Preemraff Goeteborg Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Preem
  • Website:
  • Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum & 100,000 bbl/day
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  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The crude oil is supplied by ship and imported via pipelines from the nearby harbour (Torshamnen).
  • Crude oil is supplied primarily from Russia and the North Sea
  • Two crude caverns at Risholmen can also be used for storage.

Products Produced

  • LPG (butane and propane), motor spirits, aviation fuel, diesel-, heating- and heavy fuel oils.
  • The products are pumped from the refinery in pipes to the oil terminal at Skarvik harbour.
  • Most of the products are transported by ship from the terminal.

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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  • 1967 - Refinery commissioned by BP
  • 2001 - Foster Wheeler awarded an E&P for an isomerization revamp project
  • 2003 - Diesel hydrotreater revamped to mild Hydrocracker
  • 2005 - Foster Wheeler Awarded Study Contract For Fuel Oil Upgrading
  • 2006 - Hydrocracker commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. Preem Refining
  2. Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for $34 Million Project in Sweden
  3. Preemraff Celebrates New Hydrocracker in Sweden, Using Chevron Lummus Global’s ISOCRACKING Technology
  4. Foster Wheeler Awarded Study Contract For Fuel Oil Upgrading by Preem Petroleum AB, Sweden

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