy oil products to white products of a higher added value.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 146,500 bbl/day
  • Vacuum Distillation 72,000 bbl/day
  • Visbreaker 21,150 bbl/day
  • Catalytic Reformer 24,915 bbl/day
  • Light Naphtha Isomerisation 10,117 bbl/day
  • Vacuum Gasoil Mild Hydrocracker 45,300 bbl/day
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker 45,300 bbl/day
  • Gasoil Desulphurisation 38,505 bbl/day
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:
  • Total Capacity: 2,282 Thousand cubic metres

Crude Supply

  • Hellenic processes crude sourced mainly from Saudi Arabia , Iran , Libya and Russia

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • The Aspropyrgos refinery owns a large private harbour, has modern tanker and rail terminals, an extensive crude oil distribution pipeline network from Pachi – Megara, and a distribution pipeline for finished and semi-finished products from and to the Elefsina refinery. It is also connected, through a fuel pipeline, to the ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ Athens International Airport, having the main responsibility for fuel supply.


  • 1987 - MTBE Unit commissioned
  • 2015 - 6 workers injured in a fire

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Saipem Sulphur Block Units
  3. Saipem Oxygenates For Fuel Use
  4. Fire at Aspropyrgos Refinery

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