OQ Refineries and Petroleum Industries operates the Mina Al Fahal hydroskimming refinery, which is located in Muscat, Oman. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated hydroskimming owned by OQ SAOC. The refinery started operations in 1982 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 4.28. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 106
Reformer (mbd): 14
Hydrotreater (mbd): 42
Isomerization (mbd): 10

The capacity of the Mina Al Fahal refinery is expected to remain the same as 106mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Mina Al Fahal hydroskimming refinery

The Mina Al Fahal refinery hydroskimming witnessed five incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About OQ Refineries and Petroleum Industries

OQ Refineries and Petroleum Industries LLC (OQ Refineries) is an oil refinery company that offers petroleum and gas products. Its product portfolio includes liquefied petroleum gas, regular and premium gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel, bunker fuel oil, and low sulfur gas oil. The company’s services include refining of crude oil, civil contracting services for oil and gas projects; operation and maintenance of plants. OQ Refineries operates through its plants that comprise Mina Al Fahal refinery, Suhar Refinery, Polypropylene plant, and Aromatics Plant. OQ Refineries is headquartered in Muscat, Oman.

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