Sonangol Refinaria de Luanda operates the Luanda hydroskimming refinery, which is located in Luanda, Angola. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated hydroskimming owned by Sonangol EP. The refinery started operations in 1958 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 3.84. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 72
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 2
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 14

The capacity of the Luanda refinery is expected to remain the same as 72mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Luanda refinery hydroskimming is expected to witness an estimated $152.75m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Luanda hydroskimming refinery

The Luanda refinery hydroskimming witnessed two incidents during the period 2017-2022.

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