Cartagena Refinery power station

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Cartagena Refinery power station is an operating power station of at least 95-megawatts (MW) in Cartegena, Murcia, Spain.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cartagena Refinery power station Cartegena, Murcia, Spain 37.70435, -1.09995 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 37.70435, -1.09995

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2][3] fossil gas - natural gas[4][2] 95[2][5] combined cycle[2] 2002[2]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 SABIC Innovative Plastics España SA [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): chemicals[4][6]
  • Captive industry: Both[4][6]


This power station supplies combined heat-and-power to Reficar's petrochemical refinery in Cartagena, Spain.[7]

Articles and Resources


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  7. "Refineria de Cartagena: Reficar Refinery Expansion". Hydrocarbons Technology. Retrieved May 10th, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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