1st stage maintenance complete at the Oil Refinery

May 24, 2019 2019 14:15

Six process units were overhauled on schedule at the Oil Refinery from March 27 to April 29.

A hydrocracker (L-16-1), a hydrotreater (GO-3), FCC units (KK-1, KK-2), a gas fractionator (GFU-1) and a free sulfur production unit (PES-2) were shut down to carry out the work. Currently, all the facilities have resumed process operation.

In 2019, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat repairs technologically interconnected units of the Oil Refinery in two stages. During the second maintenance stage in September and October, a desalter and CDU/VDU (ELOU-AVT-6 Unit), a gas treatment & compression unit (OGiKG), a gas treatment & fractionation unit (KiFG), a hydrotreater (GO-2) and a free sulfur production unit (PES-1) will be shut down. Arrangements for inspection of the equipment to be shut down have commenced at these production facilities, technical meetings are held to prepare process units for repair operations.

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Gazprom neftekhim Salavat is one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia. The Complex was founded in 1948.

The Company is integrated into the Gazprom system. It has the basic advantage, consolidating on a single site a full cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, petrochemistry and mineral fertilizers production. The Company comprises the Oil Refinery, Gas & Chemical Plant and the Monomer Plant.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat produces more than 100 items, over 50% of which are bulk products including motor gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, styrene, polystyrene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, DOP plasticizer, butyl alcohols, sulphur, ammonia, urea, acrylic acid, butyl acrylate etc.

The oil refining and petrochemical products are exported to all the federal subjects of the country. The export reach covers over 50 CIS and non-CIS countries including Finland, China, Brazil, the UK, Western Europe countries and the Baltic states.

High quality of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat output is confirmed by certificates of conformity to ISO 9001 and 14001, the international standards of quality and environmental safety.

The Company’s occupational health and safety management system is compliant with the requirements of OHSAS 18001 international standard.

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