Petroleos De Portugal – Petrogal operates the Sines refinery, which is located in Setubal, Portugal. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Galp Energia SGPS. The refinery, which started operations in 1978, has an NCI of 8.6.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 220
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 66
Coking (mbd): 26
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 45
Hydrocracker (mbd): 43
Reformer (mbd): 44
Hydrotreater (mbd): 37
Alkylation (mbd): 5

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 220mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Sines refinery

The Sines refinery witnessed six incidents during the period 2015-2020.


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