TUPRAS Completes their Residuum Upgrading Project (RUP) at Izmit Refinery in Turkey

Presented By

Onur Aka - TUPRAS

Conference: Valencia 2018

The main purpose of the RUP is to process 4.2 million tons of high sulfur fuel oil and produce 3.5 million tons of valuable high quality white products (diesel / jet fuel, gasoline, and LPG) in Euro-V standards, 690,000 tons of petroleum coke and 86,000 tons of sulfur. With the new facility, TUPRAS will double diesel production reaching 10 to 11 million tons annually. There will be 25-30 percent increase in jet fuel and gasoline production whereas fuel oil production will decrease by 90 percent.

The project scope includes:

  • Delayed Coker Unit (8.2 m3/d)
  • Integrated Hydrocracking Unit (8.0 m3/d)
Refining Community