Petroleo Brasileiro operates the Rio de Janeiro II coking refinery, which is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Petroleo Brasileiro. The refinery started operations in 1961 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 15. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 239
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 143
Coking (mbd): 31
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 57
Reformer (mbd): 9
Hydrotreater (mbd): 151

The capacity of the Rio de Janeiro II refinery is expected to remain the same as 239mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Rio de Janeiro II refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $26.76m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Rio de Janeiro II coking refinery

The Rio de Janeiro II refinery coking witnessed five incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Rio de Janeiro II coking refinery

Diesel Hydrotreater

About Petroleo Brasileiro

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated oil & gas company. Its major businesses include exploration and production, refining, marketing, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also conducts biofuel, natural gas, petrochemical, electricity and chemical businesses, and oil product distribution. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. It also participates in the domestic power market through investments in thermoelectric power plants and renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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