Guangzhou Company Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sinopec
  • Website:
  • List of Sinopec Refineries
  • Location: Huangpu District, Guangzhou City, the centre of the Pearl River Delta, China
  • Capacity: 13.2 million tons/annum & 264,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • Guangzhou Company mainly consists of refining and ethylene production units with 13.2 million tons / year of crude oil comprehensive processing capacity and 210,000 tons / year of ethylene production capacity. There are 50 major petrochemical production units, a 209,000kw captive thermal power plant and a 300,000 ton grade crude oil jetty in Huizhou Daya Bay as well as some supporting storage & transportation and product delivery facilities.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Coking Unit - 1.4 million tons / annum

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Guangzhou Company is the first domestic company to process 100 % imported crude oil
  • It processes high sulphur crude

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, naphtha, heavy oil, solvent oil, LPG, road asphalt, petroleum coke, sulphur


  • Guangzhou refinery will add a diesel hydrotreating facility by the end of 2011 to make fuel of a quality similar to Euro IV standard. The unit will have 2 million tons per year capacity.

Other Information



  • 2010 - Coking unit is commissioned


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