MOL’S DANUBE REFINERY SITE VISIT
Duration approx. 6 hours. Coaches will leave from the hotel at 9am and return at approx 3pm.
Welcome from the Refinery Director
Site and Refinery Introduction - Video and Miniature Model
Q&A with the Refinery Managers
Bus Tour of the Refinery
Delayed Coker Unit Control Room Visit
Danube Refinery is located at Százhalombatta near Budapest and began operations in 1965. Operated by MOL- the refinery employs about 1,200 people, and with a capacity of 165 000 bpd (8.1 mtpa) of crude oil it is one of the largest refineries in CEE region.
The facility has 54 major process plants and is flexible in the processing of crudes from Russia through Friendship pipeline, and alternative crude oils through Adria pipeline. It has a high upgrading complexity with FCC (fluid catalytic cracker), MHCKU (mild-hydro cracking unit), Coker, CCR (catalytic reformer) unit, Aromatics plants, Lube units, and petrochemicals integration through pipeline with TVK located at Tiszaújváros. It is the leading producer of clean fuels for the Hungarian market, producing diesel and gasoline blended with bio components. It is also a major supplier of CEE region strongly integrated in the MOL Group other refineries in Slovakia and Croatia.
The petrochemical operation consists of two steam crackers, HDPE, LDPE and PP units integrated with the refinery. The main products are ethylene and propylene, benzene, toluene, xylenes, which are used to make resins, fibres, plastics and numerous other chemical products.