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Friday, December 15, 2017

EIA - refinery development strongest in China

According to the US Energy Information Administration/Department of Energy EIA/DOE, the world has, over the last 10 years, increased refinery capacity by some 9.5 mbd. 

The largest increases have been in China, expanding refinery capacity by 3.4 mbd over this ten-year period, representing 36% of the world’s total expansion. The other large expansion have been in the US (1.9 mbd), India (1.2 mbd), Brazil (0.6 mbd), and the UAE (0.6 mbd). The largest increases just in the last year from 2005 to 2006 have been in China (1.6 mbd), Saudi Arabia (0.4 mbd), and UAE (0.3 mbd).

The largest declines over the last 10 years have been in Japan (0.3 mbd) and the former Soviet Union - Russia(-1.4 mbd), Ukraine (-0.4 mbd) and Belarus (-0.2 mbd).

The biggest refinery projects are in Saudi Arabia that has decided to build two new 0.4 mbd export refineries to be completed in 2011, and in India where Reliance will almost double its 0.6 mbd Jamnagar Refinery by 2011.

 

Areas

Capacity – 000 bbls

2006 -2005

2006 -1997

1997

2006

World Total

75,986

85,345

2,550

9,358

Non-OECD

33,513

39,763

2,091

6,250

OECD

42,474

45,582

459

3,108

China

2,867

6,246

1,596

3,379

United States

15,452

17,339

214

1,887

India

1,086

2,255

0

1,168

Brazil

1,256

1,908

-12

652

United Arab Emirates

213

781

267

568

Taiwan, China

770

1,220

0

450

Saudi Arabia

1,656

2,095

350

439

South Korea

2,211

2,577

0

365

Germany

2,108

2,428

105

320

Iraq

348

598

0

250

Belgium

630

858

55

228

Malaysia

330

545

0

215

Iran

1,242

1,451

-23

209

France

1,786

1,979

28

194

Belarus

725

493

0

-232

Japan

4,989

4,672

-35

-317

Ukraine

1,246

880

0

-366

FSU-Ru.

3,491

2,766

-73

-725

Russia

6,733

5,341

-92

-1,392

Others

29,407

32,029

486

2,622