Api-Anonima Petroli Italiana operates the Ancona cracking refinery, which is located in Marche, Italy. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Api-Anonima Petroli Italiana. The refinery started operations in 1950 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.91. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 85
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 46
Reformer (mbd): 11
Hydrotreater (mbd): 78
Isomerization (mbd): 16

The capacity of the Ancona refinery is expected to remain the same as 85mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Ancona cracking refinery

The Ancona refinery cracking witnessed two incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Api-Anonima Petroli Italiana

Api-Anonima Petroli Italiana SpA (API) is an oil and gas company that provides petroleum products marketing and distribution services. The company supplies crude oil and semi-finished products destined to its production. It offers acquisition of finished goods and their transportation and exchanges its products with other oil companies aimed at optimizing the distribution logistics. API provides services such as trading of crude and derivatives and the sale of all petroleum products, distribution, marketing and sale among others. The company operates through its service stations. API is headquartered in Rome, Italy.

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