Petronor operates the Bilbao coking refinery, which is located in Basque Country, Spain. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Repsol. The refinery started operations in 1970 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8.67. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 220
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 96
Coking (mbd): 40
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 46
Hydrocracker (mbd): 35
Reformer (mbd): 25
Hydrotreater (mbd): 136
Alkylation (mbd): 4

The capacity of the Bilbao refinery is expected to remain the same as 220mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Bilbao coking refinery

The Bilbao refinery coking witnessed nine incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Petronor

Petronor is a refiner of petroleum products. It is an independent oil and gas company. It explores and produces oil and gas in multiple regions of West Africa (Republic of Congo, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and Nigeria).

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