Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR)

Plant Description:

MIDOR is the most advanced refinery in Africa and is being classified as the sixth in the Mediterranean, based on technological complexity; reaching a standard of 11.5, according to Nelson Complexity Index.


Amreya Free Zone, Alexandria Egypt

Plant Capacity:

The refinery’s designed capacity is 5 million tons/year; equivalent to 100000 bbl/day.

Contract Date:

EPROM has been Managing MIDOR under a global Operation and Maintenance Management Contract since August 2002

EPROM Scope O&M using maintenance program:

EPROM is designated to cover all Operation and Maintenance Management activities for MIDOR refinery, this includes the following scope:
  • Process units, utilities, and off-site operations:
  • Crude and products pipelines transfer operation
  • Operations management
  • Maintenance Management by Oracle
  • Production planning using linear programming “LP”
  • Inspection
  • Technical support
  • HSEQ management systems
  • Competency program for human resources
  • Procurement services
  • Dekhela Port Marine Terminal Services for shipped products

Process units + licensors:

Conventional units:
  • Vapor Recovery units
  • Sour water stripper
UOP licensed units:
  • Hydrocraker
  • Naphtha Hydrotreater
  • Diesel Hydrotreater
  • PenexIzomerization
  • Continuous Catalytic Reformer
  • LPG Merox
  • Kerosene Merox
KTI licensed units:
  • Hydrogen Generation Unit
  • Sulfur Recovery Unit
  • Amine Regeneration Unit
Conoco/ Bechtel licensed units:
  • Delayed Coker
Project Utilities
  • MIDOR Project is supported by a full range of plant utilities that meet the demands of the project’s process units and associated facilities
Project Off-site
  • Flare system
  • Waste water treatment system
  • Storage & handling
  • Product dispatch


LPG, Premium Gasoline, Gas Oil, Kerosene, Jet Fuel, Coke, Sulphur.