Alexandria Petroleum operates the El Mex hydroskimming refinery, which is located in Alexandria, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated hydroskimming owned by Egyptian General Petroleum. The refinery started operations in 1954 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 3.31. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 100
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 23
Reformer (mbd): 12
Hydrotreater (mbd): 1

The capacity of the El Mex refinery is expected to remain the same as 100mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the El Mex refinery hydroskimming is expected to witness an estimated $621.12m of capex.

Upcoming expansion projects at El Mex hydroskimming refinery

Diesel Hydrotreater, Green Project

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