Orsknefteorgsintez operates the Orsk cracking refinery, which is located in Orenburg Oblast, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Safmar Group and others. The refinery started operations in 1935 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.46. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 120
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 112
Hydrocracker (mbd): 38
Reformer (mbd): 15
Hydrotreater (mbd): 40
Alkylation (mbd): 1
Isomerization (mbd): 14

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

During the period 2021-2025, the Orsk refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $371.76m of capex.

Upcoming expansion projects at Orsk cracking refinery

Delayed Coking Unit, Gasoline Hydrotreater

About Orsknefteorgsintez

Orsknefteorgsintez, a subsidiary of Sermules Enterprises Ltd is an oil refinery that produces and supplies crude oil and petroleum products. The company’s products include motor gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuel, bitumen and fuel oil. Its products are used in medium-and low-speed engines, automotives, and refrigeration equipment. Orsknefteorgsintez offers stable natural and unleaded gasoline, lump sulphur for industrial gas and others. The company’s refining services comprise primary oil refining, catalytic reforming of kerosene hydrotreating unit, installation of diesel fuel and bitumen production. It markets its products in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Orsknefteorgsintez is headquartered in Orenburg, Russia.

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