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    Charles Randall

    Europe, Middle East, Africa Refinery Shutdowns (Table)

    By Nidaa Bakhsh
         July 10, 2008 (Bloomberg) — Following is a table of scheduled and unplanned
    refinery shutdowns, maintenance, new plants and capacity expansions in Europe,
    the Middle East and Africa. The list only includes work that could be confirmed. 

         Shutdown Type: P: Planned, U: Unplanned, N: Non-maintenance

    Refinery                                     Refinery                          
    Owner                  Shutdown              Capacity                          
    Location                 Type    Period        b/d     Notes                   

    New Information:

    BP Rotterdam Europort      P     Qtr 1, 09    400,000  Turnaround planned for  
    BP PLC                             to                  2009. Additional details
    Netherlands                      Qtr 4, 09             not avaiable.           

    Current Outages:

    Repsol Tarragona           P     Qtr 3, 08    160,000  Visbreaker to shut for 8
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  days.                   
    Spain                            Qtr 3, 08                                     

    Polski Koncern Plock       P     Qtr 3, 08    270,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Polski Koncern                     to                  unit to shut.           
    Naftowy Orlen                    Qtr 3, 08                                     

    Repsol Puertollano         P     Jul 01, 08   140,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  CDU(crude unit) No. 1 to
    Spain                            Qtr 3, 08             shut for 25 days; Coker 
                                                           for 20 days.            

    Petromedia Midia           P     Jul 01, 08    70,000  Partial shutdown for    
    Romania                            to                  catalyst change, and to 
    Romania                          Jul 15, 08            expand 10 ppm Euro-V    
                                                           gasoline output.        

    BP Rotterdam Europort      U     Jun 28, 08   400,000  CDU, capacity 200,000   
    BP PLC                             to                  b/d, shutting for       
    Netherlands                      Jul 26, 08            unplanned maintenance,  
                                                           de-coking of a furnace
                                                           One of two CDU’s at the 

    Petroplus Teesside         P     Jun 15, 08   117,000  Full shutdown for 25    
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  days.                   
    U.K.                             Jul 18, 08                                    

    Petroplus BRC              U     Jun 09, 08   110,000  CDU, visbreaker, VDU shut
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to             down after fire in  visbreaker unit.    
    Belgium                          Jul, 08            Repairs expected to last to late
                                                           July. CDU restart planned for late June.          

    Qatar Petroleum Oryx       U     Qtr 2, 08     34,000  Runs cut to 25,000      
    GTL                                to                  barrels a day on poor   
    Qatar Petroleum                  Qtr 1, 09             operating performance, to
    Qatar                                                  run below capacity until early 2009.             

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     May, 08       98,000  Visbreaker maintenance  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  for 7 days in May, 7 days
    Petroleos SA                     Jul, 08               in September; Platformer
    Spain                                                  maintenance for 18 days 
                                                           in June and 15 days in  

    Kherosnnefte Refinery      P     Jul, 05      137,630  July restart planned    
    Republic of                        to                  after multi-year shutdown
    Kazakhstan                       Jul, 08               for reconstruction.     

    Future Outages:

    TNK Ryazan Refinery        P     Aug, 08      340,000  Runs cut for Maintenance
    Russia 340000-bpd                  to                                          
    Crude Oil Processing             Sep, 08                                       
    TNK-BP Ltd                                                                     
    Russian Federation                                                             

    IPLOM Busalla              P     Aug, 08       46,500  Turnaround scheduled for
    IPLOM SpA                          to                  August, no additional   
    Italy                            Aug, 08               information available.  

    Tamoil Holborn             P     Sep, 08      105,000  Full shutdown for       
    Tamoil SA                          to                  four-week maintenance in
    Germany                          Sep, 08               September to replace and
                                                           revamp equipment.       

    Galp Atlantico Sines       P     Sep 01, 08   202,670  Full shutdown planned.  
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                                          
    Portugal                         Oct 01, 08                                    

    Statoil Mongstad           P     Sep 01, 08   189,000  Full shutdown due to 6  
    Statoil                            to                  week maintenance. Crude 
    Norway                           Oct 01, 08            units down for 2 weeks. 

    Chevron Pembroke           P     Sep, 08      210,000  FCC to shut in five-year
    Chevron Corp                       to                  maintenance cycle.Partial
    U.K.                             Oct, 08               shutdown during 3Q-4Q due
                                                           to fluid catalyitic cracking unit to be shut
                                                           down for 6 weeks.       

    Cepsa Algeciras            P     Sep, 08      223,000  FCC maintenance for 20  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  days in September and 20 days
    Petroleos SA                     Oct, 08              in October; Visbreaker for 18 days      
    Spain                                                    in September; Vacuum unit for 17 days.          

    Petrola Hellas             P     Sep, 08      100,000  Partial closure for 21  
    Elefsis                                    to                days for planned maintenance       
    Hellenic Petroleum SA            Sep, 08     delayed to September quarter  
    Greece                                                  from the second quarter.     

    SA Mazeikiu Nafta          P     Sep, 08      160,221  Diesel desulfurization  
    Polski Koncern                     to                  unit to shut for 1-2    
    Naftowy Orlen,                   Sep, 08               weeks.                  
    Republic of Lithuania                                                          

    Tamoil Cremona             P     Sep, 08       95,000  Full shutdown for       
    Tamoil SA                          to                  two-week maintenance.   
    Italy                            Sep, 08               Postponed from June. No 
                                                           reason given.           

    Agip Petroli Gela          P     Sep, 08      100,000  CDU, coker maintenance  
    ENI SpA                            to                  cuts runs 80% during    
    Italy                            Sep, 08               partial shutdown during 

    TNK Lisichansk             P     Sep, 08      320,000  Turnaround in Sept.-Oct.,
    TNK-BP Ltd                         to                  additional details not  
    Ukraine                          Oct, 08               available.              

    Cepsa Tenerife             P     Oct, 08       85,000  Visbreaker to shut for  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  six day maintenance.    
    Petroleos SA                     Oct 31, 08                                    

    Exxon Mobil                P     Oct 01, 08   233,000  Naphtha steam cracker to
    Gravenchon                         to                  shut for four to five   
    Exxon Mobil Corp                 Nov 01, 08            week maintenance- partial
    France                                                 shutdown.               

    Petronor Bilbao            P     Oct 01, 08   220,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  Visbreaker to shut for 21
    Spain                            Qtr 4, 08             days.                   

    Repsol La Coruna           P     Oct 02, 08   120,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    Repsol YPF SA                          to              CDU(crude unit) No.1 to shut
    Spain                                      Qtr 4, 08       for 20 days; FCC(fluid catalytic     
                                                           cracker) for 22 days; coker for 22 days;      
                                                           hydrotreater for 22 days.

    Saudi Aramco Rabigh        P     Qtr 4, 08    400,000  New units to expand     
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co               to                  capacity by 425,000 b/d,
    Saudi Arabia                     Qtr 4, 08             to 825,000 b/d.         

    Tupras Izmit               P     Qtr 4, 08    226,433  Partial shutdown due to 
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  new (FCC) fluid         
    Rafine                           Qtr 4, 08             cataylitic cracker.     

    Surgutneftegas             P     Qtr 4, 08    364,800  New hydro-cracking unit,
    Kirishi                            to                  partial shutdown.       
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 08                                     
    Russian Federation                                                             

    Bahrain Sitra              P     Qtr 4, 08    248,900  CDU with 100,000 b/d    
    Kingdom of Bahrain                 to                  capacity shuts in the   
    Bahrain                          Qtr 4, 08             fourth quarter.         

    Agip Petroli Milazzo       P     Nov, 08      200,000  Partial turnaround,     
    ENI SpA                            to                  additional maintenance to
    Italy                            Nov, 08               the halt in May-June.   

    KNPC Mina Ah Ahmadi        P     Dec 01, 08   460,000  Partial shutdown for one
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  month maintenance.      
    Kuwait                           Dec 31, 08                                    

    BP Castellon Plana         P     Dec, 08      110,000  New Coker, capacity     
    BP PLC                             to                  20,000 b/d, scheduled to
    Spain                            Dec, 08               start before Dec. 25, 2008.                   

    Sohar                      P     Jan 01, 09   116,400  Full shutdown due to 35 
    Sultanate of Oman                  to                  days maintenance.       
    Oman                             Mar 31, 09                                    

    ERG ISAB North Priolo      P     Jan 01, 09   162,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    ERG SpA, Agip Petroli              to                  planned maintenance     
    SpA                              Mar 31, 09            postponed from 2008.    

    Exxon Mobil                P     Jan 01, 09   233,000  FCC, alkylation, gulfiner
    Gravenchon                         to                  units to shut for four to
    Exxon Mobil Corp                 Apr 01, 09            five week turnaround-full
    France                                                 shutdown.               

    Hellenic Thessaloniki      P     Jan 01, 09    16,500  Refinery partial shutdown
    Hellenic Petroleum SA              to                  for four weeks.         
    Greece                           Jun 30, 09                                    

    Oil Refineries Haifa       P     Jan 01, 09   180,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    Oil Refineries Ltd                 to                  maintenance of crude unit,   
    Israel                           Jun 30, 09           naphtha, gasoil and jet fuel; $50
                                                           jmillion upgrade of crude unit to
                                                           use lighter grades.     

    SA Mazeikiu Nafta          P     Jan, 09      160,221  Full shutdown at least  
    Polski Koncern                     to                  for 30 days in 2009.    
    Naftowy Orlen,                   Dec, 09               Fluid cracker output to 
    Republic of Lithuania                                  raise by a third.       
    Lithuania                                              Specific timing not yet 

    Petroplus Cressier         P     Qtr 1, 09     68,000  Turnaround, partial     
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  during 2009. Timing not 
    Switzerland                      Qtr 4, 09             yet confirmed           

    Qatar Mesaieed             P     Qtr 1, 09    200,000  CDUs No. 1 and No. 2 shut
    Qatar Petroleum                    to                  for 34 days.            
    Qatar                            Qtr 1, 09                                     

    Surgutneftegas             P     Qtr 1, 09    364,800  Partial shutdown due to 
    Kirishi                            to                  new catalytic cracking  
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 09             unit in 2009.           
    Russian Federation                                                             

    Total Fina Lindsey         P     Qtr 1, 09    221,000  New Hydro-desulfurization
    Total SA                           to                  unit to begin ULSD output
    U.K.                             Qtr 4, 09             in 2009.                

    Phillips Whitegate         P     Jan, 09       71,000  Full shutdown due to    
    ConocoPhillips                     to                  routine maintenance.    
    Ireland                          Dec, 09                                       

    Neste Porvoo               P     Qtr 1, 09    197,000  New Isomerization unit to
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  be built and planned to 
    Finland                          Qtr 4, 09             start output in 2009.   
                                                           Gasoline production to be
                                                           raised 200,000 tons per year.                   

    BP Rotterdam Europort      P     Qtr 1, 09    400,000  Turnaround planned for  
    BP PLC                             to                  2009. Additional details
    Netherlands                      Qtr 4, 09             not avaiable.           

    Petroplus Coryton          P     Jan, 09      172,000  Fluid catalytic cracker,
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  alkylation unit to be   
    U.K.                             Feb, 09               shut down for regular   

    Agip Petroli Milazzo          Feb 01, 09   200,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    ENI SpA                            to                  gasoil                  
    Italy                            Feb 28, 09            hydro-desulfurization   
                                                           output to rise by 12,000

    TotalFina Elf Donges       P     Feb 15, 09   230,000  Six-week turnaround     
    Total SA                           to                  planned.                
    France                           Mar 31, 09                                    

    ERG ISAB South Priolo      P     Qtr 1, 09    238,000  15-20 day shutdown of   
    ERG SpA, Agip Petroli              to                  process units.          
    SpA                              Qtr 1, 09                                     

    Rafinerie Gdanska          P     Mar 01, 09    92,000  Full shutdown for more  
    Grupa Lotos SA                     to                  than one month for      
    Poland                           Mar 31, 09            upgrades.               

    MOL Szazhalombatta         P     Apr 01, 09   161,000  Partial shutdown for    
    MOL Hungarian Oil and              to                  maintenance.            
    Gas NyRt                         Jun 30, 09                                    

    Shell Al Jubail            P     Jun 01, 09   313,000  Low-sulfur diesel unit. 
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                                          
    Saudi Arabia                     Sep 30, 09                                    

    Ras Laffan                 P     Jun, 09      146,000  New refinery scheduled to
    Qatar Petroleum,                   to                  begin operations in mid 
    Total SA, Exxon Mobil            Jun, 09               2009. Refinery processes
    Corp, Idemitsu Kosan                                   gas condensate into light
    Co Ltd, Cosmo Oil Co                                   oil products.           
    Ltd, Mitsui & Co Ltd,                                                          
    Marubeni Corp                                                                  

    TotalFina Elf Antwerp      P     Jun, 09      360,000  Turnaround planned for  
    Total SA                           to                  second half of year to  
    Belgium                          Dec, 09               tie in new FCC waste-gas
                                                           treatment unit. Timing  
                                                           yet to be confirmed.    

    Agip Petr Taranto          P     Jun, 09      110,000  New Hydrocracker,       
    ENI SpA                            to                  capacity 18,000 b/d,    
    Italy                            Jun, 09               scheduled to start up.  

    Hellenic Petroleum         P     Jul 01, 09    72,000  Partial shutdown for    
    Hellenic Petroleum SA              to                  20-25 days.             
    Greece                           Dec 31, 09                                    

    Polski Koncern Plock       P     Qtr 3, 09    270,000  New diesel              
    Polski Koncern                     to                  hydrodesulfurization unit
    Naftowy Orlen                    Qtr 4, 09             scheduled to begin      
    Poland                                                 construction. Capacity  
                                                           6,240 tons a day of high
                                                           purity diesel.          

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     Oct 01, 09    98,000  Full shutdown due to new
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  crude distillation unit to almost 
    Petroleos SA                     Dec 31, 09            double capacity by 2011. 

    Hellenic Thessaloniki      P     Oct 01, 09    16,500  Full shutdown for one   
    Hellenic Petroleum SA              to                  month for maintenance.  
    Greece                           Dec 31, 09                                    

    Total Fina Leuna           P     Qtr 4, 09    227,000  New hydrodesulfurization
    Total SA                           to                  unit for kerosene.      
    Germany                          Qtr 4, 09             Capacity 2,880 tons a day
                                                           of kerosene and light   
                                                           diesel oil scheduled to 
                                                           begin service.          

    Qatar Mesaieed             P     Qtr 4, 09    200,000  RFCC unit, sulfur,      
    Qatar Petroleum                    to                  condensate plants shut in
    Qatar                            Qtr 4, 09             fourth quarter for      

    MOL Szazhalombatta         P     Jan 01, 10   161,000  Partial shutdown due to 
    MOL Hungarian Oil and              to                  planned maintenance.    
    Gas NyRt                         Mar 31, 10                                    

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     Qtr 1, 10     98,000  New Hydrocracker, with  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  capacity of 42,000      
    Petroleos SA                     Qtr 1, 10             barrels a day, two      
    Spain                                                  atmospheric vacuum distillation units, and 
                                                           desulfurization plant to start up.               

    Murphy Oil Milford         P     Qtr 1, 10    108,000  Full shutdown in        
    Haven                              to                  five-year cycle. Month of
    Murphy Oil Corp                  Qtr 4, 10             shutdown not yet        
    U.K.                                                   confirmed               

    Neste Porvoo               P     Jan 01, 10   197,000  Full shutdown due to six
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  weeks of maintenance.   
    Finland                          Dec 31, 10                                    

    Petrola Hellas             P     Qtr 1, 10    100,000  New CDU: 40,000 B/d,    
    Elefsis                            to                  hydrocracker, 20,000 B/d
    Hellenic Petroleum SA            Qtr 1, 10    flexi-coker scheduled to
    Greece                                                 begin production in early 2010.
                                                           Unit contracted to be built by Technip.    

    Agioi Theodoroi            P     Qtr 1, 10    120,000  New CDU, capacity 60,000
    Motor Oil Holdings SA              to                  barrels a day, scheduled
    Greece                           Qtr 1, 10             to start operations in  
                                                           first quarter 2010.     

    Petrogal Oporto            P     Qtr 1, 10     95,106  New Vacuum distillation,
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                  visbreaker, pre-flash,  
    Portugal                         Qtr 4, 10             vacuum flash units to start operations    
                                                           in 2010 to increase Nelson compexity to 7.9 from   
                                                           current 6.9.            

    Lukoil Ukhta               P     Qtr 1, 10     74,000  New units to expand     
    LUKOIL                             to                  capacity to 135,000 b/d 
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 10             scheduled to start in   

    Shell Stanlow              P     Feb, 10      233,000  CDU (two units) and FCC 
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  shut in major turnaround.
    U.K.                             Mar, 10                                       

    Slovnaft Bratislava        P     Apr 01, 10   110,000  Partial shutdown.       
    MOL Hungarian Oil and              to                                          
    Gas NyRt                         Jun 30, 10                                    

    Saudi Aramco Ras           P     Jul 01, 10   325,000  New diesel unit scheduled
    Tanura                             to                  to start, partial       
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co             Sep 30, 10            shutdown.               
    Saudi Arabia                                                                   

    Saras Sarroch              P     Qtr 3, 10    300,000  New Hydrocracker revamp,
    Saras SpA                          to                  steam reformer units to 
    Italy                            Qtr 4, 10             come on line.           

    Petronor Bilbao            P     Qtr 4, 10    220,000  New Coker, capacity     
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  40,000 barrels a day,   
    Spain                            Qtr 4, 10             scheduled to start output.                 

    Rafinerie Gdanska          P     Nov, 10       92,000  New Hydrocracker        
    Grupa Lotos SA                     to                  construction scheduled to
    Poland                           Nov, 10               be completed.           

    ERG ISAB South Priolo      P     Qtr 1, 11    238,000  Planned 45-day, general 
    ERG SpA, Agip Petroli              to                  shutdown during calendar
    SpA                              Qtr 4, 11             2011. Timing not yet    
    Italy                                                  disclosed.              

    ERG ISAB North Priolo      P     Qtr 1, 11    162,000  Partial 15-20 day       
    ERG SpA, Agip Petroli              to                  shutdown for maintenance
    SpA                              Qtr 4, 11             on process units. Timing
    Italy                                                  not yet known.          

    Alliance Khabarovsk        P     Qtr 1, 11     94,000  New Hydrocracker,       
    Alliance Group                     to                  hydrotreater for jet and
    OAO/Russia                       Qtr 1, 11             diesel, hydrogen plant, 
    Russian Federation                                     SRU, reformer, visbreaker
                                                           scheduled to start in   
                                                           early 2011.             

    Repsol Cartagena           P     Qtr 1, 11    100,000  New units to expand     
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  capacity to 220,000 b/d,
    Spain                            Qtr 2, 11             including hydrocracker, 
                                                           vacuum distillation,    

    Lukoil Neftochim           P     Qtr 1, 11    177,000  New units to expand     
    LUKOIL                             to                  capacity to 201,000 b/d 
    Bulgaria                         Qtr 4, 11             scheduled to come on    
                                                           stream in 2011.         

    Lukoil Volograd            P     Qtr 1, 11    212,800  New units to expand     
    LUKOIL                             to                  capacity to 261,000 barrels    
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 11       a day scheduled  to start in 2011.       

    Galp Atlantico Sines       P     Qtr 1, 11    202,670  New Hydrocracker, vaccum
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                  distillation unit, vaccum
    Portugal                         Qtr 4, 11             flash unit to start operations in 2011.     
                                                           Nelson complexity to rise to 6.9 from current 5.3.

    Nizhny Novgorod            P     Qtr 1, 11    341,000  New units to expand     
    LUKOIL                             to                  capacity to 426,000 b/d 
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 11             scheduled to start in   

    Oil Refineries Haifa       P     Qtr 1, 11    180,000  New Hydrocracker        
    Oil Refineries Ltd                 to                  construction to be      
    Israel                           Qtr 4, 11             completed. Final        
                                                           investment decision     
                                                           planned for mid 2008.   

    ADNOC Ruwais               P     Qtr 3, 11    145,000  New Hydrocracker (41,000
    United Arab Emirates               to                  b/d capacity), gasoil   
    U.A.E.                           Qtr 4, 11             hydrotreater (44,000 b/d
                                                           capacity), sulfur recovery unit (100      
                                                           ton/day) scheduled to begin production.       

    Agip Petr Sannazzaro       P     Qtr 1, 12    170,000  New Hydrocracker,       
    ENI SpA                            to                  capacity 23,000 b/d, to 
    Italy                            Qtr 4, 12             come on stream in 2012. 

    Dreyfus Wilhelmshaven      P     Qtr 1, 12    227,000  New Hydrocracker, coker 
    Transmontaigne Inc                 to                  to increase clean product
    Germany                          Qtr 4, 12             yield to 80% scheduled to
                                                           start output in 2012. Distillation capacity to
                                                           drop to 223,000 barrels a day after the conversion.

    Tupras Izmit               P     Qtr 1, 12    226,433  New Coker scheduled to  
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  begin production.       
    Rafine                           Qtr 4, 12                                     

    Mari-El                    P     Qtr 1, 12     27,000  New CDU, VDU,           
    Mariisky NPZ Ltd                   to                  hydrocracker, HDS, SRU  
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 12    units to expand capacity
                                                           to 90,000 b/d scheduled 
                                                           to come on stream in 2012.                   

    Saudi Aramco Ras           P     Jan 02, 12   325,000  New units to expand     
    Tanura                             to                  capacity to 950,000 b/d 
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co             Dec 31, 12            from 550,000 b/d planned
    Saudi Arabia                                           to start operations.    

    Al-Zour                    P     May, 12      615,000  New refinery, capacity  
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  615,000 barrels a day,  
    Kuwait                           May, 12               scheduled to begin      

    KNPC Al Shuaiba            P     Qtr 3, 12    200,000  Closure planned, full   
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to            shutdown and decommissioning            
    Kuwait                           Qtr 4, 12           in conjunction with startup
                                                           of the Al-Zour refinery in May 2012.            

    Jubail Refinery            P     Qtr 4, 12    400,000  New refinery, 400,000   
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co,              to                  barrels a day, expected 
    Total SA                         Qtr 4, 12             to begin operations.    
    Saudi Arabia                                                                   

    Yanbu                      P     Qtr 1, 13    400,000  New refinery, 400,000   
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co,              to                  barrels a day, expected 
    ConocoPhillips                   Qtr 4, 13             to begin operations in  
    Saudi Arabia                                           2013.                   

    Agip Petr Venezia          P     Qtr 1, 13     90,000  New Hydrocracker planned,
    ENI SpA                            to                  adding 24,000 b/d       
    Italy                            Qtr 4, 13             capacity.               

    Historical Outages:

    Polski Koncern Plock       N     Jul 01, 08   270,000  Fire in olefin unit     
    Polski Koncern                     to                  during maintenance, no  
    Naftowy Orlen                    Jul 01, 08            loss to production.     

    Shell Pernis               P     Jun 22, 08   416,000  Compressor maintenance in
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  hydrgoen plant.         
    Netherlands                      Jun 29, 08                                    

    Petroplus Ingolstadt       N     Jun 18, 08   106,000  Full shutdown after power
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  cut. Full production    
    Germany                          Jun, 08               planned within a week.  

    Yukos Samara               U     Jun 16, 08   150,000  Reformer shut for       
    YUKOS                              to                  repairs. Restart        
    Russian Federation               Jun 20, 08            confirmed.              

    Rosneft Novo               U     Jun 16, 08   200,000  Reformer shut for       
    Kuibishev                          to                  repairs. Restart        
    Rosneft Oil Co                   Jun 20, 08            confirmed.              
    Russian Federation                                                             

    SA Mazeikiu Nafta          N     Jun 16, 08   160,221  Full shutdown on power  
    Polski Koncern                     to                  cut. All units restarted
    Naftowy Orlen,                   Jun 18, 08            by June 18.             
    Republic of Lithuania                                                          

    Repsol Tarragona           U     Jun 11, 08   160,000  Hydrocracker shut because
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  of fire caused by an    
    Spain                            Jun 18, 08            “electric storm.”     

    Exxon Mobil                P     Jun 10, 08   233,000  Gasoil unit shuts for 10
    Gravenchon                         to                  days in June to change  
    Exxon Mobil Corp                 Jun 20, 08            catalyst. Restart       
    France                                                 confirmed.              

    INA Sisak                  N     Jun 06, 08   143,000  Runs cut on poor margins.
    INA Industrija Nafte               to                                          
    DD                               Jun, 08                                       

    INA Rijeka                 N     Jun 06, 08   102,060  Vacuum distillation unit
    INA Industrija Nafte               to                  shuts.                  
    DD                               Jun, 08                                       

    INA Rijeka                 N     Jun 06, 08   102,060  Runs cut on poor margins.
    INA Industrija Nafte               to                                          
    DD                               Jun, 08                                       

    Agip Petroli Milazzo       P     Jun 02, 08   200,000  CDU, Hydrocracking and  
    ENI SpA                            to                  conversion units shut for
    Italy                            Jun, 08               maintenance.            

    Shell Stanlow              P     May 30, 08   233,000  Sulfur recovery unit    
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  shuts for at least four 
    U.K.                             Jun 28, 08            weeks as of late May.   

    Statoil Kalundborg         N     May 30, 08    72,000  Visbreaker shut by fire.
    Statoil, Shell Oil Co              to                  Diesel rates cut 20% to 
    Denmark                          Jun 06, 08            30%. Full rates estimated
                                                           around June 6.          

    Petroplus Coryton          N     May 27, 08   172,000  Power failure upset     
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  operations. Extent of   
    U.K.                             May 27, 08            production loss, units  
                                                           affected not disclosed. 

    TRN Vlissingen             P     May 12, 08   149,000  Hydrocracker shut for   
    Total SA, Dow                      to                  three weeks for catalyst
    Chemical Co/The                  May 29, 08            replacement. Restart    
    Netherlands                                            confirmed.              

    Total Fina Leuna           P     May 02, 08   227,000  Full shutdown for seven 
    Total SA                           to                  weeks in five-year cycle
    Germany                          Jun 21, 08            of inspection and       
                                                           maintenance. Restart    

    Nigerian Kaduna            P     May 01, 08   110,000  Full shutdown for 45 day
    Nigerian National                  to                  maintenance.            
    Petroleum Corp                   Jun 15, 08                                    

    Chevron Pembroke           N     Apr 29, 08   210,000  Full shutdown because of
    Chevron Corp                       to                  fault in steam plant.   
    U.K.                             May 07, 08            Unit restarts started May

    Ineos Grangemouth          N     Apr 28, 08   207,000  Hydrocracker unit fire on
    Ineos Group Ltd                    to                  May 10 as plant restarted
    U.K.                             May 28, 08            after strike. Restart   
                                                           confirmed at end of May 
                                                           after repairs.          

    Ineos Grangemouth          N     Apr 19, 08   207,000  Full shutdown during    
    Ineos Group Ltd                    to                  two-day union strike on 
    U.K.                             Apr 28, 08            April 27-28. Units started     
                                                           closing on April 19. Normal operations
                                                           expected two to three weeks after   
                                                            restart. Full output expected May 18. 

    Petroplus Coryton          P     Apr, 08      172,000  Platformer shut for     
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  one-week maintenance in 
    U.K.                             Apr, 08               late April. Specific    
                                                           dates not available.    

    Bayernoil Neustadt         P     Apr 14, 08   125,600  Full shutdown. Scheduled
    OMV AG, Ruhr Oel                   to                  tie-in for new mild     
    GmbH, Agip                       May 09, 08            hydrocracker unit start 
    Deutschland GmbH, BP                                   of production delayed to
    PLC                                                    third quarter.          

    Cepsa Tenerife             P     Apr, 08       85,000  CDU to shut 17 days in  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  April, 5 days in May for
    Petroleos SA                     May, 08               maintenance. Visbreaker:
    Spain                                                  17 days in April. Platformer, 19 days in  

    Neste Porvoo               U     Apr 04, 08   197,000  Hydrocracker and coker  
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  maintenance on diesel   
    Finland                          Jun 30, 08            unit for two weeks.     
                                                           Hydrocracker damaged in 
                                                           April 4 fire during     
                                                           shutdown. Units         
                                                           restarted. Coking problem
                                                           reduces hydrocracker    

                                                           rates through June.     

    Exxon Slagentangen         P     Apr 04, 08   110,000  Partial shutdown. Details
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  about which units will be
    Norway                           May 04, 08            shut were not given.    

    Tupras Kirikkale           P     Qtr 2, 08    113,216  New hydrosulfurization  
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  unit and CCR units to   
    Rafine                           Qtr 2, 08             start production.       

    Shell Pernis               P     Apr, 08      416,000  Hydrocracker, platformer
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  maintenance turnaround, 
    Netherlands                      May, 08               partial shutdown for four
                                                           weeks starting in early 
                                                           April. Restart first week of May.              

    Slovnaft Bratislava        P     Apr, 08      110,000  Partial shutdown.       
    MOL Hungarian Oil and              to                                          
    Gas NyRt                         May, 08                                       

    Dansk Shell                P     Apr, 08       64,000  Partial shutdown from   
    Fredericia                         to                  early April to early May.
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC            May, 08                                       

    Shell Stanlow              U     Apr 02, 08   233,000  Jet fuel output cut     
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  because of fault at     
    U.K.                             Apr 05, 08            refinery. Normal        
                                                           operations resume April 

    Petroplus BRC              P     Qtr 2, 08    110,000  Visbreaker, naphtha     
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  hydrotreater shutdowns  
    Belgium                          Qtr 2, 08             scheduled.              

    Moscow Oil Refinery        P     Apr 01, 08   242,000  FCC shut early April, CDU
    Central Fuel Co,                   to                  to shut April 15. Full  
    Gazpromneft OAO                  May 23, 08            operations resumed May  
    Russian Federation                                     23, according to the    

    Petroplus Antwerp          P     Apr 01, 08    65,000  Turnaround maintenance  
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  for 35 days. No         
    Belgium                          May, 08               additional details      

    Sibneft Omsk               P     Apr 01, 08   390,000  Gasoline, Euro-3 grade  
    Gazprom OAO                        to                  production begins. Diesel
    Russian Federation               Apr 01, 08            fuel to Euro 3,4,5      
                                                           standards to start in   

    Saras Sarroch              P     Mar, 08      300,000  Mild hydrocracker,      
    Saras SpA                          to                  alkylation unit,        
    Italy                            Apr, 08               visbreaker maintenance  
                                                           starting late March for 
                                                           three weeks.            

    API Falconara              P     Mar 28, 08    77,000  CDU, diesel             
    API-Anonima Petroli                to                  hydro-desulphurization, 
    Italiana SpA                     Apr 17, 08            light ends units to shut
    Italy                                                  starting March 28 for as
                                                           long as 20 days.        

    Statoil Mongstad           U     Mar 27, 08   189,000  FCC unit at Mongstad    
    Statoil                            to                  restarted after leak.   
    Norway                           Mar 30, 08            Unit was down three days.

    Agip Petr Taranto          U     Mar 14, 08   110,000  Explosion March 14 during
    ENI SpA                            to                  turnaround. Impact not  
    Italy                            Mar 14, 08            disclosed.              

    Shell Durban SAPREF        N     Mar 11, 08   180,000  Full shutdown on March 11
    BP PLC, Shell Oil Co               to                  after power cut. Full   
    South Africa                     Mar 17, 08            output confirmed March  

    Engen Durban               N     Mar 11, 08   125,000  Runs cut to 80% of      
    Federation of                      to                  capacity after flooding.
    Malaysia                         Mar 16, 08            Full output resumed March
    South Africa                                           17.                     

    Agip Petroli Milazzo       U     Mar 11, 08   200,000  Fire during unit        
    ENI SpA                            to                  turnaround. No additional
    Italy                            Mar 11, 08            details available.      

    Exxon Mobil Rotterdam      P     Mar 09, 08   182,000  Reformer, aromatics units
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  shut for planned        
    Netherlands                      Apr 30, 08            maintenance. Restart    

    TotalFina Grandpuits       P     Mar 03, 08    93,000  Full shutdown for 6 weeks
    Total SA                           to                  maintenance.            
    France                           Apr 28, 08                                    

    Repsol Tarragona           P     Mar 02, 08   160,000  Visbreaker shutdown for 
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  8-day maintenance.      
    Spain                            Mar 31, 08                                    

    Polski Koncern Plock       P     Mar, 08      270,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Polski Koncern                     to                  unit shutdown planned.  
    Naftowy Orlen                    Mar 26, 08            PKN to run lighter crudes
    Poland                                                 to minimize reduction in
                                                           diesel output.          

    TotalFina Elf Donges       P     Mar, 08      230,000  Prime G sulfur recovery 
    Total SA                           to                  unit for low-sulfur     
    France                           Apr, 08               gasoil to start         
                                                           operations in spring    
                                                           2008. Date not disclosed.

    ADNOC Umm Al Nar           P     Mar 01, 08    85,000  Maintenance shutdown.   
    United Arab Emirates               to                                          
    U.A.E.                           Mar 31, 08                                    

    Total Fina Lindsey         P     Mar 01, 08   221,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Total SA                           to                  unit shut for two-week  
    U.K.                             Mar 19, 08            maintenance. Full output
                                                           March 20.               

    Shell Stanlow              P     Feb 28, 08   233,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  units to shut for two   
    U.K.                             Mar 14, 08            weeks in late February, 
                                                           early March.            

    PetroSA Mossel Bay         N     Feb 27, 08    45,000  Full shutdown because of
    PetroSA                            to                  crack in feed           
    South Africa                     Mar 07, 08            pipeline(LPG and carbon).
                                                           Full rates restored as of
                                                           March 7.                

    Agip Petr Taranto          P     Feb 21, 08   110,000  Decoker, visbreaker,    
    ENI SpA                            to                  catalyst change. Refinery
    Italy                            Apr 01, 08            restart confirmed.      

    Kuwait Petro               P     Feb 15, 08    79,500  Full shutdown for four  
    Rotterdam                          to                  weeks due to scheduled  
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp            Mar 31, 08            maintenance. Restart    
    Netherlands                                            delayed by bad weather to
                                                           the end of the March.   

    ADNOC Ruwais               P     Feb 15, 08   145,000  CDU shut for maintenance.
    United Arab Emirates               to                                          
    U.A.E.                           Mar 10, 08                                    

    PCK Schwedt                U     Feb, 08      226,100  FCC unit restarted after
    PCK Raffinerie Gmbh                to                  halt of as long as two  
    Germany                          Feb 24, 08            weeks.                  

    Bayernoil Neustadt         U     Feb 09, 08   125,600  Runs cut for a few hours
    OMV AG, Ruhr Oel                   to                  by fire in catalytic    
    GmbH, Agip                       Feb 09, 08            cracking unit.          
    Deutschland GmbH, BP                                                           
    PLC  Germany                                                                                                                                                

    Petrom Ploiesti            U     Feb 05, 08    90,000  Fire in oil-tank farm   
    Petrobrazi                         to                  extinguished after four 
    OMV AG                           Feb 05, 08            hours. No loss to       
    Romania                                                refinery production,    
                                                           Petrom said.            

    Ineos Grangemouth          P     Feb 03, 08   207,000  Reformer shut early Feb.
    Ineos Group Ltd                    to                  for 24 days of          
    U.K.                             Mar 14, 08            maintenance; Restart    
                                                           confirmed March 14.     

    Exxon Mobil Fawley         P     Feb 02, 08   316,000  CDU No. 3, 75,000       
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  barrel-a-day capacity,  
    U.K.                             Mar 25, 08            maintenance turnaround. 
                                                           Exxon said March 26     
                                                           maintenance was         

    Qatar Petroleum Oryx       P     Feb, 08       34,000  Full shutdown for       
    GTL                                to                  February and restarted  
    Qatar Petroleum                  Mar 09, 08            March 9, Sasol confirmed.

    Ineos Lavera               P     Feb 02, 08   218,000  CDU five weeks of       
    Ineos Group Holdings               to                  maintenance. Restarted  
    Plc                              Mar 08, 08            early March.            

    Cepsa Algeciras            P     Feb, 08      223,000  CDU maintenance, 13 days;
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  Visbreaker, 6 days; and 
    Petroleos SA                     Feb, 08               Vacuum unit, 5 days.    

    Petroplus Cressier         P     Qtr 1, 08     68,000  Turnaround brought      
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  forward to first quarter
    Switzerland                      Qtr 1, 08             from fourth quarter. More
                                                           specific information not

    TotalFina Elf Donges       P     Jan 31, 08   230,000  Maxisulf sulfur recovery
    Total SA                           to                  unit begins operations. 
    France                           Feb 01, 08                                    

    Tamoil Holborn             N     Jan, 08      105,000  Run rates cut 20% because
    Tamoil SA                          to                  of lack of feedstocks.  
    Germany                          Mar, 08               Cause is broken drawbridge that’s        
                                                           preventing ships from accessing the site.     

    Statoil Mongstad           U     Jan 23, 08   189,000  Reformer unit fire on   
    Statoil                            to                  1/23 cuts operating rates to 75%
    Norway                           Feb 08, 08        of capacity. Statoil says production 
                                                           reaches normal level on Feb. 8.                 

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     Jan 15, 08    98,000  FCC maintenance for 23  
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  days in January and 5 days in 
    Petroleos SA                     Feb 05, 08         February; Visbreaker for 7 days      
    Spain                                                  in January and 5 days in February                

    Murphy Oil Milford         P     Jan 15, 08   108,000  Reformer, hydrotreaters 
    Haven                                      to             shut for two-week maintenance      
    Murphy Oil Corp                  Jan 31, 08       in partial turnaround. Restart 
    U.K.                                                   of production after repairs confirmed.

    Phillips Whitegate         U     Jan 14, 08    71,000  Runs cut 10% at refinery
    ConocoPhillips                     to                  because of unspecified  
    Ireland                          Jan 21, 08            “operational issue.”  End date 
                                                           is estimated for return to normal production rates.

    INOC Baiji                 U     Jan 07, 08   310,000  Full shutdown after     
    Republic of Iraq                   to                  explosion on Jan. 7.    
    Iraq                             Jan 08, 08            Operations restarted    

    Petroplus Ingolstadt       U     Jan 02, 08   106,000  Leak in hydrogen feed   
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  line. Petroplus said on 
    Germany                          Jan 07, 08            Jan. 3 there’s no loss in
                                                           production and full slate of products continues.  

    Koch Rotterdam             P     Qtr 1, 08     80,000  Partial shutdown to tie 
    Koch Industries Inc                to                  in new naphtha slate.   
    Netherlands                      Qtr 2, 08                                     

    Hellenic Petroleum         P     Qtr 1, 08     72,000  Partial shutdown for    
    Hellenic Petroleum SA              to                  maintenance on          
    Greece                           Qtr 2, 08             unspecified units. Works
                                                           to last 20 to 25 days.  

    Lukoil Odessa              P     Qtr 1, 08     56,000  Visbreaker startup of new
    LUKOIL                             to                  unit to produce more    
    Ukraine                          Apr 07, 08      gasoil, kerosene instead of heavy
                                                           fuel oil. Three-year reconstruction completed.            

    –Editor: Stephen Voss.

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    Nidaa Bakhsh in London at +44-20-7673-2229 or

  • #6714

    Charles Randall

    Here is July Update of Bloomberg Europe, Mid East & Africa Refinery Shutdowns Table. A lot of changes in timing on several of the refineries from the June tables and all the 2007 actuals have been removed on July version.

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