Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery

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Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery
Country Russia
City Kirishi
Refinery details
Owner(s) Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery
Commissioned January 2017 (January 2017)
Capacity 10 million tons per year

The Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery will be Russia's first residual oil high conversion refinery to be opened in Kirishi, Russia in 2017.[1]

The Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery will produce a high yield of light oil (73.12%) and high-quality motor fuels. Its products will include AI-95 motor gasoline, gas petrochemicals, diesel, kerosene, LPG appliances, isobutene, N-butane, petroleum coke, propane and sulphur.[2][3]

The refinery project is managed by Giorgi Ramzaitsev, the chairman of the Board of Directors of ChekSU, a major manganese ore and ferroalloy mining and processing company in Russia,[4] and Andrei Yermolaev, a former member of the Leningrad Regional Legislative Assembly.[5]

The Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery will have an annual output of 10 million tons.


  1. ^ "Russian Executives to Build Country's First Waste Oil Refinery", Hydrocarbon Processing Magazine, May 1, 2014
  2. ^ "Andrei Yermolaev: Kirishi-2 Oil Refinery Has No Analogues in Russia or Europe" (In Russian), RIA: Energy and Utilities, February 20, 2014
  3. ^ "Kirishi Chosen for New Oil Refinery", St. Petersburg Times, March 26, 2014
  4. ^ "ChekSU: About the Company (In Russian)", ChekSU Corporate Portal, February 21, 2012
  5. ^ "Benzene Instead of Waste" (In Russian), Delovoy Peterburg, June 10, 2014

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