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STIR – Bizerte Refinery Upgrade – Tunisia - Project Profile

STIR – Bizerte Refinery Upgrade – Tunisia - Project Profile


"STIR – Bizerte Refinery Upgrade – Tunisia- Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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State-owned refining company, Societe Tunisienne des Industries de Raffinage (STIR) is undertaking the Bizerte Refinery Upgrade project at Bizerte in Tunisia.

The project involves the upgrade of the existing 35,000-barrel-a-day capacity plant to increase the capacity by 25%. The project is planned to be implemented in three phases.

It includes the construction of distillation column, addition of a hydro-desulphurisation unit, the processing of low-sulphur residue, oil storage tanks, processing units, installation of pipeline infrastructure and other related infrastructural facilities

The study for the project was completed in third quarter of 2008.

In 2015, STIR has awarded Studi Tecnologie Progetti with the FEED contract for the new CDU Desalter system.

Design activities are underway on the new desalter system. Planning activities are underway on other phases.


The project involves the upgrade of existing plant to increase the current 35,000-barrel-a-day capacity by 25% in Bizerte, Tunisia.

The US$911 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of oil storage tanks

2. Construction of processing units

3. Installation of pipeline infrastructure

4. Construction of distillation column

5. Addition of hydro-desulphurisation unit

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