The South African Oil Refinery (SAFOR) is located within the confines of the Engen Refinery in Wentworth, Durban. Engen owns 47% of SAFOR, with the remaining shares held by Chevron and Total.

Completed in 1972, the facility was designed to produce 2, 730bpd of lubricating oil base stocks. Today Safor has a capacity of 145,000 mt/yr.

Engen’s lubricating oil base stocks are produced at SAFOR and piped to our Lubricating Oil Blend plant at Island View adjacent Durban Harbour.

SAFOR is certified ISO 9001 Quality Management System and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.