Situated on the East Coast of South Africa, SAPREF is the largest crude oil refinery in the country with 35% of South Africa's refining capacity. SAPREF is a joint venture between Shell Refining SA and BP Southern Africa.
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.