Bizerte Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: The Tunisian Company for Refining Industries (STIR)
  • Website:
  • Location: Zarzouna, in the south of Bizerta, at 62 km from the capital Tunis, Tunisia
  • Capacity: 1.75 million tons/annum & 35,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small and simple refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • catalytic reforming unit
  • hydrodesulfuration and deethanisation units of liquefied petroleum gas

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 430 000 M3
  • Refined Products: 530,000 M3

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes crude oils from the Belli, al-Manzah and other local fields

Products Produced

  • gasoline, gasoil, fuel oil, LPG, NGL, naphtha and paraffin

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • The refinery was built by Snamproggetti


  • 1963 - Refinery begins operations
  • 1998 - Crude Heater Revamp

Relevant Links

  1. Saipem Grass Roots Refineries
  2. Saipem Atmospheric Crude Distillation Units
  3. Studi Tecnologie Progetti Refining References

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