Petropiar operates the Petropiar upgrader refinery, which is located in Anzoategui, Venezuela. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated upgrader owned by Petroleos de Venezuela and Chevron. The refinery started operations in 2003 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8.97. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 248

The capacity of the Petropiar refinery is expected to remain the same as 248mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Petropiar upgrader refinery

The Petropiar refinery upgrader witnessed six incidents during the period 2017-2022.

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