National Company KazMunayGas operates the Atyrau coking refinery, which is located in Atyrau Oblast, Kazakhstan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by National Company KazMunayGas. The refinery started operations in 1945 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 13.9. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 110
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 36
Coking (mbd): 20
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 49
Reformer (mbd): 20
Hydrotreater (mbd): 48

The capacity of the Atyrau refinery is expected to remain the same as 110mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Atyrau coking refinery

The Atyrau refinery coking witnessed nine incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About National Company KazMunayGas

National Company KazMunayGas (KMG) is a state-owned, vertically integrated energy company. It carries out the exploration, production, development, processing, transportation, refining, and export of hydrocarbons. The company also produces petrochemicals, stores, and distributes petroleum products. It has interests in oil and gas properties, both on-and offshore of Kazakhstan. KMG also operates oil and gas pipelines, refineries, and a network of retail outlets in Kazakhstan and several countries of the Europe. The company also offers specialized support sector services such as geological and geophysical research, design and construction of oil and gas pipelines and petroleum field infrastructure. KMG is headquartered in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

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