Miro Karlsruhe Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Shell/ExxonMobil/Rosneft/BP/Conoco
  • Website: http://www.miro-ka.de/english/default.htm
  • Location: Karlsruhe, southwest Germany
  • Capacity: 16 million tons/annum & 320,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 9.75

Refining Units

  • Crude Oil distillation plant: 14.9
  • Vacuum distillation plant: 7.2
  • Sulfur Removal Plant
    • For Petrol or Gasoline: 4.1
    • For distillate Fuels: 10.8
  • Reformer Plant: 2.4
  • Catalytic Cracking Plant (FCC): 4.5
  • Visbreaker: 1.4
  • Coker: 1.7
  • Steam Generation: 600 - 800 Tons per hour
  • Power Generation: 60 - 80 MW

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes crude oil and other feedstocks supplied by each of the owners in proportion to their respective ownership interests
  • Mainly from Eastern Europe / Central Asia and Africa
  • Delivery through Pipelines:

Products Produced

  • Propen
  • Propane
  • Butane
  • Naphtha
  • Normal Gasoline Fuel
  • Euro super Fuel with an octane rating of 95
  • Super plus Fuel with an octane rating of 98
  • Diesel Fuel
  • Light Heating Oil
  • Heavy Heating Oil
  • Bitumen Street
  • Calcines
  • Coke Fuel
  • Sulphur

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • -

History

  • The Oberrhein oil refinery is a young company but built on a solid foundation: at the beginning of the 60's the "Raffineriestandort" or Refinery Location Karlsruhe was founded. At that time two neighboring refineries started up - 1962 the Esso Refinery and in 1963 the Refinery Dea Scholven Inc. (as of 1969 Oberrhein Oil Refinery Inc. or OMW for short).
  • In 1997, the two previously independent Karlsruhe refineries, owned by Esso and OMW, merged to form MiRO - Mineralölraffinerie Oberrhein GmbH & Co. KG.
  • 2010 - Rosneft acquires PDVSA's share in Ruhr Oel

Relevant Links

  1. Conoco Phillips Refining Fact Book
  2. BP Refineries Table xls
  3. Process Flow Diagram
  4. Karlsruhe Port History
  5. Rosneft to Acquire 50% of Ruhr Oel GmbH

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