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October 27, 2021

Plock Refinery, Poland

By Carmen

Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen operates the Plock refinery, which is located in Masovian, Poland. It is an integrated refinery owned by Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen. The refinery, which started operations in 1964, has an NCI of 9.5.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 327
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 129
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 31
Hydrocracker (mbd): 68
Reformer (mbd): 39
Hydrotreater (mbd): 161
Alkylation (mbd): 3
Isomerization (mbd): 12

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 327.4mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Plock refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $128.5m.

Maintenance activities at Plock refinery

The Plock refinery witnessed ten incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion projects at Plock refinery

Visbreaking Unit, Solvent Deasphalting Unit, RFCC

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Contractors involved in the refinery

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

Main EPC: Ids-Bud, Maire Tecnimont.

About Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen

Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen SA (PKN Orlen) is an integrated oil and gas company. It explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures petroleum products; markets natural gas and natural gas liquids; and transports and sells crude oil and petroleum products. Its product portfolio includes medium distillates, light distillates, heavy fractions, monomers, polymers, purified terephthalic acid (PTA), plastics, fertilizers and aromas, liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas, among others. The company also has upstream oil and gas operations in Canada and Poland. It has operational presence in Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Sweden, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Hungary, the US and Canada. PKN Orlen is headquartered in Plock, Poland.


Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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