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Summary Information

  • Ownership: PCK Raffinerie GmbH
  • Website: http://www.pck.de/
  • Location: Schwedt/Oder
  • Capacity: 12 million tons/annum & 240,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 9.2

Refining Units

  • crude-oil distillation units 10.800kt/a
  • vacuum distillation units 5.500 kt/a
  • catalytic conversion plant (FCC) 2.850 kt/a
  • thermal conversion plant (visbreaker, HSC) 2.600 kt/a
  • catalytic reformer plants 1.530 kt/a
  • alkylation 330 kt/a
  • isomerisation 575 kt/a
  • ETBE 96 kt/a
  • desulphurisation plants
    • for petrol fuels 2.200 kt/a
    • for petroleum and middle distillates 5.300 kt/a
    • for vacuum distillates 3.300 kt/a
  • production of bitumen 420 kt/a
  • production of sulphur 160 kt/a
  • aromatics production 230 kt/a
  • production of terephtalic acid 83 kt/a
  • power plant steam generation 1.550 t/h
  • generation of electricity 300 MW

Brief Description

  • The refinery is a large complex refinery

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel fuel, light heating oil, Liquid gas, Bitumen, Jet fuel, Sulphur

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • The refinery is jointly owned by Shell, BP, Rosneft, Agip
  • Also known as AET Refinery

History

  • 30th Dezember 1958 Registration of a company as a petroleum processing plant in Schwedt (EVW)
  • 11th November 1960 November Foundation stone laid
  • 18th Dezember 1963 Commissioning of the crude oil pipeline
  • 1st April 1964 - First stage in the processing of crude oil (2 million t / a)
  • 1966 - 1969 Expansion of crude oil processing including two more crude oil distillation, refining facilities for gas, gasoline and diesel fuel systems for gasoline production and sulfur recovery
  • 1967 - The oil pipeline Schwedt - Leuna (340 km) and the fuel line Schwedt - Seefeld (78 km) is put into operation.
  • 1968 - Beginning of the supply West Berlin with PCK-fuels
  • 30th December 1970 - Establishing petrochemical Kombinat Schwedt
  • 1972 - Terephthalic acid plant commissioning
  • 1981/1982 - Start-gap and Aromatenkomplex
  • May 1984 - Commissioning visbreaker plant
  • December 1988 - Commissioning of the world's first and only HSC (High Soaker Cracking conversion) plant
  • April / May 1990 - Transformation of the operations of state-owned conglomerate in PCK corporations (resolution of the conglomerate)
  • 30th May 1990 - Acquisition of PCK by the Trust
  • July 1991 - Privatization of the PCK refinery by the shareholders Veba Oel AG, DEA AG and AET Petroleum Refinery social participation mbH
  • 1991 - 1995 - Transformation and modernization by the shareholders to one of the most modern and efficient refineries in Europe
  • 1994 - PCK refinery participates for the first time in international comparison "Solomon Benchmarking"
  • 1996 - Renaming of the petrochemical and fuels AG PCK refinery GmbH
  • 1996 - PCK refinery in an international comparison "Solomon", the refinery with the lowest processing costs in Western Europe
  • Juni 1998 - Commissioning the new industrial power station
  • 1998 - 2002 - Implementation of the Auto / Oil program for the production of sulfur fuels
  • 1998 - Modernization of Rostock pipeline and the tank farm Rostock, increasing the pipeline capacity to 6.8 million tons of crude oil per year and installation of an environmental monitoring system
  • 2002 - Commissioning of the hydrogen-generating facility (H2B)
  • 2004 -Establishing the IP Industrial Park Schwedt GmbH & Co. KG as an independent company
  • 2004 - Transformation to ETBE plant for the chemical integration of bio-ethanol
  • 2006 - Commissioning of the light gasoline unit for chemical incorporation of bioethanol in gasoline
  • 2007 - Commissioning propylene splitter
  • 2010 - Rosneft acquired PDVSA's stake
  • 2014 - Desulphurization plant revamp completed
  • 2014 - Rosneft acquired Total's stake

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Uhde to build turnkey plant for PCK refinery in Schwedt, Germany
  3. Poerner Refinery References
  4. Uhde Downstream Oil And Gas Projects
  5. Rosneft to Acquire 50% of Ruhr Oel GmbH
  6. Rosneft Acquires 16.67% Share in PCK Raffinerie GmbH
  7. Total and Rosneft Signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Regard to the 16.67% Share in PCK Raffinerie GmbH
  8. Rosneft and BP Sign Production, Exploration and Refining Agreements

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