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    Charles Randall

    <Here is Bloomberg Jan 09 Update of EU/ME/AF Refinery S/D & Project table. – CER>
    Europe, Middle East, Africa Refinery Shutdowns (Table)

    By Nidaa Bakhsh
         January 9, 2009 (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:

    TotalFina Gonfreville      N     Jan 07, 09   345,000  Units shut in 50% of    
    Total SA                           to                  refinery because of powe,
    France                           Jan, 09               steam loss. Restart     
                                                           process began same day. 

    BP Rotterdam Europort      U     Dec, 08      400,000  CDU shuts on fault.     
    BP PLC                             to                  Refinery runs at 50%    
    Netherlands                      Dec 26, 08            capacity. Normal        
                                                           operations resumed late 

    Current Outages:

    TotalFina Gonfreville      N     Jan 07, 09   345,000  Units shut in 50% of    
    Total SA                           to                  refinery because of powe,
    France                           Jan, 09               steam loss. Restart     
                                                           process began same day. 

    Petroplus Ingolstadt       U     Jan 07, 09   106,000  Runs cut after fire after
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  oil leak on pump        
    Germany                          Jan, 09               associated with CDU.    
                                                           Units shut down. Full   
                                                           startup expected week of
                                                           Jan. 12.                

    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                                                             

    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 

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

    Ceska Kralupy              P     Qtr 1, 09     68,000  Shutdown planned for    
    Unipetrol, ENI SpA,                to                  maintenance in first half
    Shell Oil Co                     Qtr 2, 09             2009.                   
    Czech Republic                                                                 

    Agip Petr Sannazzaro       P     Qtr 1, 09    170,000  Hydrocracker, new,      
    ENI SpA                            to                  capacity 28,000 barrels a
    Italy                            Qtr 2, 09             day, to start up.       

    Saras Sarroch              P     Qtr 1, 09    300,000  Mild hydrocracker No. 2,
    Saras SpA                          to                  visbreaker shut for     
    Italy                            Qtr 1, 09             maintenance in Q1 2009. 

    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                                     

    Exxon Mobil Fos            P     Jan, 09      119,000  FCC and related units to
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  shut for four weeks     
    France                           Jan, 09               maintenance.            

    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 

    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    
    Israel                           Jun 30, 09            unit, naphtha, gasoil and
                                                           jet fuel; $50 million   
                                                           upgrade of crude unit to
                                                           use lighter grades.     

    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.               

    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.    

    PetroSA Mossel Bay         U     Dec 25, 08    45,000  Naphtha hydrotreater shut
    PetroSA                            to                  after fire.             
    South Africa                     Jan, 09                                       

    Shell Pernis               U     Dec 04, 08   416,000  FCC shut by pipeline    
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  fire. Restart delayed   
    Netherlands                      Jan 15, 09            twice to at least       

    Vega Ploiesti              P     Dec 01, 08   102,000  Full shutdown for two   
    Petromidia                         to                  months for maintenance, 
    Romania                          Jan 31, 09            inspections and repairs.

    Petroplus Cressier         P     Dec 01, 08    68,000  Full shutdown for       
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  maintenance, extended by
    Switzerland                      Jan 09, 09            lack of crude oil supply
                                                           because of French port  
                                                           strike. Restart began   
                                                           Jan. 2, diesel line     
                                                           planned for Jan. 9.     

    Engen Durban               U     Nov 13, 08   125,000  Full shutdown after fire
    Federation of                      to                  in CDU. Full production 
    Malaysia                         Feb, 09               will be reached in      
    South Africa                                           February, a month later 
                                                           than expected. Runs at  
                                                           80% of capacity as of   
                                                           Jan. 6.                 

    Qatar Petroleum Oryx       U     Qtr 2, 08     34,000  Runs cut to 25,000      
    GTL                                to                  barrels a day on poor   
    Qatar Petroleum                  Qtr 3, 09             operating performance, to
    Qatar                                                  run below capacity until
                                                           third quarter of 2009.  

    Cyprus Petro Larnaca       N     Apr 23, 04    27,000  Cyprus Petroleum Refinery
    Cyprus Petroleum                   to                  has stopped refining    
    Refinery                         N/A                   crude oil at its sole   
    Cyprus                                                 plant after the         
                                                           government decided not to
                                                           invest to produce       
                                                           European Union-mandated 
                                                           low-sulfur fuel.

    Future Outages:

    Tupras Izmit               P     Jan 29, 09   226,433  CDU shuts for           
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  maintenance.            
    Rafine                           Mar 31, 09                                    

    Agip Petroli Milazzo       P     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  CDU shuts in six-week   
    Total SA                           to                  turnaround planned,     
    France                           Mar 31, 09            covering half of the    
                                                           refinery units.         

    Tupras Batman              P     Feb 15, 09    22,014  CDU shuts for           
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  maintenance.            
    Rafine                           May 15, 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 13, 09    92,000  Full shutdown for more  
    Grupa Lotos SA                     to                  than one month for      
    Poland                           Apr 18, 09            upgrades.               

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

    Saras Sarroch              P     Apr, 09      300,000  CDU No. 1, FCC,         
    Saras SpA                          to                  alkylation, TAME units  
    Italy                            May, 09               shuts for six weeks major
                                                           turnaround in April-May 

    DEA Heide                  P     May, 09       91,000  Full shutdown for 4-5   
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  weeks of routine        
    Germany                          Jul, 09               maintenance. Work       
                                                           includes changing parts 
                                                           on desulfurization unit 
                                                           to produce lower-sulfur 

    TRN Vlissingen             P     May, 09      149,000  Full shutdown for planned
    Total SA, Dow                      to                  maintenance.            
    Chemical Co/The                  Jun, 09                                       

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

    Engen Durban               P     Jun, 09      125,000  Reduced output because of
    Federation of                      to                  maintenance. Plant may  
    Malaysia                         Jun, 09               run at 80-90% of        
    South Africa                                           capacity.               

    Total Fina Lindsey         P     Jun, 09      221,000  New Hydro-desulfurization
    Total SA                           to                  unit to begin ULSD      
    U.K.                             Jun, 09               output.                 

    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.          

    Phillips Whitegate         P     Qtr 3, 09     71,000  Full shutdown due to    
    ConocoPhillips                     to                  routine maintenance.    
    Ireland                          Qtr 3, 09                                     

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

    Exxon Mobil Fawley         P     Oct, 09      316,000  FCC shuts to tie-in new 
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  pipes.                  
    U.K.                             Nov, 09                                       

    Petroplus Cressier         P     Qtr 4, 09     68,000  Turnaround, partial for 
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  25-30 days during fourth
    Switzerland                      Qtr 4, 09             quarter of 2009.        

    Saras Sarroch              P     Qtr 4, 09    300,000  Mild hydrocracker No. 1,
    Saras SpA                          to                  reformer units shut in Q4
    Italy                            Qtr 4, 09             2009.                   

    Petroplus Coryton          P     Qtr 4, 09    172,000  FCC and associated units
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  to be shut down for 45 to
    U.K.                             Qtr 4, 09             55 days of maintenance in
                                                           4Q, which is delayed from
                                                           3Q. The turnaround was  
                                                           first planned for 1Q.   

    Agip Petr Sannazzaro       P     Qtr 4, 09    170,000  Vacuum distillation unit,
    ENI SpA                            to                  new, capacity 50,000    
    Italy                            Qtr 4, 09             barrels a day, to start 

    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      

    Tupras Aliaga Izmir        P     Oct 29, 09   226,433  CDU, desulfurization    
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  units shut for          
    Rafine                           Dec 03, 09            maintenance.            

    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.               

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

    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               

    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.     

    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
    Unit contracted to
                                                           be built by Technip.    

    Pearl GTL                  P     Qtr 1, 10    140,000  New GTL refinery to start
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  operations in 2010. First
    Qatar                            Qtr 4, 10             production to start at  
                                                           70,000 b/d, full capacity
                                                           expected a year later.  

    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   

    Petroplus Teesside         P     Jan, 10      117,000  Full shutdown for 35-40 
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  days. Exact timing not  
    U.K.                             Dec, 10               disclosed.              

    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.            

    Petroplus Ingolstadt       P     Jan, 10      106,000  Maintenance for 35-40   
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  days during the year.   
    Germany                          Dec, 10               Timing not disclosed.   

    Petroplus Reichstett       P     Jan, 10       81,000  Maintenance shutdown for
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  40-45 days. Details not 
    France                           Dec, 10               disclosed.              

    Petroplus Petite           P     Jan, 10      142,000  Maintenance shutdown for
    Couronne                           to                  35-40 days. Timing not  
    Petroplus Holdings AG            Dec, 10               disclosed.              

    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.           

    Exxon Mobil Antwerp        P     Qtr 3, 10    263,000  New units to raise diesel
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  output to start output by
    Belgium                          Qtr 4, 10             end 2010.               

    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      

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

    Wintershall Lingen         P     Qtr 1, 11     87,000  Full shutdown planned in
    BP PLC                             to                  2011. Happens every 5   
    Germany                          Qtr 4, 11             years.                  

    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,    

    Samir Mohammedia           P     Qtr 1, 11    129,000  New CDU, capacity 80,000
    Samir                              to                  b/d, scheduled to come on
    Morocco                          Qtr 4, 11             stream in 2011. Tecnicas
                                                           Reunidas SA is the      

    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 taken
                                                           October 2008.           

    Rosneft Tuapse             P     Qtr 1, 11     78,000  Output to triple to 12  
    Russian Federation                 to                  million tons a year     
    Russian Federation               Qtr 4, 11             (240,000 barrels of oil a

    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.

    Neste Porvoo               P     Qtr 1, 11    197,000  Isomerization unit to   
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  begin producing         
    Finland                          Qtr 4, 11             premium-quality gasoline.
                                                           Output to rise by 200,000
                                                           metric tons from 4      
                                                           million tons a year.    

    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.         

    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   

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

    MOL Szazhalombatta         P     Qtr 1, 11    161,000  New Hydrocracker,       
    MOL Hungarian Oil and              to                  capacity 1.5 million tons
    Gas NyRt                         Qtr 4, 11             a year, scheduled to come
    Hungary                                                on stream in 2011.      

    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.       

    Sonatrach Arzew            P     Qtr 4, 11     60,000  New units to expand     
    People’s Democratic                to                  capacity to 100,000     
    Republic of Algeria              Qtr 4, 11             barrels a day to European
    Algeria                                                spec to come on line,   
                                                           construction by Hyundai 

    Yanbu                      P     Qtr 1, 12    400,000  New refinery, 400,000   
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co,              to                  barrels a day, planned to
    ConocoPhillips                   Qtr 4, 12             begin operations in 2012.
    Saudi Arabia                                           Construction bids       
                                                           scheduled for 1Q 2009,  
                                                           delayed three months by 
                                                           credit fallout.         

    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. 

    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    

    Tupras Izmit               P     Qtr 1, 12    226,433  New Coker scheduled to  
    Tupras Turkiye Petrol              to                  begin production,       
    Rafine                           Qtr 4, 12             converting 3.2 million  
    Turkey                                                 tons of fuel oil to 1.9 
                                                           million tons of         
                                                           diesel/jet, 530,000 tons
                                                           gasoline and 160,000 tons
                                                           of LPG, 600,000 tons    
                                                           petroleum coke.         

    Conoco Wilhelmshaven       P     Qtr 1, 12    260,000  New Hydrocracker, coker 
    ConocoPhillips                     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.

    Shell Pernis               P     Qtr 1, 12    416,000  CDU No. 5 turnaround due
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  in 2012 in four-year    
    Netherlands                      Qtr 4, 12             cycle of maintenance.   
                                                           Prior outages were in   
                                                           2004 and 2008.          

    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            
    Kuwait                           Qtr 4, 12             decommissioning 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                                                                   

    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.               

    Statoil Mongstad           P     Qtr 1, 13    189,000  Full shutdown scheduled 
    Statoil                            to                  for 2013.               
    Norway                           Qtr 4, 13                                     

    Rafinerie Gdanska          P     Qtr 1, 13     92,000  Full shutdown scheduled 
    Grupa Lotos SA                     to                  for 2013. Specific timing
    Poland                           Qtr 4, 13             not available.          

    Historical Outages:

    Tamoil Collombey           P     Dec 23, 08    50,000  FCC shuts for           
    Tamoil SA                          to                  maintenance. Restart    
    Switzerland                      Dec 30, 08            confirmed.              

    Neste Porvoo               N     Dec 16, 08   197,000  Diesel line shuts with  
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  other units because of  
    Finland                          Dec 23, 08            “momentary” hydrogen, 
                                                           steam loss at the site. 

    BP Rotterdam Europort      U     Dec, 08      400,000  CDU shuts on fault.     
    BP PLC                             to                  Refinery runs at 50%    
    Netherlands                      Dec 26, 08            capacity. Normal        
                                                           operations resumed late 

    Galp Atlantico Sines       P     Dec 13, 08   202,670  Work starts on new      
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                  conversion project.     
    Portugal                         Dec 13, 08            Output not affected.    

    Exxon Mobil Fos            N     Dec 09, 08   119,000  Runs cut `significantly’
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  because of strike at port
    France                           Dec, 08               that halted crude       
                                                           supplies. Normal rates  
                                                           confirmed by company on 
                                                           Dec. 22.                

    Petroplus Reichstett       N     Dec 08, 08    81,000  Runs cut to 60% of      
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  capacity because of lack
    France                           Dec 31, 08            of crude oil supply due 
                                                           to French port strike.  
                                                           Full rates planned by end
                                                           of December.            

    BP Castellon Plana         P     Dec, 08      110,000  New Coker, capacity     
    BP PLC                             to                  20,000 b/d of diesel, to
    Spain                            Dec, 08               be mechanically completed
                                                           before end 2008.        
                                                           Operations may begin in 
                                                           first quarter 2009

    Bayernoil Neustadt         P     Dec, 08      125,600  New mild hydrocracker for
    Bayernoil                          to                  diesel output starts    
    Raffineriegesellschaf            Dec, 08               operations.             

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

    TRN Vlissingen             U     Nov 29, 08   149,000  CDU shuts for           
    Total SA, Dow                      to                  maintenance, cleaning.  
    Chemical Co/The                  Dec 11, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    Total Fina Lindsey         U     Nov 24, 08   221,000  Fuel-processing         
    Total SA                           to                  operations have been    
    U.K.                             Dec, 08               disrupted.              

    Petrogal Oporto            P     Nov 15, 08    95,106  Work on new conversion  
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                  roject starts.          
    Portugal                         Nov 15, 08                                    

    SA Mazeikiu Nafta          U     Nov 07, 08   160,221  Visbreaker shut by fire.
    Polski Koncern                     to                  Restart Nov. 9. Full    
    Naftowy Orlen,                   Nov 12, 08            capacity returned Nov.  
    Republic of Lithuania                                  12.                     

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     Nov 05, 08    98,000  Platformer shuts for    
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  maintenance.            
    Petroleos SA                     Nov 30, 08                                    

    Tamoil Collombey           P     Nov 05, 08    50,000  Crude distillation unit 
    Tamoil SA                          to                  shuts for maintenance.  
    Switzerland                      Nov 16, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    Saudi Aramco Rabigh        P     Nov, 08      400,000  New units to expand     
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co               to                  capacity by 425,000 b/d,
    Saudi Arabia                     Nov, 08               to 825,000 b/d,         
                                                           construction to be      
                                                           completed in November   

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

    Statoil Kalundborg         P     Nov 01, 08    72,000  Gasoline production cut 
    Statoil, Shell Oil Co              to                  by shutdown in condensate
    Denmark                          Nov 21, 08            plant for maintenance.  

    Agip Petr Taranto          N     Oct 31, 08   110,000  Runs cut 20% to 30% in  
    ENI SpA                            to                  one-day labor strike.   
    Italy                            Nov 01, 08                                    

    Neste Porvoo               N     Oct 29, 08   197,000  Alkylation unit fire    
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  affects gasoline output.
    Finland                          Nov 04, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    Cepsa Gibraltar            P     Oct 25, 08   223,000  FCC maintenance;        
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  visbreaker from oct. 26 
    Petroleos SA                     Dec 03, 08            to nov. 12; vacuum unit 
    Spain                                                  from oct 25 to nov. 19, 
                                                           HDS 1 from oct. 25 to   
                                                           dec. 4; HDS 2 from oct. 
                                                           25 to nov. 7; alkylation
                                                           from oct. 25 to dec. 4. 

    Petroplus Coryton          U     Oct 24, 08   172,000  Full shutdown after     
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  malfunction and leak in 
    U.K.                             Nov 04, 08            naphtha unit. Restart   

    Agip Petr Venezia          P     Oct 23, 08    90,000  Gasoline unit, diesel   
    ENI SpA                            to                  desulfurization unit shut
    Italy                            Oct 30, 08            for maintenance.        

    Repsol Tarragona           P     Oct 15, 08   160,000  Desulfurization unit    
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  shuts for maintenance.  
    Spain                            Oct 28, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    KNPC Mina Ah Ahmadi        N     Oct 13, 08   460,000  Full shutdown for power 
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  cut. Restart confirmed. 
    Kuwait                           Oct 17, 08                                    

    KNPC Mina Abdullah         N     Oct 13, 08   270,000  Full shutdown for power 
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  cut. Restart confirmed. 
    Kuwait                           Oct 17, 08                                    

    KNPC Al Shuaiba            N     Oct 13, 08   200,000  Full shutdown for power 
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  cut. Normal operations  
    Kuwait                           Oct 16, 08            expected in three to four
                                                           days. Full rates reached
                                                           Oct. 16.                

    Nigerian Kaduna            P     Oct 11, 08   110,000  Full shutdown for 45-day
    Nigerian National                  to                  routine maintenance.    
    Petroleum Corp                   Nov 25, 08                                    

    Petronor Bilbao            P     Oct 10, 08   220,000  Partial shutdown for    
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  20-day visbreaker       
    Spain                            Oct 31, 08            maintenance.            

    OMV Schwechat              U     Oct 10, 08   200,000  Fire in power plant, one
    OMV AG                             to                  of two at refinery. No  
    Austria                          Oct 10, 08            loss in refinery output,
                                                           OMV said.               

    TotalFina Lamede           P     Oct 06, 08   157,000  FCC, alkylation,        
    Total SA                           to                  visbreaker shut for     
    France                           Dec 06, 08            upgrade, inspections and
                                                           maintenance. New furnace
                                                           to be installed to reduce
                                                           emissions. Restart      
                                                           confirmed. Full output by

    Agip Petr Taranto          N     Oct 06, 08   110,000  Full shutdown after power
    ENI SpA                            to                  cut. Restart confirmed. 
    Italy                            Oct 09, 08                                    

    Agip Petroli Gela          U     Oct 06, 08   100,000  Fire in aromatics unit. 
    ENI SpA                            to                                          
    Italy                            Oct 06, 08                                    

    TotalFina Feyzin           P     Oct 05, 08   115,000  Steam cracker shuts for 
    Total SA                           to                  maintenance.            
    France                           Oct 11, 08                                    

    Engen Durban               P     Oct 03, 08   125,000  Full shutdown for       
    Federation of                      to                  maintenance. Restart    
    Malaysia                         Oct 31, 08            confirmed.              
    South Africa                                                                   

    Tamoil Cremona             U     Oct 03, 08    95,000  Fire in tank farm injures
    Tamoil SA                          to                  one.                    
    Italy                            Oct 04, 08                                    

    Petroplus Teesside         N     Qtr 4, 08    117,000  Runs cut to 30% of      
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  capacity, or 30,000 to  
    U.K.                             Qtr 4, 08             40,000 b/d on average for
                                                           fourth quarter on low   
                                                           margins, according to   

    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.         

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

    BP Rotterdam Europort      P     Oct, 08      400,000  CDU, capacity 200,000   
    BP PLC                             to                  barrels a day, to shut  
    Netherlands                      Nov, 08               for four-to-five week   
                                                           maintenance. BP said Nov.
                                                           17 the turnaround is    
                                                           almost completed.       

    Nigerian Warri             U     Oct 02, 08   125,000  Full shutdown after crude
    Nigerian National                  to                  oil pipeline ruptured.  
    Petroleum Corp                   Nov 10, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    Petrola Hellas             P     Oct, 08      100,000  Partial closure for about
    Elefsis                            to                  three weeks to carry out
    Hellenic Petroleum SA            Oct, 08               regular maintenance. Was
    Greece                                                 delayed from first      
                                                           quarter to second and   
                                                           then to September.      

    Sarpom Trecate             P     Oct, 08      230,000  Shutdown planned for    
    Exxon Mobil Corp, ERG              to                  maintenance.            
    SpA                              Oct, 08                                       

    Shell Stanlow              P     Oct 02, 08   233,000  CDU 3 to shut for       
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  maintenance.            
    U.K.                             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.               

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

    Repsol La Coruna           P     Sep 30, 08   120,000  Coker shuts. Restart    
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  end-October, 15 days    
    Spain                            Oct 31, 08            earlier than scheduled. 

    Repsol La Coruna           P     Sep 30, 08   120,000  Hydrotreater shut for one
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  month.                  
    Spain                            Oct 31, 08                                    

    SA Mazeikiu Nafta          P     Sep 27, 08   160,221  Diesel desulfurization  
    Polski Koncern                     to                  unit to shut for up to 3
    Naftowy Orlen,                   Oct 18, 08            weeks.                  
    Republic of Lithuania                                                          

    Shell Pernis               U     Sep 24, 08   416,000  FCC shuts because of    
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  malfunction. Restart not
    Netherlands                      Nov 24, 08            confirmed.              

    Agip Petr Taranto          U     Sep 24, 08   110,000  Full shutdown after power
    ENI SpA                            to                  cut. Units restarted.   
    Italy                            Sep 27, 08                                    

    ERTOIL Huelva              P     Sep 21, 08    98,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Cia Espanola de                    to                  shuts.                  
    Petroleos SA                     Oct 13, 08                                    

    Shell Pernis               P     Sep, 08      416,000  CDU No. 5, capacity     
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  200,000 barrels a day,  
    Netherlands                      Nov 30, 08            shuts for six weeks.    
                                                           Restart delayed twice.  
                                                           Heat exchangers also shut
                                                           for maintenance. Restart

    Tamoil Cremona             P     Sep 20, 08    95,000  Full shutdown for       
    Tamoil SA                          to                  two-week maintenance.   
    Italy                            Oct 06, 08            Postponed from June. No 
                                                           reason given.           

    Galp Atlantico Sines       P     Sep 16, 08   202,670  Full shutdown for 40-days
    Galp Energia SGPS SA               to                  to carry out regular    
    Portugal                         Oct 29, 08            maintenance. Restart    

    Chevron Pembroke           P     Sep 15, 08   210,000  FCC, alkylation shut for
    Chevron Corp                       to                  6 weeks in five-year    
    U.K.                             Nov 20, 08            maintenance cycle.      
                                                           Restart of associated   
                                                           units began Nov. 6. FCC 
                                                           restart began Nov. 11,  
                                                           feed into unit to start 
                                                           around Nov. 20.         

    TNK Lisichansk             P     Sep 15, 08   320,000  Turnaround for six weeks
    TNK-BP Ltd                         to                  planned upgrade. Restart
    Ukraine                          Nov 08, 08            confirmed Nov. 1. Full  
                                                           output due Nov. 8.      

    Repsol La Coruna           P     Sep 15, 08   120,000  FCC shuts. Maintenance  
    Repsol YPF SA                      to                  brought forward from    
    Spain                            Oct 31, 08            fourth quarter. Restart 
                                                           end-October, 2 weeks    
                                                           later than scheduled.   

    Indeni Ndola               P     Sep 14, 08    23,750  Full shutdown for annual
    Agip Petroli SpA,                  to                  maintenance.            
    Republic of Zambia               Oct 31, 08                                    

    Shell Durban SAPREF        P     Sep 06, 08   180,000  Full shutdown for three 
    BP PLC, Shell Oil Co               to                  weeks of maintenance.   
    South Africa                     Oct 06, 08            Restart confirmed.      

    Tamoil Holborn             P     Sep, 08      105,000  Full shutdown for       
    Tamoil SA                          to                  four-week maintenance to
    Germany                          Oct 06, 08            replace and revamp      
                                                           equipment. Restart      

    Statoil Mongstad           P     Sep 02, 08   189,000  Full shutdown including 
    Statoil                            to                  crude units for two weeks
    Norway                           Nov 27, 08            maintenance, happens    
                                                           every 4-5 years.        
                                                           Catalytic cracking unit 
                                                           will be shut down for   
                                                           longer because of       
                                                           cleaning and repairs. FCC
                                                           restart Nov. 27 confirmed
                                                           after a series of delays.

    Agip Petr Sannazzaro       P     Sep 02, 08   170,000  Partial shutdown for 15 
    ENI SpA                            to                  days to upgrade plant.  
    Italy                            Sep 30, 08                                    

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

    Exxon Mobil Antwerp        N     Sep 02, 08   263,000  Full shutdown after power
    Exxon Mobil Corp                   to                  cut. Restarted same day.
    Belgium                          Sep 03, 08            Full operating rates    
                                                           before Sept. 7.         

    Statoil Mongstad           U     Aug 23, 08   189,000  FCC shuts because of    
    Statoil                            to                  leak.                   
    Norway                           Aug 27, 08                                    

    Chevron Pembroke           P     Aug 19, 08   210,000  Leak in alkylation unit.
    Chevron Corp                       to                                          
    U.K.                             Aug 21, 08                                    

    Neste Porvoo               P     Aug 15, 08   197,000  Diesel line to be shut  
    Neste Oil OYJ                      to                  for about one and a half
    Finland                          Oct 02, 08            months maintenance.     

    KNPC Al Shuaiba            N     Aug 05, 08   200,000  Power outage causes some
    Kuwait Petroleum Corp              to                  processing units to shut.
    Kuwait                           Aug 05, 08                                    

    Saras Sarroch              P     Aug, 08      300,000  New Gasoline            
    Saras SpA                          to                  desulfurization unit    
    Italy                            Nov, 08               started August 2008 for 
                                                           10ppm fuel, and sulfur  
                                                           recovery plant is       
                                                           starting operations in  
                                                           late November.          

    Shell Pernis               P     Aug, 08      416,000  New steam plant scheduled
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC              to                  to begin operations,    
    Netherlands                      Aug, 08               gas-fired co-gen plant to
                                                           replace oil-fed unit.   

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

    TNK Ryazan Refinery        P     Aug, 08      340,000  CDU, gasoline           
    Russia 340000-bpd                  to                  hydrotreater shutdowns to
    Crude Oil Processing             Sep, 08               cut runs for maintenance.
    TNK-BP Ltd                                                                     
    Russian Federation                                                             

    IPLOM Busalla              N     Jul 31, 08    46,500  Fire shut production. No
    IPLOM SpA                          to                  information on which unit
    Italy                            Aug 02, 08            was damaged.            

    Total SA Flanders          N     Jul 31, 08   141,000  CDU, desulfurization unit
    Total SA                           to                  stopped for a few hours 
    France                           Aug 01, 08            because of electrical   

    Tamoil Collombey           P     Jul 30, 08    50,000  Catalytic cracker halts 
    Tamoil SA                          to                  for technical work.     
    Switzerland                      Aug 05, 08                                    

    TNK Ryazan Refinery        P     Jul, 08      340,000  CDU AVT-4, reformer,    
    Russia 340000-bpd                  to                  visbreaker to shut for 40
    Crude Oil Processing             Sep, 08               days of repairs.        
    TNK-BP Ltd                                                                     
    Russian Federation                                                             

    Shell Durban SAPREF        N     Jul 22, 08   180,000  Shutdown following power
    BP PLC, Shell Oil Co               to                  cut. Restart confirmed  
    South Africa                     Jul 25, 08            July 23.                

    Petroplus Coryton          N     Jul 18, 08   172,000  Full shutdown after power
    Petroplus Holdings AG              to                  cut. Unit restarts      
    U.K.                             Aug 31, 08            confirmed on July 20. The
                                                           FCC and associated units
                                                           stayed off line until the
                                                           end of August.          

    Polski Koncern Plock       P     Jul 17, 08   270,000  Hydro-desulfurization   
    Polski Koncern                     to                  unit shuts for          
    Naftowy Orlen                    Aug 31, 08            maintenance. Restart    
    Poland                                                 confirmed.              

    Indeni Ndola               N     Jul 09, 08    23,750  Full shutdown after crude
    Agip Petroli SpA,                  to                  supplies ran out. New oil
    Republic of Zambia               Aug 15, 08            shipment that was       
    Zambia                                                 originally due in       
                                                           mid-July delayed twice to
                                                           early August. No estimate
                                                           given for restart.      

    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.        

    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.     

    –Editor: Stephen Voss.

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