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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Bayernoil (OMV, BP, Rosneft, ENI)
  • Website: http://www.bayernoil.de/ (German)
  • Location: Bavaria, Germany
  • Capacity: 6.0 million tons/annum & 120,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 6.8
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • One half of a pair of refineries that is operated together, together with Neustadt Refinery the refinery is small but of medium complexity, with Euro V production capabilities

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 6.0 Million Tons
  • Vacuum distillation unit - 2.1 Million Tons
  • Fluidised Catalytic cracker - 0.9 Million Tons
  • OATS system - 1.45 Million Tons
  • Gasoline desulfurization - 1.5 Million Tons
  • Gasoline-refining plant - 0.8 Million Tons
  • Middle distillate desulphurisation - 1.0
  • Bitumen production - 0.3

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The supply of crude oil is via the Trans Alpine Pipeline (TAL).
  • From Trieste the crude is pumped through this pipe crude oil from Africa, Venezuela, Norway, Saudi Arabia and other producer countries

Products Produced

  • LPG, gasoline , diesel fuel, light and heavy fuel oil, kerosene, bitumen, and sulfur

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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  • 1967 - Refinery operations begin
  • 2003 - BP sells stake in Bayernoil to OMV
  • 2007 - Jacobs awarded contract for revamp of the merox unit
  • 2010 - Rosneft purchased a share in Ruhr Oel, one of the refinery's partners
  • 2012 - OMV announced its intention to sell it 45% stake
  • 2013 - Varo Energy agrees to buy OMV's stake

Relevant Links

  1. German Petroleum Association In German
  2. Bayernoil Brochure
  3. Jacobs Receives Contract for Refinery Revamp in Bavaria
  4. Rosneft Acquires Leading Downstream Position in Germany: 50% of Ruhr Oel
  5. BP sells stake in Bayernoil refinery and 313 gas stations in OMV
  6. OMV appoints Deutsche Bank to handle the divestment program in R&M
  7. The Carlyle Group and Vitol Group to invest in Varo Energy to Create a Major New Energy Midstream Group across North-West Europe

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