Asyut Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: ASORC
  • Website:
  • Location: Assiut, Egypt
  • Capacity: 4.5 million tons/annum & 90,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The refinery is a small and very simple one. It is being upgraded to enable it to produce high octane gasoline

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes domestic crude

Products Produced

  • gasoline, kerosine, gasoil, fuel oil and LPG.

Ongoing Projects

  • A project to add a hydrocracker is under consideration
  • Project Description: Producing high quality Oil products (naphtha, butagas, Benz, terrbiane, and solar) to meet the increasing domestic needs and to export the surplus production.
  • Project location: Asyut Governorate
  • Total cost: 750 million $
  • Implementation Period: 3:4years
  • Current Status: under-going Feasibility
  • Responsible Entity: Asyut Refining Oil Company / General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)

Other Information

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  • 1987 - Refinery is commissioned with 50,000 bpd capacity
  • 2001 - Capacity increased
  • 2015 - Axens awarded contract to provide gasoline technologies
  • 2018 - TechnipFMC awarded a contract for the basic design for the hydrocracker

Relevant Links

  1. Enppi Refinery Project References
  2. Investment Opportunities in Egypt
  3. EGYPT - The Oil Refining Sector
  4. Axens to provide technologies for the production of high octane gasoline in Upper Egypt
  5. Technip, EGPC And Asorc Agreement For The Assiut Refinery
  6. TechnipFMC Signs a Major Contract with MIDOR for Their Refinery Expansion and Modernization in Egypt

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