The Paraguaná Refinery Complex (Spanish: Centro de Refinación de Paraguaná) is a crude oil refinery located in the Venezuelan state Falcón and currently considered the world´s second largest refinery complex, just after Jamnagar Refinery in India. It's the result of the fusion of Amuay Refinery, Bajo Grande Refinery and Cardón Refinery. Nowadays it refines 940 thousand barrels per day (149,000 m3/d).
The complex is located in a shared area by the Paraguaná Peninsula in Falcón state and the western coast of Lake Maracaibo in the Zulia state. This complex holds 71% of the refining capacity of Venezuela and it belongs to the state-owned company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).
The Cardón Refinery started operations in 1949 with capacity to refine 30 thousand barrels per day (4,800 m3/d), it currently handles 305 thousand barrels per day (48,500 m3/d); the Amuay Refinery started having a capacity of 60 thousand barrels per day (9,500 m3/d) and nowadays it can refine 635 thousand barrels per day (101,000 m3/d) and Bajo Grande Refinery, built by 1956 has the capacity to refine 16 thousand barrels per day (2,500 m3/d).