Huelva

Huelva it is the biggest port in surface in Spain, oriented to the industry and with diverse inland and maritime docks. Intermodal logistic area, freight cargo area, etc. Railway has direct access to industries and the whole area has distribution nets for gas, communications and water, as well as diverse products yet mentioned. There are two airports (45 minutes connected), through free-fee highways and two railway lines (to North Spain and Mediterranean Corridor). University and Vocational Education Centres have specific industrial degrees. There is a dense tissue of auxiliary services and sanitary centres. Weather is perfect for chemical industry.

Main productive areas are non-ferric metallurgy (copper, precious metals, etc.), electric production, LNG, diverse gas products (propane, buthane, oxygen, hydrogen, etc.), oil refining, petrochemistry, hydrocarbon additivation, fertilizers, ammonia, salt, chlorine derivates, acids and bases.

3100 people work in Huelva's chemical industry.

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Area

Total 1700.0 hectare
Free 760.0 hectare

Port Concession: 511 Ha (greenfield) / 92 Ha (brownfield)
Free Concession: 155 Ha (Greenfield)

Infrastructure and Connectivity

Highway yes Free used highway network to Portugal and rest of Spain and Europe
Railway yes Two lines to Sevilla and North Spain. Connection with rest of Europe
Waterway yes Sea and River harbours (Area of protected waters 1.120 Ha and Land area 1.700 Ha)
Sea harbor yes Port of Huelva

Compounds

  • Copper, iron silicate and precious metals
  • Different industrial gases/liquids (hydrogen, propane, butane, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, argon, GLP, etc.)
  • Natural Gas
  • Naphtha, gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuels, asphalts
  • Petrochemical (phenol, acetone, cumene, alpha methyl styrene, benzene drag)
  • Fertilizers
  • Ammonia, urea (Diaminometanal) and urea solutions
  • Salt, chlore and derivates
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Others acids and bases
  • Choline and its derivatives, calcium pidolate
  • Biofuel

Services

  • Power: three biomass plants and other renewable energies (More than1.500MW)
  • Steam
  • Natural gas
  • Industrial gasses
  • Water (different grades)
  • Perfect weather conditions for the chemical industry.
  • University and Vocational Training specified
  • Telecommunications

Feedstocs by rail and road e.g.

  • Chlorine
  • Ammonia
  • LPG
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Chlorine
  • Clorhidric acid
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Petrochemicals products

Airports

  • Sevilla  (94 km) 
  • Jerez de la Frontera (190 km)
  • Málaga (310 km)
  • Faro, Portugal (114 km)

 

Disposal

There are specialized companies on the site and an enclosure less than an hour away.

Refinery

10.54 million tons/y & 212,670 bbl/day

Refining Units
Crude Distillation - 212,670 bbl/day
Vacuum Distillation - 72,250 bbl/day
Gas recovery unit
Two Merox™ process units,
Three Unionfining™ process unit (Distillate Desulphurisation)
A Unicracking™ process unit (Hydrocracker)
Hydrogen Unit - Technip

Storage

Dry bulk

Intermodal Logistics Area (LAZ). Load and unload facilities. Warehousing. Container terminal.

Liquid bulk

Load and unload facilities. Tanks and caverns. Connection to oil and gas pipelines to Spain and Europe