SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery to Implement Axens Technology
The three units under Axens design and fed by the effluents from an upstream coker are:
- A 20,000 barrels per stream day (bpsd) Naphtha Hydrotreater,
- A 26,000 bpsd Prime-K™ unit for jet fuel production,
- A 68,000 bpsd Prime-D™ unit for the production of 10 ppm sulfur diesel.
The refinery scheduled to be commissioned in 2014 will have a capacity of 214,000 bpsd and will deliver intermediate products to PETKM for petrochemical use as well as Euro5 Diesel for local market.
Prime-D™ and Prime-K™ are proprietary name of Axens, a leader in clean fuels technology, for Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD), Kerosene and Jet Fuel production.