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The upgrade of the Khabarovsk refinery took 2,2 billion dollars

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a working visit to the Khabarovsk Oil Refinery. Premier inspected the course of a long-term reconstruction, begun as early as 2000. As president of Russia, he had already visited this company. Then he noted this investment project.

The company provides motor fuel for more than 30% of the needs of the Far East, exports products to countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2013, the refining volume of crude oil totaled 4,4 million tons.

At present, the Khabarovsk Refinery is completing the construction of a hydrotreating and hydrocracking complex, the commissioning of which will allow the enterprise to produce diesel fuel of Euro-5 standard, as well as jet fuel of the international standard Jet A-1. Completion of construction is expected in May 2014.

Dmitry Medved was shown the central control room of the oil refinery's hydro-complex. There, the head of the Alliance Group OJSC, Musa Bazhaev, told the Prime Minister about the progress of the reconstruction. “We have improved all indicators. Without stopping the old plant, we opened a new enterprise within the city. Environmental emissions into the atmosphere were reduced from 5 to 1,5 tons. We have an almost environmentally friendly enterprise, ”said Musa Bazhaev.

In total, 2,2 spent a billion dollars to upgrade the plant. Dmitry Medvedev was pleased with the reconstruction.

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