Sonatrach Raffineria Italiana operates the Augusta cracking refinery, which is located in Sicily, Italy. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Sonatrach. The refinery started operations in 1950 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 191
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 98
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 50
Reformer (mbd): 22
Hydrotreater (mbd): 78
Alkylation (mbd): 7

The capacity of the Augusta refinery is expected to remain the same as 190.8mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Augusta cracking refinery

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

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