Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery will operate the upcoming Pointe Noire II cracking refinery, proposed to be built at Pointe-Noire, Congo Republic. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the integrated cracking refinery will be owned by Atlantic Petrochemical Refinery, with operations expected to start in 2023. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

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 cracking refinery will increase its refining capacity by 60mbd.

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

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Pointe Noire II cracking 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 Pointe-Noire, Congo, Democratic Republic of.

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