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October 12, 2021

Burgas Refinery, Bulgaria

By Carmen

LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas operates the Burgas refinery, which is located in Burgas, Bulgaria. It is an integrated refinery owned by Lukoil Oil. The refinery, which started operations in 1964, has an NCI of 13.



Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 197
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 77
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 37
Hydrocracker (mbd): 50
Reformer (mbd): 14
Hydrotreater (mbd): 158
Alkylation (mbd): 7
Isomerization (mbd): 2



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The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 196.85mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Burgas refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $0.04m.

Maintenance activities at Burgas refinery

The Burgas refinery witnessed three incidents during the period 2015-2020.



Upcoming expansion project at Burgas refinery

Hydrogen Unit

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Burgas refinery include the following.


About LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas


LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas AD (LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas), a subsidiary of Lukoil Oil Co, is an oil refining company that refines and distributes oil products. The company’s product range includes gasoline, diesel fuel, propane-butane, bitumen, oil fuel and gasoil. It also provides petrochemical, polymers and other chemical products to its customers. LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas operations cover warehousing, logistics, storage, transportation, loading and unloading of oil products. In addition, the company’s service offerings include mooring, bunkering and technical maintenance solutions. It serves aviation, transportation, and oil and gas companies. LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas is headquartered in Burgas, Bulgaria.


Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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