Russian refinery due desulfurization boost

Lukoil will use Axens technology for a cracked-gasoline desulfurization unit at its 337,000 b/d Kstovo refinery in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia.

Lukoil will use Axens technology for a cracked-gasoline desulfurization unit at its 337,000 b/d Kstovo refinery in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia.

The Axens Prime-G+ unit will be able to treat 22,000 b/d of gasoline from a fluid catalytic cracker installed in 2010.

Lukoil also added alkylation capacity in 2011 to become able to produce gasoline meeting Euro-5 standards.

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