Nizhnekamsk Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: TAIF-NK
  • Website: http://www.taifnk.ru/
  • Location: Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan, Russia
  • Capacity: 7.0 million tons/annum & 140,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized medium complexity refinery, with some capability of producing low sulphur fuels

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation Unit
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker
  • Visbreaker unit
  • Bitumen Unit
  • Desulphurisation
    • Diesel - 1522 tons / year
    • Kerosine - 610 thousand tons / year
    • Gasoline
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit
  • Gas Condensate Processing Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes locally produced crude oil & gas condensate
  • The crude is medium heavy & sour

Products Produced

  • LPG, gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Bitumen, Fuel Oil
  • Fuels meet Euro 5 standards

Ongoing Projects

  • Nizhnekamsk Refinery Upgrade Project
  • The refinery is adding a VCC-based Deep Conversion Complex.
  • The complex will process 2.7 million tons per annum of refinery vacuum residues, and 1.6 million tons per annum of distillates into high value petrochemical feedstocks and Euro 5 diesel.

Other Information

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History

  • 1979 - Refinery begins operations
  • 2000 - Bitumen Unit commissioned
  • 2003 - Vacuum unit was upgraded and Visbreaker unit and Hydrogen unit commissioned
  • 2005 - Gas Condensate Processing Unit commissioned
  • 2006 - FCC commissioned
  • 2006 - ABB awarded clean fuels project
  • 2009 - Clean fuels project completed
  • 2012 - KBR awarded licence and basic engineering contract for upgrade project

Relevant Links

  1. TAIF-NK, Refining (Russian)
  2. Severodonetsky ORGHIM, References
  3. Lurgi to Manage Technology Coordination for Hydrocracker
  4. ABB wins order to modernize Russian petrochemical refinery
  5. KBR Awarded VCC License and Basic Engineering Package for TAIF Group's Refinery at Nizhnikamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia

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