Pointe Noire Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: CORAF (Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo)
  • Website: http://www.snpc-group.com/
  • Location: Pointe Noire
  • Capacity: 1.0 million tons/annum & 21,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 21,000
  • Vacuum Distillation unit 8,000
  • Catalytic reformer 2,000
  • Distillation HCU 2,000
  • Distillate hydrotreater 3,500
  • Soaker Visbreaker, 10,000 bpd

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Domestic Crude

Products Produced

  • -

Ongoing Projects

  • Saudi Arabia's Rawabi Holding Company plans to quadruple capacity at the CORAF refinery
  • The expansion will take at least two years and should increase capacity at the plant to 100,000

Other Information

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History

  • 1974 - Refinery was commissioned
  • 1976 - Refinery begines operations
  • 1991 - S.T.P. Engineering builds visbreaker
  • 2000 - SNPC assumed ownership of CORAF
  • 2008 - Saudi Arabia's Rawabi Holding Company wins a 390 billion CFA franc ($868 million) contract to quadruple capacity at the CORAF refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Studi Tecnologie Progetti Refining References
  2. Rawabi Holding wins Congo refinery deal
  3. STP References

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