Nizhnekamsk Refinery Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim (TAIF-NK)
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Nizhnekamsk Refinery
  • Location: Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan, Russia
  • Capacity: 7.0 million tons/annum & 140,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Basic engineering awarded
  • Expected Completion: 2015
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Residuum Upgrading
  • Project Summary: A VCC-based Deep Conversion Complex is being constructed. 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.
  • Main Contractors
    • KBR: VCC License and Basic Engineering Package
    • Toyo Engineering: Detailed engineering and procurement

Refining Units

  • Veba Catalytic Cracker - VCC

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Petrochemical feedstocks and Euro 5 diesel


  • 2012 - KBR awarded licence and basic engineering contract for upgrade project
  • 2013 - Toyo Engineering awarded detailed engineering and procurement contract

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. KBR Awarded VCC License and Basic Engineering Package for TAIF Group's Refinery at Nizhnikamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
  2. TAIF-NK PSC Brought At Totally New Level of Oil Refining
  3. Contract Award for Modernization of the Oil Refinery in Tatarstan, Russia

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