Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery will operate the upcoming Pointe Noire II refinery, proposed to be built at Pointe-Noire in Congo Republic. The integrated refinery will be owned by Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery and is expected to start operations in 2023.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 50
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 24
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 13
Hydrocracker (mbd): 12
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 32
Alkylation (mbd): 2
Isomerization (mbd): 3

Subsequent expansion at the Pointe Noire II refinery will increase its refining capacity by 60mbd.

During the period 2021-2025, the Pointe Noire II refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $1,236m.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Pointe Noire II refinery include the following.

Main EPC: China National Chemical Engineering.

About Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery

Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery (Atlantic Petrochemical) produces automotive and aviation gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas, diesel, lubricants, bitumen, kerosene and other products. Atlantic Petrochemical is headquartered in Congo.


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