AB Orlen Lietuva operates the Mazeikiai cracking refinery, which is located in Telsiai County, Lithuania. 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 1980 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.3. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 205
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 106
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 52
Reformer (mbd): 40
Hydrotreater (mbd): 181
Isomerization (mbd): 14

The capacity of the Mazeikiai refinery is expected to remain the same as 204.87mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Mazeikiai refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $1,559.36m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Mazeikiai cracking refinery

The Mazeikiai refinery cracking witnessed four incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion projects at Mazeikiai cracking refinery

RFCC, H2SO4 Alkylation Unit, CDU, Delayed Coking Unit, Resid Hydrocracker

About AB Orlen Lietuva

AB Orlen Lietuva (Orlen Lietuva), a subsidiary of Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen SA, is a petroleum refining company. It operates the only petroleum refinery in the Baltic States, crude oil and petroleum product network and marine terminal. The company processes crude oil into different petroleum products, which include gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas, bitumen, and elemental sulfur. It also trades in wholesale of petroleum products. The company supplies petrol and diesel fuel in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and exports its products to Western Europe, the US, Ukraine, and other countries. Orlen Lietuva is headquartered in Mazeikiai District, Lithuania.

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