Varo Energy Holding operates the Cressier cracking refinery, which is located in Neuchatel, Switzerland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Reggeborgh Groep, The Carlyle Group, and Vitol Holding II. The refinery started operations in 1966 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 6.4. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 68
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 37
Reformer (mbd): 16
Hydrotreater (mbd): 67
Isomerization (mbd): 8

The capacity of the Cressier refinery is expected to remain the same as 68mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Cressier cracking refinery

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

About Varo Energy Holding

Varo Energy Holding SA (Varo Energy Holding) is an integrated oil refiner and supplier where it manufacture products such as gasoline, diesel or heating oil. The company is headquartered in Cham, Zug, Switzerland.

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