Welcome to SAPREF

About SAPREF

We process 24 000 tons crude per day and we make 10 main products in 46 different grades. We produce 2.7 billion litres of petrol per year, which is enough fuel to take 800 000 cars around the world. We have 160 000 km of pipe work (4 times around the world). We operate at temperatures of up to 700ºC and at pressures up to 120 bar. We have about 700 employees, 500 contractors and 208 learners at our refinery.

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  • A book for one - Books for all

    A book for one - Books for all

    [Durban, South Africa] To some South Africans having access to a book is something taken for granted, but to others, it is a serious luxury. For this reason when … more

  • A Home to many - The SAPREF children's village

    A Home to many - The SAPREF children's village

    Christmas cheer has come early for three NGO’s who each received a three-bedroom fully furnished house to be used as family units for orphaned … more

  • 50 years of SAPREF - Here's to the future!

    50 years of SAPREF - Here's to the future!

    If age was determined by looks, the SAPREF refinery would be considered relatively young. This year marks the historic occasion of the refinery’s … more