Achinsk Refinery Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary: The project includes construction of delayed coking and hydrocracking units, a second stage of the isomerisation unit, as well as a reforming unit, which will replace that currently in operation.
  • Main Contractors:
    • RusGasEngineering: Construction of hydrocracking furnaces
    • Giprogazoochistka: Design and detail documentation for hydrosulfuric gas utilization and sulfur granulation unit

Refining Units

  • Delayed Coker
  • Hydrocracker
  • sulfur granulation unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • The project will increase the yield of middle distillates and reduce sulphur levels


  • 2008 - Chevron Lummus Global signed agreements with Rosneft for the licensing, design and catalyst for the new hydrocracker.
  • 2009 - Design and preparatory work was started
  • 2013 - RusGasEngineering delivered hydrocracking furnaces

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Giprogazoochistka Refinery References
  2. Achinsk Refinery, Rosneft
  3. Chevron, Russia Fact Sheet
  4. Giprogazoochistka OJSC will develop design and detail documentation for Achinsk Refinery
  5. Supply of furnaces for hydrocracking system at Achinskiy Refinery
  6. Rosneft Carries Out Unique Transport Operation as Part of Achinsk Refinery Upgrade Project
  7. Rosneft Completes Major Stage of Hydrocracking Reactor Transportation to Achinsk Refinery

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