Petroineos Refining operates the Lavera cracking refinery, which is located in Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by China National Petroleum and INEOS. The refinery started operations in 1933 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 6.19. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 210
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 75
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 32
Hydrocracker (mbd): 23
Reformer (mbd): 11
Hydrotreater (mbd): 74
Isomerization (mbd): 17

The capacity of the Lavera refinery is expected to remain the same as 210mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Lavera cracking refinery

The Lavera refinery cracking witnessed one incidents during the period 2017-2022.

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