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Porto do Açú may build its own refinery

May 21, 2018 8:58 am to 08:58
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10 million dollars have already been invested in the newest ambitious undertaking of the Port of Açú that is on the agenda

O Port of Açu it is one of the most audacious and visionary port complexes of recent times in Brazil, there is no doubt about it. Now she wants to go further and install her own oil refinery within the enterprise. This is not speculation, so much so that its partner in Belgium has already invested US$ 10 million to run the project, in exchange for increasing its shareholding in the future venture.

It is worth remembering that Porto do Açu is located in the city of São João da Barra, in the north of the state of Rio de Janeiro and was conceived by businessman Eike Batista at the time and responsible for LLX. After some time, LLX changed and became Prumo Logística, which is a subsidiary of EIG (American group). José Magela, who is currently the president of Prumo, was interviewed and revealed that Porto do Açú is ready to be expanded in a way never seen before, and the oil and gas industry is its flagship in this endeavor.

Today, the port complex has 11 fully operational companies and more than 90 km² in an integrated industrial area, of which there are still 80 km free to build and invest in new projects. He highlighted, however, the competition with Comperj, in Itaboraí is complementary and will only fill part of the demand for fuel, there will be a market for everyone! The Açú Port Complex is the largest in its category in Latin America and could soon be the most important in Brazil.

Among the main activities of the port, the highlights are in the offshore area, export of ores, thermoelectric, companies and factories.


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