Sapugaskanda Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation
  • Website:
  • Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Capacity: 2.5 million tons/annum & 50,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small hydroskimming refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
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Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosine, Fuel Oil, Asphalt

Ongoing Projects

  • For details see Sapugaskanda Refinery Project
  • New conversion processes will be added to upgrade residual oil which has low market value
  • The refinery will be able to produce current environmental specification compliant fuels

Other Information

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  • 1969 - Refinery commissioned by Snamprogetti with 38,000 bpd of capacity
  • 1979 - Refinery expanded to 50,000 bpd

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