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Shell catalysts & technologies signs contract with PT Pertamina Rosneft

Shell catalysts & technologies signs contract with PT Pertamina Rosneft

Tuban, February 25 - Neftegaz.RU. Shell catalyst & technologies has signed an agreement with PT Pertamina Rosneft Pengolahan dan Petrokimia (PT PRPP) located in Tuban, Indonesia, to provide licensing and basic engineering for state-of-the-art proprietary technologies.

This includes Shell’s OMEGA process for the production of mono-ethylene glycol, as well as distillate hydrotreating process for the catalytic removal of sulfur and/or nitrogen and/or hydrogenation of aromatics from diesel fractions of certain crude oils.

Gurminder Singh, Technology Director of Shell catalyst & technologies said:
  • We are grateful that PT Pertamina Rosneft has selected Shell catalyst & technologies for their major grassroots refinery and petrochemical complex, which is a testament to the technology offerings of Shell catalyst & technologies and our owner-operator experience enabling PT PRPP to achieve a high return on investment
The refinery will have a crude processing capacity of 300 000 bbl/d and include:
  • a petrochemical complex equipped to produce more than 1 million tpy of ethylene
  • 1.3 million tpy of aromatic hydrocarbons
  • 650 000 tpy of polyethylene
The complex is expected to be completed in 2025.
Carlos Mondolfi, Project Director of PT Pertamina Rosneft noted:
  • Our comprehensive agreement with Shell catalyst & technologies will provide us with the technology and engineering needed in order for the integrated refinery and petrochemical complex to be one of the most competitive in the Asia-Pacific Region
PT PRPP was established to manage the New Grass Refinery Root project in Tuban, which is a joint venture of Russian Rosneft and Indonesian state oil & gas company Pertamina.

The shareholders of the company are PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional as representative of the interests of PT Pertamina and Rosneft Singapore Pte. Ltd as a representative of the interests of Rosneft.

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