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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Rom Petrol
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Petromidia Constanza Refinery
  • Location: Constanza
  • Capacity:
    • After: 3.8 million tons/annum & 76, 000 bbl/day
    • Before: 5.0 million tons/annum & 100, 000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage:
  • Expected Completion: 2012
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade and Expansion
  • Project Summary: The program aims to increase by 38 percent the refinery’s crude processing capacity (from 3.6 million tons to 5 million tons per year), achieve fuel compliance with the EU standards, as well as compliance with the European environment protection regulations
    • Phase 1: Revamp of FCC, Gas Desulphurization and Sulphur Recovery unit
    • Phase 2: Addition of mild hydrocracker unit and hydrogen plant
    • Phase 2: The Delayed Coking Unit Revamp: The estimated value of the project amounts to USD $50 million, and its completion, planned for 2012, will support both the increase in productivity of basic products and the improvement of environmental conditions.”
  • Main Contractors
    • The works will be coordinated and carried out by Rominserv, the general contractor of the Rompetrol Group,
  • Licences
    • ConocoPhillips will provide specialized technical consulting throughout the entire project implementation.

Refining Units

  • FCC - Revamp
  • Delayed Coking Unit - Revamping / Expansion
  • Mild hydrocracker unit - 1.7 Million Tons
  • Hydrogen plant - 40,000 normal m3/hour

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Increased Light Products
  • Euro V Gasoline & Diesel


  • 2006 - Rompetrol announced the project
  • 2008 - Technip awarded hydrogen unit contract
  • 2010 - ConocoPhillips & Rompetrol announced a license and technical services agreement for the revamp of the delayed coker unit

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Rompetrol Rafinare plans $141 million in investments
  2. Rompetrol has completed the first stage of the Delayed Coking Unit Revamp
  3. Technip awarded contract for a hydrogen plant in Romania
  4. Rompetrol is finalizing the assembly works of two new units on the Petromidia platform
  5. ConocoPhillips, Rompetrol Rafinare S.A. and Rominserv S.A. Announce License and Technical Services Agreement for Delayed Coking
  6. Rompetrol Rafinare and Rompetrol Petrochemicals have successfully recommissioned the installations on the Petromidia Platform
  7. Rompetrol Refinery
  8. Rompetrol completed the assembly works of two new units on the Petromidia platform
  9. Petromidia Refinery – A New Beginning

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