Rompetrol Rafinare operates the Navodari refinery, which is located in Constanta, Romania. It is an integrated refinery owned by National Company KazMunayGas and others. The refinery, which started operations in 1979, has an NCI of 10.5.

Key processes of the refinery

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 refinery is expected to remain the same as 120mbd by 2030.

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

Maintenance activities at Navodari refinery

The Navodari refinery witnessed five incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion project at Navodari refinery

Cogeneration Plant

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Navodari 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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