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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company
  • Website:
  • Location: Zarqa, Jordan
  • Capacity: 5.25 million tons/annum & 105,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker
  • Naphtha Hydrotreating
  • Platformer,
  • Asphalt Unit - 33,000 t/y

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

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Ongoing Projects

  • For details see Zarqa Refinery Project
  • The refinery is being expanded and upgraded.
  • The expansion will augment the capacity of the refinery from the present 105,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) to 131,000 BBL/d.
  • The scope of upgrade operations includes process refinements to comply with the latest European emissions standards, in addition to replacing older components with units capable of producing unleaded gasoline and a low sulfur diesel variant, with less than 50 parts per million of sulfur content.

Other Information

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  • 1961 - Refinery officially inaugurated with 8,000 bpd capacity
  • 1970 - Capacity expanded by 8,000 bpd

Relevant Links

  1. Chiyoda Crude Distillation Units
  2. Saipem Grass Roots Refineries
  3. Saipem Vacuum Distillation Units
  4. Saipem Asphalt Bitumen Blowing Unit
  5. Refinery Configuration pdf
  6. Upgrade Announcement

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