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February 21, 2022updated 26 Jul 2022 7:30am

La Rabida Refinery, Spain

By Carmen

Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU operates the La Rabida refinery, which is located in Andalusia, Spain. It is an integrated refinery owned by Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU. The refinery, which started operations in 1967, has an NCI of 8.5.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 222
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 71
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 20
Hydrocracker (mbd): 42
Reformer (mbd): 22
Hydrotreater (mbd): 72

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 222mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at La Rabida refinery

The La Rabida refinery witnessed nine incidents during the period 2015-2020.

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.


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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