UAE’s Ruwais Expansion Refinery Fully Operational

Takreer announces completion of Ruwais expansion commissioning, which takes UAE’s crude and condensate processing capacity to 1.1mn b/d.

Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) has completed the commissioning of its 417,000 b/d Ruwais Expansion refinery, which takes crude and condensate processing capacity at Ruwais to 817,000 b/d and raises the UAE’s total crude and condensate processing capacity to 1.1mn b/d. The plant is configured to process Abu Dhabi’s 39.6° API Murban crude.

The Ruwais Expansion plant is operating at full capacity, Takreer Chief Executive Jasim ‘Ali Sayigh told reporters last week. The new refinery comprises 21 process units, including one of the world’s largest residue fluid catalytic cracking (RFCC) units, with capacity of 127,000 b/d, which upgrades residual oil from the crude distillation unit (CDU).


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