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Russian executives to build country’s first waste oil refinery

05.01.2014  |  Foster, H. ,  Freelance Journalist, 

The 4-MMtpy Kirishi-2 refinery is anticipated to cost $3.14 B to construct. Plans call for the refinery to be expanded to a capacity of 12 MMtpy at a later date, at an additional cost of $5 B–$7 B.

Keywords: [Russia] [refining] [waste oil]

Andrei Yermolaev, founding partner and general director of the Kirishi-2 oil refinery in Russia, remembers watching a refinery rise 150 km southeast of St. Petersburg, Russia, when he was a boy in the 1960s. He did not just watch it, however; he experienced it, smelling the grime and dust on the clothes of his construction-worker mother and his truck-driver father as they helped build the Kirishi refinery.

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