Klesch operates the Heide cracking refinery, which is located in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Klesch. The refinery started operations in 1940 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.7. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 90
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 40
Hydrocracker (mbd): 20
Reformer (mbd): 19
Hydrotreater (mbd): 51

The capacity of the Heide refinery is expected to remain the same as 90mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Heide cracking refinery

The Heide refinery cracking witnessed one incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Klesch

Klesch & Co Ltd is a private equity firm. It is engaged in providing equity investments to a broad spectrum of industries.

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