Turkish refinery to get Axens hydrotreaters

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Sept. 27
-- SOCAR & TURCAS Refinery AS, Istanbul, will use Axens hydrotreating technology in key units of the 214,000 b/d grassroots refinery under construction at Izmir, Aliaga Province, Turkey.

The refinery will be integrated with a Petkim petrochemical complex at Izmir (OGJ, June 28, 2010, Newsletter). Along with petrochemical feedstocks, it will produce Euro V diesel for the local market.

The contract with Axens covers three units handling streams from a delayed coker: a 20,000 b/d naphtha hydrotreater, a 26,000 b/d unit using Axens Prime K technology for jet fuel, and a 68,000 b/d unit using Axens Prime D technology for 10 ppm diesel.

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