|Project Details||Direct and indirect jobs: 3000 The project would have the ability to process 5,750,000 t/year of crude and other raw materials, and would generate 5,411,000 t/year of products. |
The oil pipeline linking the refinery to the Huelva port would be 200 km long. The oil pipeline and the water supply would cross the following municipalities: Los Santos de Maimona, Villafranca de los Barros, Alange, Almendralejo, La Zarza, Torremejía, Calamonte (only the oil pipeline), Mérida and Villagonzalo (only for water supply).
The natural areas crossed by the oil pipeline would be: LIC/ZEPA ES0000025 Marismas del Odiel, also considered as a Reserve of Biosphere, Ramsar wetland and Natural park.
LIC ES6150029 River Tinto estuary.
LIC ES6150013 Odiel dunes (which is also a public utility) LIC/ZEPA ES6150003 Natural Estero de Domingo Rubio Natural park.
|Project Area (in hectares)||200|
|Level of Investment (in USD)||1,630,000,000|
|Type of Population||Rural|
|Potential Affected Population||20,000|
|Company Names or State Enterprises||Grupo Alfonso Gallardo from Spain|
Iberdrola from Spain
|Relevant government actors||Ministry of Environment, Regional government |
|International and Financial Institutions||Caja Extremadura from Spain|
BBCA & Caja Madrid from Spain
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||Plataforma Refinería no, Ecologistas en acción Extremadura, WWF, Asociación para Defensa de la Naturaleza de Extremadura (ADENEX)., Coordinadora Ecologista de Huelva, Grupo Extremeño de Amigos de la Naturaleza (GEXAN), Mesa de la Ría de Huelva, SEO, ADENA|