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October 27, 2021updated 26 Jul 2022 7:26am

Geelong Refinery, Australia

By Carmen

Viva Energy Australia operates the Geelong refinery, which is located in Victoria, Australia. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Vitol Holding II. The refinery, which started operations in 1954, has an NCI of 9.44.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 120
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 10
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 38
Reformer (mbd): 32
Hydrotreater (mbd): 114
Alkylation (mbd): 4
Isomerization (mbd): 11

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 120mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Geelong refinery

The Geelong refinery witnessed six incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Viva Energy Australia

Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Viva Energy), a subsidiary of Vitol Group is an oil and gas company that offers production and supply of petroleum products. The company’s products include fuels, lubricants, oils, and grease; shell cards, agriculture products, bitumen products and chemicals. It offers services such as terminal gate pricing, safety data management, technical data management and fuel quality claim process services. Viva Energy operates a fuel import and storage facilities and two fuel storage terminals. The company also owns and operates a refinery in Geelong for manufacturing a range of fuels and petroleum products from a crude oils and feed-stocks. It has operations in Docklands, Rosehill and Greenwich, Australia. Viva Energy is headquartered in Docklands, Victoria, Australia.


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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