Mostorod New Refinery: Hydrocracker

05 January 2012

Key Facts

  • Owner Egyptian Refining Company
  • Parent Project Mostorod New Refinery
  • Location Egypt, Cairo Governorate, Cairo
  • Status Execution
  • Classification Oil Refinery, Oil Processing
  • Contract ($m) $1,900m
  • Contract Type EPC
  • Main Contract Completion Q4 2016
  • Contact the project owner (MEED Projects subscribers only)


Citadel Capital, a pirvate equity firm based in Cairo is financing the construction of a new hydrocracker and vacuum distillation unit at the existing Mostorod refinery, located 10 kilometres north of Cairo, currently the largest refinery in Egypt with a capacity of 142,000 b/d.

The refinery is operated by Cairo Oil Refining Company (CORC). The new units will enable Egypt to reduce its fuel imports.

This profile covers hydrocracker unit.

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