Crude oil distillation capacity reached 140 '000 bpd in 2012 in Yemen, according to EIA. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, crude oil distillation capacity in Yemen reached an all time high of 180 '000 bpd in 1987 and an all time low of 115 '000 bpd in 1992. When compared to Yemen's main peers, crude oil distillation capacity in Eritrea amounted to 14.6 '000 bpd, 85.0 '000 bpd in Oman and 2,112 '000 bpd in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
Yemen has been ranked 72nd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of crude oil distillation capacity, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A crude oil refinery is an industrial facility that turns crude oil and other inputs into finished petroleum products.