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October 27, 2021

Alexandria Refinery, Egypt

By Carmen

Middle East Oil Refinery operates the Alexandria refinery, which is located in Alexandria, Egypt. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Egyptian General Petroleum and others. The refinery, which started operations in 2002, has an NCI of 12.2.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 115
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 48
Coking (mbd): 26
Hydrocracker (mbd): 34
Reformer (mbd): 22
Hydrotreater (mbd): 93
Isomerization (mbd): 11

The capacity of the refinery is expected to increase to 160mbd by 2030.

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

Upcoming expansion projects at Alexandria refinery

Sulfur Recovery Unit, Solvent Deasphalting Unit, Other Isomerization, Other Hydrocracker, Naphtha Hydrotreater, LPG Unit, Hydrogen Unit, Diesel Hydrotreater, CDU/VDU

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Alexandria refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: TechnipFMC.

Main EPC: TechnipFMC.

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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.


Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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