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February 21, 2022updated 26 Jul 2022 7:31am

Lysekil Refinery, Sweden

By Carmen

Preem operates the Lysekil refinery, which is located in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden. It is an integrated refinery owned by Corral Petroleum Holdings . The refinery, which started operations in 1975, has an NCI of 10.

Key processes of the refinery

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 refinery is expected to remain the same as 220mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Lysekil refinery

The Lysekil refinery witnessed nine incidents during the period 2015-2020.

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.


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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