Tuapse Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Rosneft
  • Website: http://www.rosneft.com/
  • Location: Tuapse, Black Sea Coast, Russia
  • Capacity: 12 million tons/annum & 240,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 1.50
  • Refining Depth: 56%

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation Unit
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Naphtha hydrotreatment unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes crude oil from West Siberia, which is delivered via the Transneft pipeline system, as well as crude oil produced by Rosneft in Southern Russia and delivered via the Transneft pipeline system and by rail.

Products Produced

  • Motor fuels, currently not low sulphur.

Ongoing Projects

  • For more information see Tuapse Refinery Project
  • The project is being realised in three stages:
    • Stage 1: Atmospheric and vacuum distillation units and a naphtha hydrotreatment unit. This will increase the capacity but not the complexity
    • Stage 2: Conversion and specification units, enabling the refinery to produce Euro V fuels
    • Stage 3: Addition of the Flexicoking unit designed for deeper conversion of oil residues

Other Information

  • Tuapse Refinery in the Krasnodar region has been part of Rosneft since the Company’s establishment, and is the oldest Rosneft’s refinery (commissioned in 1929). The plant has the most favorable location among Rosneft’s refineries, and is also the only Russian refinery on the Black Sea coast.


  • 1929 - Tuapse refinery starts operations
  • 2013 - Stage one of the expansion & upgrade project completed

Relevant Links

  1. Globalstroy Engineering Refinery References
  2. Refinery Webpage
  3. Vladimir Putin Greenlights Launch of CDU-12 Unit at Tuapse Refinery

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