Unipetrol RPA operates the Kralupy cracking refinery, which is located in Central Bohemia, Czech Republic. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen. The refinery started operations in 1975 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8.1. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 68
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 15
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 28
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 54
Isomerization (mbd): 4

The capacity of the Kralupy refinery is expected to remain the same as 68.2mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Kralupy cracking refinery

The Kralupy refinery cracking witnessed two incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Unipetrol RPA

Unipetrol RPA Sro (Unipetrol), a subsidiary of Unipetrol as, is a chemical company that manufactures and markets refinery products, petrochemical products, and agrochemical raw materials. The company's refinery products include gasoline, diesel, bituminous emulsions, bituminous mastics, industrial lubricants, plastic lubricants, motorcycle oils, liquefied petroleum gases, bituminous varnishes, and others. Unipetrol petrochemical products comprise polyolefins, high-density polyethylene, polypropylene, ethylene, ammonia, benzene, naphthalene, masterbatches and compounds, monomers, aromatics, and others. It provides transport and logistics, and raw materials procurement services. The company operates its oil refineries in Kralupy nad Vltavou and Litvinov, the Czech Republic. Unipetrol is headquartered in Litvinov, the Czech Republic.

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