Middle East Oil Refinery operates the Alexandria coking refinery, which is located in Alexandria, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by Egyptian General Petroleum and others. The refinery started operations in 2002 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 12.2. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 160
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 48
Coking (mbd): 26
Hydrocracker (mbd): 55
Reformer (mbd): 22
Hydrotreater (mbd): 148
Isomerization (mbd): 18

The capacity of the Alexandria refinery is expected to remain the same as 160mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Alexandria refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $1,048.36m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Alexandria coking refinery

The Alexandria refinery coking witnessed one incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Middle East Oil Refinery

Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) is an oil refining company. It refines and processes crude oil and other petroleum products including petroleum derivatives, fuel oil, liquid petroleum gas, jet fuel, unleaded gasoline, diesel, sulphur, coke and distillate products. It offers services including refinery, blending, storage, processing, products lifting and transportation, process units operation and management, exporting and supply chain management services. MIDOR also provides catalytic reforming, isomerization, light ends and LPG recovery, LPG treatment, sulphur plant and tail gas treatment programs and others. The company operates in Cairo and Alexandria. MIDOR is headquartered in Heliopolis, Egypt.

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