Medvedev to launch a new complex at Lukoil’s oil refinery in Volgograd

​The new complex will allow to increase the output of diesel fuel of Euro-5 class.

The PM D. Medvedev will visit Volgograd on May 31st.

He will participate in the ceremony of start-up and commissioning works at the plant “Lukoil-Volgogradnetepererabotka”.

The new complex of deep processing of vacuum gasoil with the capacity of 3,500 thousand tons a year is to become the largest one in Russia. The complex comprises: a unit of vacuum gasoil hyrocracking; a hydrogen production unit meant for hydrogen containing gas supply to the hydrocracking process; a combined sulfur unit used for utilization of hydrogen disulfide containing amine solution of the hydroracking process. With the putting of the complex  into operation the output of diesel fuel of class-5 will grow by 1.8 mln tons a year, oil processing efficiency will reach 95%.

In the framework of the visit D. Medvedev will get acquainted with the program of modernization of the plant.

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