Petroineos Refining operates the Lavera refinery, which is located in Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. It is an integrated refinery owned by China National Petroleum and Ineos. The refinery, which started operations in 1933, has an NCI of 6.19.

Key processes of the refinery

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 refinery is expected to remain the same as 210mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Lavera refinery

The Lavera refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.


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