Volgograd Refinery Project
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Summary Information

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
    • Construction of delayed coking unit with annual capacity of 1 mln tons (to be commissioned during 2011)
    • Construction of a unit for hydrotreatment of diesel fuel by 2011
    • Construction of a hydrocracker complex
    • Construction of a FCC unit by 2015
  • Main Contractors
    • Técnicas Reunidas:
      • Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of a hydrocracker complex
      • Engineering and supply of the equipment and materials, construction, pre-commissioning as well as support for commissioning of hydrocracker complex
    • VNIPIneft won the tender and signed a contract to design the distillation column

Refining Units

  • hydrocracker complex - 3.5 Million tpa
  • Delayed Coker - Will replace 2 existing obsolete units
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 1.5 Million tpa
  • Diesel Hydrotreatment

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Refines a blend of light West Siberian and Lower Volga crudes

Products Produced

  • The project will increase the proportion of light products
  • The project will increase the output of Euro-5 diesel fuel by 2,4 million tonnes per year


  • 2011 - Tecnicas Reunidas awarded the FEED for the hydrocracker complex
  • 2011 - Construction of the delayed coker completed
  • 2013 - Técnicas Reunidas awarded EPC contract for the hydrocracker complex

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Oil Refining in Russia. Majors Plan Upgrades to Raise Product Quality
  2. Técnicas Reunidas awarded a Project in Russia and another in Turkey
  3. LUKoil finished building a delayed coking unit at the Volgograd Refinery
  4. Design Installation ELOU-AVT-6 OAO LUKOIL-Volgogradneftepererabotka
  5. LUKOIL refineries development strategy
  6. Lukoil Launches A Major Modernization Project At Volgograd Refinery
  7. Técnicas Reunidas has been awarded a major contract for the Lukoil´s refinery in Volgodgrad, Russia

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