Chargé Visits Sines Refinery

CDA John Olson (in light suit) arrives at Sines refinery. (Photo: Galp)On February 20, Chargé d’Affaires John Olson visited Sines refinery where he met with officials from the Port of Sines and GALP’s oil refinery. With a distilling capacity of 10.9 million tons a year, or 220,000 barrels a day, the Sines refinery is one of the largest in Europe.

In the course of this visit, the Chargé had the opportunity to hear about the plans for expansion and had a guided tour of the facility’s command center and storage facilities.