Saratov Refinery

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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A medium sized simple refinery

Refining Units

  • CDU - 140,000
  • VDU - 60,000
  • Reformer - 22,000
  • Visbreaker

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • TNK BP produces crude oil in the region.

Products Produced

  • The Saratov refinery produces over 20 types of petroleum products – gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, bitumen, vacuum gasoil.
  • The refinery can produce Euro III standard fuels

Ongoing Projects

  • For details see Saratov Refinery Project
  • TNK-BP is planning a number of major investment projects at the Saratov Refinery during 2010—12: construction of an isomerization plant, renovation of the diesel hydro treatment plant and sulfur unit, and completion of upgrading work on the rail loading rack for petroleum products.
  • TNK-BP plans to build a $74.7 mln bitumen unit at its Saratov Oil Refinery in 2012—14

Other Information

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  • 1934 - Saratov oil refinery, one of the oldest refineries in Russia, was established
  • The refinery was repeatedly upgraded in 1950s -1980s.
  • The peak throughput of 10 million tons was delivered in the late 1980s.
  • 2004 - Construction of a tar visbreaking section was completed
  • 2008 - The throughput amounted to 6.5 million tons of crude.
  • Upon an upgrade in 2009, the refinery is capable of processing 7 million tons of crude a year.
  • 2010 - Euro III fuels production started
  • 2012 - Upgrade and revamping project completed
  • 2013 - Rosneft acquires TNK-BP

Relevant Links

  1. Giprogazoochistka Refinery References
  2. CJSC PMP Refinery Project References
  3. Refinery Webpage
  4. TNK-BP to Invest $75 mln in New Bitumen Unit
  5. Saratov Oil Refinery Will Increase Its Refining Capacity by 7.7% in 2009
  6. Visbreaking Plant Completed at the Saratov Refinery
  7. TNK-BP has completed a major investment project at the Saratov Refinery
  8. Saratov Configuration (2002)
  10. Saratov Oil Refinery Launches Production of Euro 3-Standard Fuel
  11. TNK-BP Completes Subsequent Modernization Stage at Saratov Oil Refinery
  12. Rosneft Starts Planned Maintenance Works at Saratov Refinery
  13. Saratov Refinery Celebrates its 80th Anniversary
  14. Rosneft and BP Complete TNK-BP Sale and Purchase Transaction

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