OMV Petrom operates the Ploiesti II 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 OMV. The refinery started operations in 1934 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 11.5. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 86
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 39
Coking (mbd): 13
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 36
Hydrocracker (mbd): 50
Reformer (mbd): 13
Hydrotreater (mbd): 58
Alkylation (mbd): 2
Isomerization (mbd): 3

The capacity of the Ploiesti II refinery is expected to remain the same as 86mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Ploiesti II refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $88.2m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Ploiesti II coking refinery

The Ploiesti II refinery coking witnessed three incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Ploiesti II coking refinery

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About OMV Petrom

OMV Petrom SA (OMV Petrom), a subsidiary of OMV AG, is an integrated energy Southeastern Europe. It explores, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas. The company processes and refines crude oil and sells refined products. Its petroleum products include gasoline, diesel, kerosene, jet fuel, heavy fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke and others. It is a reliable power supplier to more than 800 companies in Romania and extends its services to Hungary and Bulgaria. The company serves transportation, agriculture, construction, public and civil authorities, aviation, natural gas and business sectors. The group is present in the oil products retail market through a network of filling stations across Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Serbia. OMV Petrom is headquartered in Bucharest, Romania.

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