WORLDWIDE REFINING Distillation capacity exceeds 76 million b/d, hydrotreating surges

Anne K. Rhodes Refining/Petrochemical Editor Mitteldeutsche Erdöl-Raffinerie GmbH (Mider) is building a grassroots refinery at Leuna in the former East Germany. Mider plans to start up the 170,000 b/d refinery next year. The refinery will replace Leuna Raffineriegesellschaft's antiquated 100,000 b/d Leuna refinery, which will be shut down next year, and a 73,700 b/d refinery at Zeitz, Germany, that was shut down in December 1995 (photo courtesy Mider). The Journal's survey of worldwide refining capacity reveals a modest increase in crude oil capacity, a hefty boost in hydrotreating capacity, and little change in conversion capacity. Global crude oil distillat...

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