Henrique Lage REVAP Refinery

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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A large complex refinery, the third largest refinery in Brazil, it is capable of processing heavy domestic crudes

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Catalytic Cracking
  • Delayed Coker Unit - 31,500 BPSD,
  • Deasphalting
  • Catalytic Reformer
  • Hydrogen Generation (HGU)
  • Coker Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit - 18,900 BPSD
  • Diesel Desulphurisation Unit
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply


Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Jet Fuel, Diesel, Asphalt, Sulphur


  • A major refinery modernisation project was completed in 2010

Other Information



  • 1980 - Refinery commissioned by Snamprogetti with 190,000 bpd capacity
  • 2006 - Modernisation project launched, with addition of coker
  • 2006 - Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed a loan agreement totaling US$900 million for the refinery modernization project
  • 2010 - Refinery modernisation project completed, with commissioning of Delayed Coker and Diesel Desulphurisation Units


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  4. Saipem Sulphur Block Units
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  6. TOYO Awarded Oil Refinery Modernization Project in Brazil
  7. JBIC Signs Loan Agreement to Finance Refinery Modernization Project in Brazil