Rompetrol Rafinare operates the Navodari coking refinery, which is located in Constanta, Romania. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by National Company KazMunayGas and others. The refinery started operations in 1979 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.5. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 120
Coking (mbd): 34
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 24
Hydrocracker (mbd): 34
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 73
Isomerization (mbd): 1

The capacity of the Navodari refinery is expected to remain the same as 120mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Navodari refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $111m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Navodari coking refinery

The Navodari refinery coking witnessed seven incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Navodari coking refinery

Cogeneration Plant

Contractors involved in the refinery

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

Main EPC: Calik Holding.

About Rompetrol Rafinare

Rompetrol Rafinare SA (Rompetrol Rafinare) is an oil and gas refining and petrochemical company. The company operates two refineries, namely, Petromidia and Vega in Romania. Its product portfolio includes car fuel, aviation fuel, diesel fuel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), bitumen, additives and solvents. The company also offers special products such as petroleum coke and petroleum sulphur. Rompetrol Rafinare’s petrochemical division is the sole producer of polymers in Romania. Its produces petrochemical products through its polypropylene plant, low-density polyethylene plant, and high-density polyethylene plant. It markets its products in Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Ukraine, Serbia, Georgia, and Greece. The company exports petroleum and petrochemical products to Asia, Americas, and Europe. Rompetrol Rafinare is headquartered in Navodari, Romania.

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