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Rio de Janeiro Petrochemical Complex

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Early Works
Awaiting construction decision
Start: 10/2018
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 06/2006
Completion: 12/2023
In operation
Project Details


The Rio de Janeiro petrochemical complex will consist of a basic petrochemical production unit, six units for second generation production and will produce basic petrochemicals, fuels and thermoplastic resins. It incorporates a logistics base in São Gonçalo and a pipeline that will take the oil up to the complex.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Rio de Janeiro Petrochemical Complex
Project Type
Propylene, Refineries
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
960,000  t/y (tons per year)  Propylene
165,000  b/d (barrels per day)  Refineries
US$ 24.7bn
Completion Date

The complex is being built in Itaboraí municipality, some 45km from Rio de Janeiro city, in Rio de Janeiro state.

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