News 5 Oct 20111 min read
Axens’ Technologies for Irak Nassiriya New Refinery
Oil Refining High-conversion Hydrocracking + 2
Hydrotreating Process Technologies
Axens will supply the following process technologies for the refinery:
- H-OilRC technology for the hydroconversion of 52,000 barrels per day (BPSD) of vacuum residue (VR). The H-OilRC plant will convert deeply VR to low sulfur distillates and produce a low sulfur residue.
- Prime-D™ – Gas Oil desulfurization hydrotreater. The 105,000 BPSD unit will produce ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) with less than 10 ppm of sulphur.
- Prime-K™ – Kerosene desulfurization hydrotreater with a processing capacity of 24,000 BPSD.
- Butane Isomerization unit – having a process capacity about 11,900 BPSD.
The refinery will have a capacity of 300,000 BPSD of domestic crude oil and will deliver high quality products mainly for the domestic market.