BUCHAREST -- Rompetrol Rafinare said it has completed a $53
million investment in upgrading the coker unit at its
Petromidia refinery, Mediafax
Rompetrol Rafinare, a member company of The Rompetrol Group,
said total investment in Petromidia refinery amounted to $600 million in
the past five years.
"Revamping the coker unit was part of The Rompetrol Group
and its sole shareholder KazMunaiGas' strategy to align
Petromidia's installations to the latest European quality standards", said
Sorin Graure, General Manager of Petromidia.
Modernization work began in 2008 and
was developed in partnership with Rominserv, the general
contractors of Rompetrol, and ConocoPhillips. Construction and start up of the project took place between 2010 and
2013, Rompetrol said.
Petromidia's coker unit has a total processing capacity of
1.7 mtpy of residual oil.
Rompetrol is fully owned by KazMunaiGas.
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