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October 27, 2021

Betim Refinery, Brazil

By Carmen


Petroleo Brasileiro operates the Betim refinery, which is located in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Petroleo Brasileiro. The refinery, which started operations in 1968, has an NCI of 7.9.


Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 157
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 88
Coking (mbd): 24
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 43
Reformer (mbd): 6
Hydrotreater (mbd): 117


The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 157mbd by 2030.

About Petroleo Brasileiro


Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated company specializing in the oil, natural gas and energy industry. Its major businesses include exploration and production, refining, marketing, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also conducts biofuel, natural gas, petrochemical, electricity and chemical businesses, and oil product distribution. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. It also participates in the domestic power market through investments in thermoelectric power plants and renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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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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