Nizhnekamsk, July 12 - Neftegaz.RU. July 12 witnessed putting 2 hydrotreating units for kerosene and diesel fuel at the TANECO Oil Refining Complex of TATNEFT Company into operation in the mode of comprehensive testing.
The official ceremony of launching the facilities was attended by Pavel Sorokin, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, Nail Maganov, General Director of TATNEFT, Leonid Alekhin, General Director of TANECO.
Nail Maganov, General Director of TATNEFT, said that oil processing facilities of the new technological generation with the maximum processing depth have been created at the industrial site of Nizhnekamsk. «TANECO is the flagship of the Russian oil refining, which enhances economic stability in our country».
The launch of the kerosene and diesel fuel hydrofining units of allowed increasing the output of the high added value products.The fresh feed rate of the of kerosene and diesel fuel hydrofining units is 500,000 tonnes and 1,600,000 tonnes per year, respectively.
3 reactors for the new production of TANECO, as well as a hot high-pressure vertical tower separator were manufactured at Izhorskiye Zavody company. Vacuum stripper, stripping column and high-pressure amine absorber were manufactured at Volgogradneftemash. Uralkhimmash, Petrozavodskmash and others also participated in the supply of the equipment.
Totally, the company invested the amount over RUB 307 billion in the process of the project implementation. Today, the TANECO's refining capacities operate fully loaded. There were 8.5 million tonnes of oil products output at the Complex in 2017 only. The processing depth exceeded 99.2%, while the yield of light oil products accounted for more than 87.5%.
The launch of the new installations will allow starting the aviation fuel production on the basis of new fresh feed components: hydrotreated straight-run kerosene and the Euro-5 diesel fuel production will be based on the hydrotreated straight-run diesel fraction.
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