Izmit Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Tupras
  • Website: http://www.tupras.com.tr/
  • Location: İzmit, Turkey
  • Capacity: 11.0 million tons/annum & 220,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 7.78
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A large medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation Unit
  • Hydrocracker
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker
  • CCR Reformer
  • Diesel Desulphurisation
  • Kerosene Desulphurisation
  • Merox
  • Asphalt Unit
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Iranian, Iraqi, Russia & Saudi Crudes

Products Produced

  • LPG, naphtha, gasoline, jet fuel, kerosene, diesel, heating oil, fuel oil and asphalt

Ongoing Projects

Other Information

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History

  • 1961 - The Izmit Refinery started production with a 1 million ton/year capacity of crude oil processing
  • 1982 - Design capacity reached 11.5 million tons/year
  • 1996 - 23,000 bpd Hydrocracker commissioned
  • 2007 - A CCR Reformer Unit and Diesel Desulfurization Unit (MQD) were put into operation
  • 2011 - Construction of the upgrading project launched

Relevant Links

  1. Tupras Refineries
  2. Refinery Webpage
  3. Saipem Hydrocracking Units
  4. Saipem Sulphur Block Units
  5. The Izmit Refinery New CCR Reformer Unit is one of the projects which has been implemented to achieve production conforming to EU environmental standards had been successfully put into operation

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