Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:17 - Updated Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:43
Sonangol, Gemcorp sign partnersip deal for Cabinda refinery
Luanda - The state run-oil firm Sonangol and the Gemcorp Capital LLP signed last Thursday in Luanda a partnership agreement providing for the construction of Cabinda refinery.
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Mock-up of future Cabinda refinery
Photo: Pedro João
Based in Malembo locality, the project will have an installed capacity to process 60,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
The construction of the refinery will be carried out in three phase, with the first stage set to end in 2021.
At that time the refinery will start processing 30,000 barrels per day (diesel and gasoline).
In its second phase, another 30,000 barrels per day will be processed.
The third phase will improve the production with the main products: Gasoline, Diesel, Jet A1, PLG, Querosene and Fuel Oil, respectively, according to the Sonangol's press note reached ANGOP Thursday.
The source predicted the creation of 1,600 jobs in the first phase.
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