Ballsh Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: ARMO
  • Website:
  • Location: Ballsh, Albania
  • Capacity: 1.0 million tons/annum & 20,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small complex refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Delayed Coke Unit;
  • Hydrodesulphurization Unit;
  • Hydrogen Unit;
  • Platforming Unit;
  • Gas Cleaning Unit;
  • Sulphur Production Unit;
  • Diluents Production Unit;
  • Power and Steam Generation Units;

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:
  • Total: 214,000 m3

Crude Supply

  • The refinery process Albanian crude oil

Products Produced

  • Virgin Naphtha, Kerosene, Gasoil, Gasoline, Three grades of heavy fuel oil (referred to as solar, mazut and long residue), Petroleum coke, Sulphur, Fuel oil, Diluents, LPG, Dry gas

Ongoing Projects

  • ARMO intends to modernize the refineries at Ballsh and Fier to restore production to the original design capacity and produce transportation fuels in line with current European Union regulations
  • Foster Wheeler has been Awarded a Feasibility Study

Other Information

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  • 2008 - ARMO is privatised
  • 2012 - Foster Wheeler Awarded Feasibility Study for Refinery Modernization project

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