About ORC

The Al-Ubayed refinery is located to the north of the city of Al-Ubaid, the capital of North Kordofan State in western Sudan, and it is registered as a limited liability company, owned by the Sudanese Oil Corporation of the Sudanese Ministry of Energy. The refinery was established in 1996, and the construction project took a period not exceeding six months, which is a record. During this period, the installations of refineries, power plants, crude oil tanks, and their lines with refineries, charging ports, raw unloading docks, and loading freight were completed. The refinery was opened on July 22, 1996, and the refinery started its activities by refining 10,000 barrels per day, then rose to 15,000 barrels per day, and it refines the incoming crude into four products: -
1- Naphtha.
2- Kerosene.
3- Gas oil.
4- French.
Besides the diesel product, it is a mixture of Gas oil, kerosene, and French. Diesel is used in thermal power stations in the major states of Darfur, Al-Nahoud and Kadugli.