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October 22, 2021

Lobito Refinery, Angola

By Carmen


Refinaria do Lobito will operate the upcoming Lobito refinery, proposed to be built at Benguela in Angola. The non integrated refinery will be owned by Sonangol EP and is expected to start operations in 2026.

 

 

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 200
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 96
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 50
Hydrocracker (mbd): 48
Reformer (mbd): 38
Hydrotreater (mbd): 126
Alkylation (mbd): 6
Isomerization (mbd): 12

 

 

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During the period 2021-2025, the Lobito refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $8,100m.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Lobito refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: KBR.

Main EPC: KBR, SICIM.

 

Methodology

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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