La Teja Montevideo Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: ANCAP
  • Website: http://www.ancap.com.uy/
  • Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Capacity: 2.5 million tons/annum & 50,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small refinery of medium complexity, having an FCC & Visbreaker, it is the only refinery in Uruguay

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 13,500 bpd
  • Visbreaker
  • Catalytic Reformer - 12,000 bpd
  • Isomerisation Unit - 6,000 bpd
  • Gasoline Hydrotreater - 18,000 bpd

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Light crude oil

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Gasoil, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil, Asphalt

Ongoing Projects

  • For Details see La Teja Montevideo Refinery Project
  • ANCAP and PDVSA have a project to double the refinery's capacity to 100,000 bpd
  • As a result of the expansion plan, it would be able to process heavy and extra-heavy crude from the Orinoco Oil Belt

Other Information

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History

  • 1934 - Refinery operations begin
  • 1950 - Refinery expanded
  • 1959 - Refinery expanded and upgraded
  • 2003 - Gasoline Hydrotreater, Reformer & Isomerisation units added, Crude and FCC units revamped with Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Start-up provided by Techint
  • 2005 - Low sulphur fuels complex is commissioned
  • 2013 - Two desulphurisation units commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. Venezuela evaluates Uruguay’s La Teja Refinery expansion
  2. PDVSA, ANCAP to build deep conversion module at La Teja Refinery
  3. LA TEJA REFINERY Under Refinery Projects
  4. ANCAP inaugurates a Major refining Project

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