Repsol operates the Cartagena refinery, which is located in Murcia, Spain. It is an integrated refinery owned by Repsol. The refinery, which started operations in 1950, has an NCI of 7.73.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 220
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 105
Coking (mbd): 60
Hydrocracker (mbd): 50
Reformer (mbd): 21
Hydrotreater (mbd): 119
Isomerization (mbd): 7

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

Maintenance activities at Cartagena refinery

The Cartagena refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Repsol

Repsol SA (Repsol) is an integrated oil and gas company. The company carries out oil and natural gas exploration and production. It supplies and trades crude oil and products, refines oil, and produces and markets petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrochemicals. It operates refineries in Spain and Peru. The company markets fuels directly through a network of retail stations and sales distributors. It also carries out the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electricity. The company has a presence in North America, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Oceania. Repsol is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.


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