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October 27, 2021updated 27 Jul 2022 2:37pm

Zhenhai Refinery, China

By Carmen

Sinopec Zhenhai Refining and Chemical operates the Zhenhai refinery, which is located in Zhejiang, China. It is an integrated refinery owned by China Petrochemical. The refinery, which started operations in 1975, has an NCI of 11.13.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 542
Coking (mbd): 40
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 96
Hydrocracker (mbd): 82
Hydrotreater (mbd): 234
Alkylation (mbd): 7

The capacity of the refinery is expected to increase to 763.2mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Zhenhai refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $4,741.56m.

Maintenance activities at Zhenhai refinery

The Zhenhai refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion project at Zhenhai refinery


About Sinopec Zhenhai Refining and Chemical

Sinopec Zhenhai Refining and Chemical Co (SZRC), a subsidiary of China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, is an integrated refining and chemical company. The company processes crude oil. It also processes ethylene and aromatics. SZRC’s product portfolio includes diesel, jet fuel, LPG, road asphalt, ethylene, benzene, and butadiene. The company also offers ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, propylene oxide, styrene, polypropylene resin, and polyethylene resin. It exports its products to the US, Japan, India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. SZRC is headquartered in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.


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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