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Project update: a step forward for KT in the frame of the EFRA project (Effective Refining) for Lotos’ Gdansk refinery upgrading

A step forward for KT in the EFRA project: all the Construction and Pre-commissioning activities were completed and the Ready for Start Up of the Hydrowax Vacuum Distillation Unit was achieved on last April.

HDVU Lotos

Then, on 22th July 2018 the Performance Test of The HVDU Unit has been successfully completed, and the Hydrowax Vacuum Unit is ready to produce base oils at the specified conditions with the combined total cost of the production fully in line with the values guaranteed by KT.
The Unit is able to process about 105 t/h of Hydrowax from Mild Hydrocracker Unit to produce lube base oils, and it has been designed to maximize thermal recovery and efficiency.