Emsland Lingen Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: BP
  • Website: www.bp.com
  • Location: Lingen, Germany
  • Capacity: 4.5 million tons/annum & 90,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 4,500,000 tons
  • Vacuum Distillation 2,100,000 tons
  • Hydro-cracker 1,450,000 tons
  • Coker 1,250,000 tons
  • Catalytic Cracker (Continuous) 1,000,000 tons
  • Isomerisation 340,000 tons
  • Desulphurisation (Gasoline) 1,250,000 tons
  • Desulphurisation (M.Distillate) 2,130,000 tons

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Approximately one third of the processed crude oil comes from Germany, mainly from the production fields of the region.
  • Imported crude oils are supplied through the NWO pipeline which went into operation in 1958
  • Since 2011 it has also been processing crude from the Schoonebeek Oil Field, just across the border in the Netherlands

Products Produced

  • LPG (propane, butane)
  • Gasoline
  • Jet fuels
  • Diesel fuel
  • Light heating oil
  • Heavy heating oil (as needed)
  • Petroleum coke and calcinated petroleum coke
  • Sulphur

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1953 - Refinery starts operations
  • 1976 - The hydrocracker (HC) plant and its subsequent investment, construction of which began was the core of the refinery restructuring.
  • 2002 - BP today took over 100% of Veba Oel
  • 2011 - A small fire broke out in the CDU

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