CNPC in France

We are engaged in the trade of crude oil, refined products, chemical products, natural gas and LNG as well as relevant investment business in France through PetroChina International (London) Co., Ltd.

Following the laws and regulations of the EU and France and honoring local business practices, we carry out our business with honesty and integrity, actively fulfill corporate social responsibilities, take part in various social welfare activities, and strengthen interaction and communication with local communities, in order to achieve mutual benefit and common development through cooperation.

Lavéra Refinery


In 2011, PetroChina International (London) Co., Ltd and INEOS established PetroIneos, a joint venture which comprises PetroIneos Trading and PetroIneos Refining. Lavéra Refinery is PetroIneos Refining’s major asset in France.

Lavéra Refinery is the largest refinery in southern France and the fourth largest refinery in the country. Situated on the Mediterranean coast close to Marseille, the refinery enjoys an advantageous geographical location with complete logistics facilities, and is a key pillar for energy supply and the most profitable refinery in southeastern France. Lavéra Refinery is capable of processing 210,000 barrels of crude oil per day, with storage capacity of 2.73 million cubic meters. It mainly produces jet fuel and diesel.