Dung Quat Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Petrovietnam
  • Website: http://english.pvn.vn/
  • Location: Dung Quat, south of Da Nang in central Vietnam
  • Capacity: 6.5 million tons/annum & 130,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • Dung Quat is a medium sized, medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Continuous Catalytic Reformer (CCR)
  • Residual Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC)
  • LCO hydrotreating unit
  • Naphtha hydrotreater
  • Sulfur recovery unit
  • Benzene, Toluene Xylene (BTX) plant.

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Half of the crude is to be supplied by BP
  • Initially all of the crude was domestic Vietnamese crude from the Bach Ho Oil and Gas Field, but supply has been diversified to include Russian ESPO
  • Since 2011 the refinery also processes Malaysian crude

Products Produced

  • LPG, unleaded gasoline, kerosene / jet fuel, feedstock for propylene plant, diesel (industrial and auto) and petrochemical production.


Other Information

  • The refinery is the only one in operation in Vietnam


  • 2009 - Refinery operations start
  • 2010 - Refinery starts to process imported crudes, the first being ESPO
  • 2015 - Gazprom Neft agreed to acquired a 49% stake


  1. JGC Refinery References
  2. Overview from Hydrocarbons Technology
  3. Vietnam seeks term crude imports for Dung Quat refinery
  4. TNK-BP Bags a Long-Term Contract to Supply ESPO Crude to PetroVietnam
  5. PetroVietnam to Import 640,000 Tons of Crude in First Half 2011
  6. Gazprom Neft increases collaboration with Vietnam