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Project update: important achievement for KT in the frame of the EFRA project

By the end of April, KT – Kinetics Technology reached an important milestone in the frame of the EFRA Project (Effective Refining) for Lotos’ Gdansk refinery upgrading.

Lotos Aprile 2018

The achievement is related to the execution of the HVDU unit (Hydrowax Vacuum Distillation Unit), implemented in the refinery in order to process hydrowax cut from existing hydrocracking unit, produce base oils to be used for lube oils production, and to further improve the efficiency of the Refinery.

All the Construction and Pre-commissioning activities were completed and the Ready for Start Up of the Hydrowax Vacuum Distillation Unit was achieved on April 28th, 2018.

Moreover, in mid-April, the activities related to the delivery of HGU (Hydrogen Generation Unit) were completed.These milestones represent an important achievement for KT, working hard in a challenging operational context.

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