Shymkent Refinery Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Petrokazakhstan (CNPC) / KazMunaiGaz each have 50% stakes
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Shymkent Refinery
  • Location: Shymkent, Southern Kazakhstan
  • Capacity: 5.25 million tons/annum & 105,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage:
  • Expected Completion: 2012
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type:
  • Project Summary:
  • The goals of the Project are as follows:
    • Increase the capacity of the refinery to 6 million tons;
    • Increase the yield of light oil products from 61% to 89%
    • Improve the quality of products to meet EURO-3 standard requirements;
    • Expand the product slate by producing petrochemicals such as polypropylene, benzene and elemental sulfur;
    • Reduce the output of effluent discharge;
  • As part of the modernization project it is planned to build a catalytic cracker, gasoline hydrotreater, isomerization and absorption/gas fractionation units.
  • Main Contractors:
    • Technip:  Front-end engineering design (FEED) services
    • CPECC: Detailed engineering, procurement of equipment and materials and implementation of construction and installation work (EPC contract) for the Naphtha Isomerization Unit

Refining Units

  • Catalytic cracker
  • Gasoline hydrotreater
  • Isomerization
  • Absorption/gas fractionation units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • On completion of the project, it is planned to process 75% of Aktobe and 25% of Kumkol oil

Products Produced

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  • 2012 - Technip awarded contract for the front-end engineering design (FEED) services
  • 2014 - EPC signed for Naphtha Isomerization Unit with CPECC

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Technip awarded two contracts for refinery projects in Kazakhstan
  2. Shymkent Refinery EPC contract signed

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