Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU operates the Gibraltar-San Roque cracking refinery, which is located in Cadiz, Spain. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU. The refinery started operations in 1969 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 252
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 74
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 36
Reformer (mbd): 41
Hydrotreater (mbd): 69
Alkylation (mbd): 5
Isomerization (mbd): 9

The capacity of the Gibraltar-San Roque refinery is expected to remain the same as 252mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Gibraltar-San Roque refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $1,582.05m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Gibraltar-San Roque cracking refinery

The Gibraltar-San Roque refinery cracking witnessed three incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Gibraltar-San Roque cracking refinery

Resid Hydrocracker

About Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU

Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU (CEPSA), a subsidiary of CEPSA Holding LLC, is an integrated energy company. It explores for, produces, refines, transports, markets, and sells crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas. The company also generates and sells thermal power to industrial customers and consumers in the tertiary sector; and supplies crude oil and other products to refineries, and fuel to ships in various facilities in the UAE, the Strait of Gibraltar, and Panama. CEPSA produces linear alkyl benzene (LAB) and cumene, and phenol and acetone, and materials for the manufacture of plastics. It has facilities and other operations across the world. CEPSA is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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