Khabarovsk Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Alliance
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Khabarovsk Refinery
  • Location: Khabarovsk, Russia's Far East
  • Capacity: 4.5 million tons/annum & 90,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 9.9
  • Project Stage: Under Construction
  • Expected Completion: 2014
  • Budget: USD 1 billion

The Project

  • Project Type: Expansion & Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
    • In 2008, the Group launched a significant modernization program at the Khabarovsk Refinery to widen its production processes for a higher degree of oil refining, in order to produce lighter and higher value oil products.
    • The project includes the construction of a hydro fining and hydro cracking units, the reconstruction of a catalytic reforming unit, the upgrade of the existing facilities to be integrated with the new installations and construction of a visbreaking unit.
    • This modernisation will enable the refinery to capture higher margins on sales of oil products and to preserve its position in domestic and international markets by complying with the high quality standards.
  • Main Contractors
    • Foster Wheeler: management and engineering services
    • Tecnicas Reunidas: EPC

Refining Units

  • Hydrocracker 10,560 BPSD
  • Diesel Hydrotreater 26,500BPSD
  • Hydrogen Production Unit 30,140 Nm3/h
  • Amine Regeneration Unit 74 Nm3/h
  • Sour Water Stripper 14,5 Nm3/h
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit 2 x 20 t/d

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Domestic Crude

Products Produced

  • The project will improve the quality of the refinery output to comply with Euro-4 standards


  • 2006 - Foster Wheeler Awarded Management and Engineering Services Contract
  • 2009 - VEB and the Spanish Export Credit Agency (CESCE) agree to support the project
  • 2013 - Euro V gasoline production launched

Other Information

  • The project is being supported by the IFC the Russian Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the Spanish Export Credit Agency (CESCE)

Relevant Links

  1. Tecnicas Information under projects
  2. Tecnicas Press Release
  3. Environmental & Social Review Summary, IFC
  4. Foster Wheeler Awarded Management and Engineering Services Contract for Khabarovsk Refinery in Russia
  5. VEB and Spanish Export Credit Agency agree to support the modernization of Khabarovsk refinery
  6. Khabarovsk Oil Refinery upgrades to Euro 5
  7. Foster Wheeler Signs Technical Services Agreement with OJSC Khabarovsk Oil Processing Refinery in Russia

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