Zinder Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: CNPC
  • Website: http://www.cnpc.com.cn/
  • Wiki Page: Soraz Zinder Refinery
  • Location: Zinder, Niger
  • Capacity: 1.0 million tons/annum & 20,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Completed
  • Expected Completion: 2011
  • Budget: $600 Million

The Project

  • Project Type: Greenfield Refinery
  • Project Summary: An integrated upstream and downstream project
  • Main Contractors: Lanzhou Petrochemical

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 20,000 bpd
  • Catalyzed reforming 2,000 bpd, the -barrel-per-day
  • Diesel hydrogenation 6,000
  • Hydrogen - 3,000-cubic-meter-per-hour

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Local domestic crude from Agadem block

Products Produced

  • -

Other Information

  • Potentially profitable outlets for refined petroleum products need to be quickly identified in neighboring countries, particularly Nigeria, which has considerable absorptive capacity, as local demand is expected to consume only one third of the total output of these products.

Relevant Links

  1. CNPC in Niger
  2. Lanzhou Petrochemical Begins Construction Preparation for First Refinery in Niger
  3. IMF, Letter of Intent
  4. Niger becomes self-sufficient with refinery launch

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