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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 has recently been upgraded to enable it to produce high octane gasoline and a hydrocracker is to be added

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHT)
  • Continuous catalytic Reformer (CCR)
  • Isomerization unit
  • Vapor recovery unit
  • LPG and Naphtha caustic wash units.

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes domestic crude from the Gulf of Suez oil fields

Products Produced

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

Ongoing Projects

  • A project to add a hydrocracker, the Assiut Refinery Hydrocracking Complex Project has been launched.
  • A gasoline project was completed in 2018, consisting of a Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHT), Continuous catalytic Reformer (CCR) and a C5/C6 isomerization unit with deisohexanizer recycle unit.

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 - Gasoline project completed
  • 2018 - TechnipFMC awarded a contract for the basic design for the hydrocracker

Relevant Links

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

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