Capuava Recap Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Petrobras
  • Website: http://www.petrobras.com.br/
  • Location: Mauá, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Capacity: 2.5 million tons/annum & 53,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small, complex refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Propene, LPG, gasoline, metropolitan diesel fuel (with low sulfur content) and special solvents
  • The refinery is connected to the Barueri, Cubatão, and São Caetano do Sul terminals.

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

  • Capuava Refinery (Recap), in Mauá, São Paulo State, is the company’s first plant with zero effluent discharge.

History

  • 1954 - Refinery commissioned
  • 1974 - Petrobras took over the refinery
  • 1999 - RFCC commissioned
  • 2003 - Propylene Separation Unit commissioned
  • 2009 - The first oil from the Pre-Salt Tupi accumulation in the Santos Basin was refined at this refinery
  • 2012 - New gasoline and diesel hydrotreatment units were commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. [http://www.petrobras.com.br/en/our-activities/main-operations/refineries/capuava-recap.htm ]
  2. EFFLUENT TREATMENT AND REUSE OF WATER IN CAPUAVA REFINERY (RECAP)
  3. Petrobras and the pre-salt
  4. Propylene Separation Unit
  5. Skanska to expand refinery in Brazil for USD 50 M, about SEK 310 M

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