Preem operates the Lysekil cracking refinery, which is located in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Corral Petroleum Holdings. The refinery started operations in 1975 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 220
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 100
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 34
Hydrocracker (mbd): 52
Reformer (mbd): 30
Hydrotreater (mbd): 167
Isomerization (mbd): 12

The capacity of the Lysekil refinery is expected to remain the same as 220mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Lysekil cracking refinery

The Lysekil refinery cracking witnessed eight incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Preem

Preem AB (Preem), a subsidiary of Corral Petroleum Holdings AB, is a downstream company. It refines, distributes and sells gasoline, diesel, heating oils, and renewable fuels. The company also produces lubricants in its Gothenburg facility and commercializes the major part of its production under the Texaco brand. Preem operates refineries in Lysekil and Gothenburg and sells products through filling stations and diesel facilities, partners, and distributors in domestic and international markets. The company operates a network of fuel stations in Sweden, which include Saifa facilities for routes with heavy traffic. It has operations in Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and the UK, among other countries. Preem is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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