Thessaloniki Refinery Project
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Summary Information

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
    • Upgrading of existing Thessaloniki Refinery to increase production of low-sulphur gasoline and diesel for supporting regional consumption growth.
    • The project comprises:
      • New 15.000 bpsd (barrels per stream day) continuous catalytic reformer
      • Modification to existing atmospheric distillation Unit to allow switching operations from high to low-sulphur crudes and increase distillation capacity
      • Revamp of existing naphtha hydrofiner and crude light ends processing to increase light ends processing capacity to 26.000 bpsd
  • Main Contractors:
    • Foster Wheeler: EPCm services for the overall Refinery Upgrading, till Ready for Start-up (RFSU) LS Services contract for Offshore activities; RR contract (with ceiling) for Onshore activities
  • Three Licensors involved, as follows:
    • Axens (CCR)
    • Exxonmobil (APS)
    • MW Kellogg (LVN and Crude Light Ends)

Refining Units

  • Continuous catalytic reformer - 15,000 bpd
  • Naphtha hydrofiner - Revamp
  • Atmospheric distillation Unit - Modification

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Flexibility of crude supply will be increased

Products Produced

  • Gasoline production will increase

History

  • 2008 - Foster Wheeler awarded contract
  • 2011 - Upgrading project completed

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Investments in Low-Sulphur fuel production in Thessaloniki
  2. THESSALONIKI REFINERY UPGRADING PROJECT, Foster Wheeler
  3. Foster Wheeler Awarded Refinery Upgrading Contracts in Greece

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