June 2021


Maximize refinery profitability with novel RFCC technologies

The Atyrau Oil Refinery (AOR), the oldest refinery in Kazakhstan, was built in 1945.

The Atyrau Oil Refinery (AOR), the oldest refinery in Kazakhstan, was built in 1945. It is located in Atyrau, the capital of the Atyrau Region, at the mouth of the Ural River on the Caspian Sea, and is a base for modern oil and gas industries. AOR is operated by the state-owned KazMunayGas (KMG) and has successfully completed modernization, adding a deep oil conversion refining complex that has increased crude oil refining capacity up to 5.5 MMtpy and converted the site to one of the key refining complexes in the region. AOR’s target is to produce an optimized combination between high-value clean transportation fuels and specialty precursors for chemicals production, such as benzene or para

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