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October 27, 2021

Wuhan Refinery, China

By Carmen

Sinopec Wuhan Petrochemical operates the Wuhan refinery, which is located in Hubei, China. It is an integrated refinery owned by China Petrochemical and SK. The refinery, which started operations in 1977, has an NCI of 10.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 170
Coking (mbd): 44
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 20
Hydrocracker (mbd): 36
Reformer (mbd): 6
Hydrotreater (mbd): 66
Alkylation (mbd): 9

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 170mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Wuhan refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $19m.

Maintenance activities at Wuhan refinery

The Wuhan refinery witnessed two incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion project at Wuhan refinery


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Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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