Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen operates the Gdansk coking refinery, which is located in Pomeranian, Poland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen and Saudi Arabian Oil. The refinery started operations in 1975 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 11.1. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 211
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 49
Coking (mbd): 28
Hydrocracker (mbd): 72
Reformer (mbd): 8
Hydrotreater (mbd): 40
Isomerization (mbd): 8

The capacity of the Gdansk refinery is expected to remain the same as 210.9mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Gdansk refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $328.5m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Gdansk coking refinery

The Gdansk refinery coking witnessed eleven incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Gdansk coking refinery

Other Hydrocracker

Contractors involved in the refinery

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

Main EPC: Maire Tecnimont.

About Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen

Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen SA (PKN Orlen) is an integrated oil and gas company. It explores and produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures petroleum products; markets natural gas and natural gas liquids; and transports and sells crude oil and petroleum products. Its product portfolio includes medium distillates, light distillates, heavy fractions, monomers, polymers, purified terephthalic acid (PTA), plastics, fertilizers and aromas, liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas, among others. The company also has upstream oil and gas operations in Canada and Poland. It has an operational presence in Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Sweden, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Hungary, the US, and Canada. PKN Orlen is headquartered in Plock, Poland.

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