Antipinsky Refinery, the main production enterprise of New Stream Group
, has successfully completed technical upgrade of the atmospheric residue deep conversion unit (ARDCU), which resulted in an increase of the complex processing capacity by half: from 375 tons of raw materials per hour to 540 tons per hour. Thus, the annual processing capacity of the ARDCU will increase from 3 million tons to 4.5 million tons.
Both sections of the complex were upgraded - the vacuum residue reduction unit and the delayed tar coking unit (DCU). As a result, the feedstock processing capacity in the first section increased from 3 to 4.5 million tons per year, in the second - DCU, which uses tar obtained in the first section, from 1.3 to 1.7 million tons per year.
The upgrade included installation UGPM installed a higher capacity piping in the ARDCU as well as more powerful pumps and a compressor for pumping gas. Inside one of the main processing facilities of the unit - the vacuum column - contact devices with a total weight of more than 55 tons were replaced. In addition, the preventative activities at the ARDCU included a complete purging of the pipeline system .
The technical upgrade of the unot was carried out by the general contractor of Antipinsky Refinery - TEHINZHSTROY Construction Company LLC. A significant part of the work was performed by specialists at a height of 65 meters using two cranes with a lifting capacity of up to 160 tons.