Gaoqiao Refinery, China
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Gaoqiao Refinery, China

By Carmen 27 Oct 2021

Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao operates the Gaoqiao refinery, which is located in Sichuan, China. It is an integrated refinery owned by China Petrochemical. The refinery, which started operations in 1957, has an NCI of 6.05.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 261
Coking (mbd): 52
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 58
Hydrocracker (mbd): 28
Reformer (mbd): 16
Hydrotreater (mbd): 112
Alkylation (mbd): 1

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 261mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Gaoqiao refinery

The Gaoqiao refinery witnessed one incidents during the period 2015-2020.


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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