Volgograd Refinery

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Summary Information

Refining Units

  • Crude distillation 225 bpd
  • Vacuum distillation 68.2 bpd
  • Coking 18.5 bpd
  • Catalytic reforming 43.7 bpd
  • Catalytic hydrotreating 95.9 bpd

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Lubricants, Fuel oil, Jet fuel

Ongoing Projects

  • For full details see Volgograd Refinery Project
  • It is planned to increase the production of high-octane petrol.
  • The enterprise’s capacity will increase from 10.5 to 12-14 million tons per year by 2014.
  • This will allow satisfying the needs of the Southern federal region. As a result of a complete upgrade of the enterprise, the depth of oil refining will increase from 83 to 95 percent.

Other Information

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History

  • 1957 - The Refinery was put into operation
  • 1973 - Crude oil processing unit added
  • 1979 - Sulfur recovery unit commissioned
  • 1991 - the Refinery entered LUKOIL Group
  • 1994 - equipment for crude distillation and gasoline reforming was rebuilt.
  • 1997–1998 the Refinery launched automatic equipment for blending of gasolines and a rail trestle for crude oil discharge
  • In 1998–2001 the Refinery launched equipment for hydrotreatment of diesel fuel, naphta stabilization and fractioning of saturated hydrocarbon gases.
  • 2004–2006 the first stage of a coke calcination facility was completed. The Refinery completed construction of a catalytic reforming unit.
  • In 2007 an isomerization unit with annual capacity of 380,000 tons was commissioned.
  • In 2008 the vacuum block on distillation unit №6 was commissioned after an upgrade. The Refinery switched to production of motor gasolines to Euro-3 standard.
  • In 2009 a unit for production of inert gas was brought into operation and a steam recuperation unit was commissioned at the oil loading rack. EKTO diesel fuel production was started.

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