Gdansk Refinery Project

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Grupa Lotos
  • Website: Grupa Lotos
  • Wiki Page: Gdansk Refinery
  • Location: Gdansk, Poland
  • Capacity:
    • Before: 6.0 million tons/annum & 120,000 bbl/day
    • After: 10.5 million tons/annum & 210,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Completed
  • Expected Completion: 2011
  • Budget: €1,75 Billion

The Project

  • Project Type: Expansion & Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
  • The refinery capacity will expand from 6 million tons per annum to 10.5 million. The project will also enable the refinery to attain a higher level of petroleum conversion so that it can derive more high-margin products from the crude oil that it processes.
    • Technip's share of the Project covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of a new 45,000 barrels per stream day mild hydrocracking unit, based on Shell Technology.
    • Lurgi's share includes the construction of a hydrogen plant, a crude oil distillation unit as well as a vacuum distillation unit.
    • ABB has an EPC contract for a diesel desulfurization (HDS) unit licensed from Chevron Lummus Global.
    • UHDE delivered a Basic Engineering and Extended Basic Engineering package for a crude and vacuum distillation unit
  • Main Contractors: Technip - Turn Key, Lurgi, ABB, Uhde

Refining Units

  • CDU - 90,000 bpd
  • VDU
  • Hydrocracker - 45,000 bpd
  • HDS
  • Solvent Deasphalting Unit
  • Hydrogen Plant - 7 tonnes (metric tonnes) per hour

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The project will have no significant effect on crude supply

Products Produced

  • Increased middle distillate yield


  • 2008 - Execution of the loan agreement between Grupa LOTOS S.A. and a group of financial institutions
  • 2011 - New units commissioned

Other Information

  • The project is financed by a loan of $1.75 Billion, provided by an international consortium of banks.

Relevant Links

  1. ABB wins $130 million refinery order in Poland
  2. Lurgi Plants for LOTOS S.A.
  3. Technip awarded contract for loto's refinery in Poland
  4. Analyst Presentation
  5. A New Crude Distillation Plant for Grupa LOTOS
  6. Execution of the loan agreement between Grupa LOTOS S.A. and a group of financial institution and the execution of security agreements related to the loan agreement
  7. Uhde Downstream Oil And Gas Projects

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