Industrija nafte operates the Rijeka cracking refinery, which is located in Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Croatia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas. The refinery started operations in 1883 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.1. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 90
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 34
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 20
Hydrocracker (mbd): 64
Reformer (mbd): 15
Hydrotreater (mbd): 24
Isomerization (mbd): 5

The capacity of the Rijeka refinery is expected to remain the same as 90.4mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Rijeka refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $540m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Rijeka cracking refinery

The Rijeka refinery cracking witnessed four incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Rijeka cracking refinery

Delayed Coking Unit

Contractors involved in the refinery

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

Main EPC: Maire Tecnimont.

About Industrija nafte

Industrija nafte dd (INA) is an integrated energy company, which operates across the energy value chain from exploration and production to refining and marketing to retail. It has interests in offshore and onshore assets in Croatia, Egypt, and Angola. The company manages refineries in Rijeka and Sisak and has lubricants plants at Zagreb in Croatia. INA distributes motor gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), heating oil, bitumen, petroleum coke, and lubricants. It carries out marketing and sales through retail outlets in Croatia and other countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Montenegro. INA is headquartered in Zagreb, Croatia.

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