Melitta Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Zorco
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page:
  • Location: Mellita, near Zwara, Libya
  • Capacity: 10.0 million tons/annum & 200,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage:
  • Expected Completion: 2017
  • Budget: $4 billion

The Project

  • Project Type: Greenfield Refinery
  • Project Summary:
  • Main Contractors
    • Foster Wheeler: Consultancy and project management services

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • VGO Hydrocracking
  • Delayed Coking

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • The project aims at producing premium quality gasoline, jet fuel and diesel with minimal fuel oil production

History

  • 2008 - Consultancy and project management services contract awarded to Foster Wheeler Italiana

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. ZWARA Grass-Roots Refinery
  2. FW Spring 2009
  3. Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for New Refinery in Libya

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