Peter Šrámek, Slovnaft Production Director, welcomed participants of CIS & CEE Downstream Project Management
As we approach the event GBC has asked Peter Šramek, Production Director of Slovnaft, a few questions on the current situation, company plans and the downstream industry in Central Europe in general. Go to read the interview >>
To close the two-day event there will be an exclusive site visit to Bratislava refinery which is ranked as one of the most complex refineries in Europe due to the high complexity (NCI = 11.5).
Onsite visit will include:
- presentation for the refinery by the top management
- full tour of the facilities
Q&A session with the refinery managers
- updates on developments from the past two years and Slovnaft’s plans to invest $500 million by 2020 to upgrade its petrochemical unit
ABOUT BRATISLAVA REFINERY
The refinery belongs to SLOVNAFT Plc. with a processing capacity of 124 000 bpd (6.1 mtpa). Operation began in 1957 but history of refining industry in Bratislava dates back to 1895. It processes mainly Russian crude from Friendship Crude Pipeline.
Bratislava refinery covers the whole value chain from production, distribution, wholesale to retail and employs about 2,400 people.
The facility includes most recent technologies to convert crude into valuable products. The major plants are dedicated to the production of a wide portfolio of motor fuels: Distillation and Vacuum Distillation, Reforming + Aromatics Extraction, Hydrogen-Desulphurisation units, Hydrocrack Unit (HCK), Fluid crack unit (FCC), Residual Hydro-crack Unit.
Slovnaft will invest $500 million by 2020 to upgrade its petrochemical unit to diversify away from fuels.