Lukoil Oil operates the Volgograd refinery, which is located in Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Lukoil Oil. The refinery, which started operations in 1957, has an NCI of 6.9.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 321
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 100
Coking (mbd): 24
Hydrocracker (mbd): 67
Reformer (mbd): 44
Hydrotreater (mbd): 96
Isomerization (mbd): 10

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 321.4mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Volgograd refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $20m.

Maintenance activities at Volgograd refinery

The Volgograd refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Lukoil Oil

Lukoil Oil Co (Lukoil) is an oil and gas company, which carries out exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. Lukoil has interest in properties across Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, the Middle East, South America, Northern and Western Africa and South-East Asia. The company also carries out refining and transport operations, marketing and trading of crude oil, natural gas and refined products. It operates a network of refineries in Russia, Bulgaria, Romania and Italy. The company also has interest in the Zeeland refinery in the Netherlands. Lukoil also plays a major role in petrochemical sector through plants in Russia, Bulgaria and Italy. Lukoil also undertakes power generation through companies in Bulgaria, Russia and Romania. The company markets its products through direct retail and export operations. Lukoil is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.


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