Sodegaura Refinery Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Fuji Oil (AOCHD group)
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Sodegaura Refinery
  • Location: Sodegaura , Chiba Prefecture
  • Capacity: 9.5 million tons/annum & 192,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Completed
  • Expected Completion: 2010
  • Budget: 12 billion yen

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
    • Fuji Oil is to expand the capacity of the existing vacuum residue thermal cracking unit (Eureka unit) by 6,000 barrels per day to 30,000 barrels per day, aimed at increasing lighter petroleum products and reducing high-sulfur grade-C fuel oil.
    • One of the FFC's was expanded from 18,000 to 21,000 bpd
    • In addition, a new hydrogen manufacturing unit is to constructed to secure hydrogen for the existing hydro-desulfurization units as measures to make lighter petroleum products instead of grade-A fuel oil
  • Main Contractors

Refining Units

  • Vacuum residue thermal cracking unit expansion
  • Hydrogen manufacturing unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

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  • 2007 - Board of Directors of AOC Holdings Inc. gave an approval for the project

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