Maissan Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: South Refineries Company
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Maissan Refinery
  • Location: Maissan, Iraq
  • Capacity: 7.5 million tons/annum & 150,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage:
  • Expected Completion:
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Greenfield Refinery
  • Project Summary:
  • Main Contractors:
    • Shaw Group: feasibility studies and front end engineering and design (FEED)
    • KBR will provide licensing and basic engineering services for the construction of Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) and Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) units
    • Axens will supply the following process technologies for the refinery:
      • a Naphtha Hydrotreater - 35,100 BPSD (barrel per stream day)
      • a CCR Reformer (OctanizingTM) for gasoline production - 24,500 BPSD
      • a Vacuum Gas Oil (VGO) Hydrotreater - 56,300 BPSD - producing a moderate sulfur feedstock for the Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC),
      • a Deasphalted Oil Hydrotreater based on HyvahlTM technology - 27,600 BPSD
      • a saturated Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) treatment unit (SulfrexTM) - 278,000 MTPA (metric ton per annum),
      • an unsaturated LPG treatment (SulfrexTM) - 399,400 MTPA

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) - KBR - 47,500
  • Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) unit - KBR - 45,000
  • Naphtha Hydrotreater - 35,100
  • CCR Reformer - 24,500
  • Vacuum Gas Oil (VGO) Hydrotreater - 56,300
  • Deasphalted Oil Hydrotreater
  • LPG treatment units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel

History

  • 2009 - Shaw Group signed a contract to provide feasibility studies and front end engineering and design (FEED)
  • 2010 - KBR Awarded Contracts for FCC and ROSE© Units

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Shaw Selected to Provide Engineering and Design for Two Grassroots Refineries in Iraq
  2. KBR Awarded Contracts by The Republic of Iraq Ministry of Oil for Grassroots FCC and ROSE© Units at Maissan Refinery
  3. Axens Awarded Irak Maissan Refinery Contracts

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