Samir Mohammedia Refinery Project

Summary Information

  • Ownership: SAMIR
  • Website: http://www.samir.ma/
  • Wiki Page: Samir Mohammedia Refinery
  • Location: North West Morocco
  • Capacity: 2 million tons/annum & 40,000 bbl/day (Additional Capacity)
  • Nelson Complexity: 14
  • Project Stage: Commissioning 2010
  • Expected Completion: Commissioning is expected in 2010
  • Budget: 10 billion DH

The Project

  • Project Type: Expansion & Upgrade
  • Project Summary: The new project increases capacity to 8.25 mtpa and installs conversion units to deliver a higher-value product slate, in line with Morocco’s changing market demand.
  • Main Contractors:
    • Foster Wheeler, Tekfen
    • Saipem: Vacuum distillation unit, Hydrocracking unit, Hydrogen Unit
    • Litwin: Co-generation Unit

Refining Units

  • A full conversion hydrocracker, (Chevron Lummus Global) - 36,000 BPSD
  • A Visbreaker unit, (Shell)
  • A diesel hydrotreater, (UOP)
  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum unit - 54,300 BPSD
  • Hydrogen plant,
  • Sulphur unit,
  • Amine unit,
  • Offsites and utilities.

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • The project will significantly improve the quality of the motor diesel, the main transportation fuel, providing 50 ppm sulphur diesel for the Moroccan market.

History

  • 2005 - Foster Wheeler Awarded Project Management Consultancy Contract
  • 2006 - Litwin awarded co-generation contract
  • 2010 - The Hydrocracker came on stream

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. ESIA Report Summary
  2. Foster Wheeler Project Information
  3. Tekfen Project Information
  4. ADB ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
  5. Saipem Major Projects
  6. Litwin Awarded €32 Million Turnkey EPC Contract For Supply Of Cogeneration Power Plant To SAMIR MOHAMMEDIA REFINERY
  7. Saipem Hydrogen Units
  8. Foster Wheeler Awarded Project Management Consultancy Contract For Major Refinery Upgrade In Morocco

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