Haldor Topsøe has won the contract for a diesel
hydrotreating unit for the Russian Syzran Refinery owned by Rosneft, the
largest Russian oil company.
The Rosneft Syzran refinery is one of Rosnefts
The new diesel hydrotreater is part of Rosnefts modernization program, aiming at
fuels in accordance with the Euro V specifications, which
will be introduced in Russia by 2015.
The contract is a continuation of Topsøes and
Rosnefts collaboration, the companies said.
With this project we further strengthen our
relationship with Rosneft, and we look forward to initiating
the project, says Jens Ole Madsen,
general manager for refining technologies.
Rosneft has installed a Topsøe HTCR unit for hydrogen
production at the Kuibyshev Refinery and several hydrotreating
catalyst charges at refineries in Kuibyshev, Novokuibyshev and
The new diesel hydrotreater will process 2.5 million tpy
feed into ultra-low sulfur diesel with less than 10 wppm
The contract includes the basic engineering design package,
reactor design, TK catalysts and reactor internals.