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Potiguar Clara Camarão Refinery

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Situated in the Guamaré Industrial Complex in northeast Brazil, the Clara Camarão Potiguar Refinery is a Petrobras-operated unit that produces diesel, naphtha, jet fuel, and since September 2010, automotive gasoline. It was officially inaugurated in October 2009, and later received investments with a special focus at the Guamaré Gasoline Unit (UGG), pipelines and buoys. The refinery's current capacity is 6,000m3/d. The project was concluded in 2014 and has allowed the refinery to produce gasoline, as well as receive and ship derivatives by sea.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Potiguar Clara Camarão Refinery
Project Type
Downstream, Refineries
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
33,000  b/d (barrels per day)  Refineries
US$ 1.8bn
Completion Date

The refinery is located in the Guamaré industrial complex, Guamaré municipality, some 176km from Rio Grande do Norte state capital Natal in northeast Brazil.

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