Petrotel-Lukoil operates the Ploiesti I coking refinery, which is located in Prahova, Romania. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Lukoil Oil. The refinery started operations in 1927 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 54
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 22
Coking (mbd): 11
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 19
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 46
Isomerization (mbd): 4

The capacity of the Ploiesti I refinery is expected to remain the same as 54.2mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Ploiesti I refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $4m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Ploiesti I coking refinery

The Ploiesti I refinery coking witnessed one incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Petrotel-Lukoil

Petrotel-Lukoil SA (Petrotel-Lukoil), a subsidiary of Lukoil Oil Co, formerly S.C. Petrotel-Lukoil SA is a provider of oil and gas refining services. The company is involved in oil refining, production and trade of petroleum products. Its product portfolio includes gasoline, diesel fuel, gas oil, Automotive Fuels – LPG, Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether, Petroleum Sulfur, Propylene and others. The company also owns and operates oil and gas refineries. Petrotel-Lukoil is headquartered in Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania.

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