QatarEnergy operates the Umm Said cracking refinery, which is located in Al Wakrah, Qatar. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by QatarEnergy. The refinery started operations in 1958 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 7.01. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 80
Condensate Splitter (mbd): 57
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 28
Reformer (mbd): 29
Isomerization (mbd): 6

The capacity of the Umm Said refinery is expected to remain the same as 137mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Umm Said cracking refinery

The Umm Said refinery cracking witnessed four incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion projects at Umm Said cracking refinery

RFCC, Gasoline Hydrotreater

About QatarEnergy

QatarEnergy is a state-owned integrated oil and gas company. Its operations covers the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain, and include the exploration, drilling, production, storage and transport, refining, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas (LNG), gas-to-liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers. The company also has presence in steel and aluminum businesses. It provides services such as financing and helicopter chartering. QatarEnergy conducts its operations and activities at various onshore and offshore sites in Qatar. The company also has operations in other countries across the world. QatarEnergy is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.

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