Soukhna Refinery and Petrochemicals will operate the upcoming Soukhna cracking refinery, proposed to be built at Gulf of Suez, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, the non integrated cracking refinery will be owned by Soukhna Refinery and Petrochemicals, with operations expected to start in 2028. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 155
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 74
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 39
Hydrocracker (mbd): 37
Reformer (mbd): 29
Hydrotreater (mbd): 98
Alkylation (mbd): 5
Isomerization (mbd): 9

During the period 2021-2025, the Soukhna refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $418m of capex.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Soukhna cracking refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: ThyssenKrupp.

Main EPC: Sinohydro.

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