The processing depth amounts to 60%, but Antipinsky Oil Refinery being an enterprise of efficient and sustainable development, builds plans on swelling volumes and increasing the oil processing depth .
Development Strategy Of Refinery Until 2016.
1. To increase the refining capacity up to 7.5 million tons p.a. for which purpose the delivery-and-acceptance section will be reconstructed by December 1, 2012 in order to increase the oil pumping up to 6.0 million tons of oil through the trunk pipeline of JSC Transneft. Reconstruction of ELOU-AT-2 unit for the purpose of increasing its capacity from 2.5 to 3.3 million tons of crude p.a. will be completed by the end of October 2012. The commissioning of the new ELOU-AT-3 unit with the capacity of 3.5 million tons p.a. is scheduled for December 2013. A number of technical measures will be taken in order to integrate the facilities of the third work flow phase of construction in the current process of production. These are only the issues which refer to the increase of the refinery’s capacity. Within the framework of the 3rd phase of construction it is planned to commission treatment facilities for the purpose of purifying industrial sewage water. Presently construction works are carried out by general contractor Velesstroy, whereas the commencement of commissioning and adjustment works is scheduled for August- September 2013, so that the complete cycle of commissioning and adjustment works at the waste treatment facilities will have terminated prior to the commissioning of ELOU-AT-3 unit.
In connection with increasing the refinery’s capacity it is required to build commodity and crude parks, what is now being done at two sites of the refinery: the diesel fuel park with the total storage capacity of 80 thousand tons is being mounted in the finished product sector and the crude oil park with the total storage capacity of 60 thousand tons is being constructed on the main site of the refinery. Naturally, to provide for the normal operation of production facilities off-sites are being built, including a boiler house, gas distribution substations, distribution substations, recycling water supply block, etc. This is, in general, the description of the 1st stage of the 3rd phase of construction and its completion is scheduled for the end of 2013.
2. The second stage includes the construction of facilities making it possible to refine the components of commercial oil products obtained at units ELOU-AT-1, 2, 3, and subsequently achieve the quality of fuels compliant with EURO-5 European standards. The second stage will include diesel fuel hydrotreating units with the total capacity of 3.6 million tons of crude and a hydrogen production unit, Haldor Topsoe Danish company is the licensor. An elementary sulfur production unit with a granulation block of Canadian company ENERSUL and with the big-bag packaging line will also be constructed. Technological processes will be controlled from the central operator’s room from which control over the first and second phase facilities will be exercised, too. This solution has been applied for a long time and successfully at both, foreign and domestic oil refineries. This stage is to be commissioned at the end of 2014.
3. The third stage is to be completed at the end of 2015. Provided that we achieve the processing depth of 75% at the first two stages, the construction of the fuel-oil vacuum distillation block with the capacity of 3.5 million tons and the deferred tar carbonization block will make it possible to increase the oil processing depth up to 92-95%. The licensor of the SYDECcm process is American company Foster Wheeler. In addition to that in 2016 high-octane gasoline production unit will be constructed which will consist of the reforming block with the catalyst permanent regeneration and isomerization block, what will enable us to produce high-octane Euro-5 gasoline with the basic octane number of at least 95 points. These kinds of gasoline are to be supplied to the domestic market in the volume of 0.5 million tons per year. The licensor of the technological process is UOP company, one of the world’s leaders in such processes.
4. In 2017-2018 the gasoil hydrocracking unit is supposed to be commissioned.
We can speak about the technological constituent of the refinery’s development for a long time. Only main production facilities have been mentioned, and auxiliary facilities will occupy almost 1/3 of the refinery’s site. The road-tanker loading sector will be reconstructed, the storage facility for liquefied hydrocarbon gas, the refinery’s own mechanical repair shop, administration and utility complex, etc. will be built.
In addition to high quality kinds of gasoline the refinery is planning to produce coke which is in great demand in metallurgy, and the elementary sulfur (granulate) production unit is also to be installed.
The amount of investments in the project within the period between 2010 and 2015 is estimated at the level of USD 2 billion. One of the steps forward on the way of attaining the intended objective has become the signature in March 2012 of the multicurrency facility agreement on lending term and revolving credit lines to Antipinsky Oil Refinery for an overall amount of USD 750 million. This multicurrency facility agreement was signed by Gazprombank OJSC, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisenbank CJSC jointly with Glencore International AG, Vitol S.A., Globexbank, and WestLB AG (London).
The credit to be repaid in March 2017 consists of three tranches denominated in US dollars and Russian rubles with a security in the form of pre-export and project financing.
Antipinsky Oil Refinery CJSC occupies a worthy place on the Russian oil product market. Much attention is paid here to the recruitment policy which is aimed at quality selection of personnel with higher and specialized secondary education, as well as to social programs, such as the creation of healthy and safe labor environment.
The management team of the enterprise is sure that business will develop profitably only if people are trained efficiently, favorable conditions are provided to the company employees for their work and creativity when labor makes any employee happy both, morally and materially. That is why everything necessary is here for each employee to count on remuneration and career growth depending on his/her professional and personal contribution to the activity of the company.
As far as social programs are concerned the management team of the enterprise takes care of high quality medical service, supports its staffers through the system of different kinds of benefits and compensations, and, what is especially important, it strives to improve their living conditions.
Thus, by resolution of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mazurov D.P., a multi-family house with 152 flats is being built for the company’s professionals and foremost workers to be delivered by 2013.
One of the main spheres of social policy pursued by Antipinsky Oil Refinery CJSC is charity. For the entire period of its existence the enterprise has developed key areas of charitable assistance: it doesn’t use charitable organizations and foundations, but renders support directly to orphanages, boarding schools, clubs, cultural institutions, the Tyumen regional organization of the Russian national society of the. The efficiency of such approach to social policy is proved by friendly relations established between the enterprise and Orphanage No. 66, Municipal Educational Establishment, intended for orphans and children deprived of parental care.
The enterprise pays no less attention to sports by providing finance to one of the junior judo clubs in Tyumen. Besides, charitable assistance was rendered not so long ago for the purposes of preparation and hosting in the Tyumen Region of the XIIth Tourist Forum for disabled persons, “Robinsonada 2012.”
Strategic partners of Antipinsky Oil Refinery CJSC are the leading international companies among which there are «VITOL», «GLENCORE», «MERCURIA», «LITASCO».Exposition Oil Gas
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