Astana, Kazakhstan, Nov.24
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Pavlodar oil and chemical plant (northern Kazakhstan) restored the production of planned volumes of gasoline and liquefied gas after the elimination of the consequences of fire took place in October, said the press service of KazMunaiGas - Processing and Marketing JSC.
The message said that currenty, fuel complex of catalytic cracking of the refinery has been put into the production cycle. Launch of the rigs of a catalytic cracking complex after the incident made it possible to restore production of planned volumes of gasoline and liquefied gas.
"As of November 17, 2014, all technological rigs of the enterprise operate in normal mode, commodity output production continues," said the message.
Fire at Pavlodar oil and chemical plant has led to a partial decrease in production volumes of light oil products.
"The fire did not reduce the volume of oil refining at the plant," said the message. "However, there was a partial decrease in production of light oil products and increase in the yield of straight oil."
On October 25 2014, a fire occurred inside the process furnace of raw material heating for catalytic cracking of vacuum gas oil hydrotreating rig of a catalytic cracking complex (CT-1) of the Pavlodar refinery.
KazMunaiGas - Processing and Marketing JSC is a 100-percent subsidiary of the Kazakh KazMunaiGas national oil and gas company. The assets of the company include Atyrau Refinery LLP (99.53 percent), PetroKazakhstan Oil Products LLP (49.7 percent), Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant LLP (100 percent), KazMunaiGas Onimdery LLP (100 percent), Caspi Bitum JV LLP (50 percent).
The company's main activities are management of oil refining assets, export of oil and oil products, development of retail sales network of oil products.
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