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Summary Information

Refining Units

  • atmospheric distillation, heavy oil catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, diesel hydrofining, aviation kerosene, gasoline-diesel mixed hydrofining and continuous reforming units in addition to the first delayed coker in the world for high-calcium acid crude.

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Local Sudan crude

Products Produced

  • gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, LPG, wax oil, petroleum coke.

Ongoing Projects

  • There is a plan to double the capacity of the refinery to 200,000 bpd

Other Information

  • with a light oil yield over 70% and a comprehensive commercial refining rate up to 92%. Since its start, the plant has helped to greatly ease the fuel crisis in Sudan while exporting more than half of its gasoline production to other countries.


  • May 16, 2000 - Khartoum Refinery became operational on with a designed capacity of 2.5 million metric tons per annum and a daily crude run of 50,000 barrels.
  • August 2003 - The extension project of the refinery started
  • June 30, 2006 -The project was completed , boosting the crude processing capacity to 5 million metric tons per annum and the daily crude run to 100,000 barrels.

Relevant Links

  1. CNPC Refinery Info
  2. Sudan Khartoum Refinery Expansion Project
  3. Sudan and China discuss expansion of Khartoum refinery

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