Tatneft to Increase Production and Refining Depth at TANECO

Tatneft is going to launch several new units at TANECO refinery: a visbreaker tar vacuum distillation unit, a second crude oil refining unit, a sulfolane extractive distillation unit, heavy residue hydroconversion unit, and a heavy coker gasoil hydrotreating unit. The second crude oil refining unit will be put into service in several phases. Tatneft intends to place all the units into commission by the end of 2019.

TANECO refinery

The launch of new facilities will increase the processing depth up to 95%, and the production volume to 14 million tons per year.

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The heavy residue hydroconversion unit will allow processing heavy oil at TANECO refinery. A pilot unit is currently being constructed; after its launch, Tatneft will consider the construction of an industrial unit with a capacity of 2.5 million tons per year.

Also this year, Tatneft plans to select the licensors of the technologies to develop basic projects for the first stage of the petrochemical complex construction.

The development of advanced oil refining in Russia and the CIS will be the main topic during Session 5 at the Petrochemical and Refining Congress PRC Russia & CIS 2019 in St. Petersburg on September 30 and October 1.

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