Zhenhai Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sinopec Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Company (ZRCC)
  • Website: http://www.zhlh.sinopec.com/
  • Location: east China
  • Capacity: 23 million tons/annum & 462,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Brief Description

  • With a comprehensive crude oil processing capacity of 23 million tpa, a urea capacity of 600,000 tpa, an aromatics capacity of 1 million tpa, a polypropylene(“PP”) capacity of 200,000 tpa, a deep water sea jetty with over 45 million tons of annual handling capacity and a tankage of over 3 million cubic meters, ZRCC is, for China, the largest base for crude oil processing, for imported crude oil processing and sour crude oil processing, an oil products export base as well as one of the major crude oil distribution bases.

Refining Units

  • 10 MTA CDU/VDU,
  • 3 MTA FCC,
  • 1.5 MTA DCU,
  • 3 MTA diesel hydrogenation unit
  • 1.8 MTA VGO hydrogenation unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • high sulfur and high acidity crude

Products Produced

  • The types of its products are up to more than 40, covering clean gasoline with different grades, diesel, jet fuel, LPG, road asphalt, urea, aromatics.

Ongoing Projects

Other Information

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  • 1975 - Refinery Commissioned with a capacity of 2.5 mta
  • 1993 - Capacity increased to 5.5 mta
  • 1994 - Became listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • 2006 - Company delisted
  • 2009 - Gasoline Hydrotreating unit commissioned
  • 2010 - Capacity increased to 20 mta
  • 2011 - SRU and Waste water treatment unit commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Company Website
  3. Crude processed in 2009 WSJ
  4. ZRCC Two Environmental Protection Units Put into Operation Successfully
  5. Refining & Chemical Giant Reaches a New Level with 20 MMT Capacity
  6. All the company's domestic gasoline quality upgrades to the national standard
  7. ARCO Buys Additional Interest in China's Zhenhai Refining and Chemical Company

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