The Lubes Plant, consist of eight (8) units as shown in the diagram below has the capacity to process 50,000 BPSD of imported crude oil into Lube base oils, Asphalt and waxes. Sulphur is also produced from the off gases derived from the imported crude. The Lubes Plant is designed to process heavy crude oil from Kuwait, Venezuela (Lagomar), Saudi Arabia (Arabian Light Crude) or Russian (Urals).
The Arabian Light crude oil is currently being processed, the change over from the Lagomar crude, processed since plant inception, to Arabian Light crude was in October, 1988 to solve the bottom of the barrel problem.
Products from the Lubes Plant are:
- Lube Base Oils
- Hydro-Finished Wax