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Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery (HAOR) Modernization and Reconstruction Project Azerbaijan

Scope of work: State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)

Country: Azerbaijan

Client: State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)

Status: Ongoing

Project highlights

2 x 30 t/d



40 t/d


KT License for SRU Unit

The scope of the project entails the installation of several new grass root process units, the relevant utilities and storage with the final aim to upgrade the refinery facilities to be capable of processing 7.5 MMTPA of crude oil, while meeting quantity and quality requirements of products both o feed Azerikimya revamped petrochemical plant and to produce Euro V quality automotive transportation fuels. Among the new process units in the scope it is worth mentioning a Naphtha Splitter, a Diesel Hydrotreater Unit, an Isomerization Unit, a Hydrogen Production Unit, two PSA Units, a C4 Hydrogenation Unit, a MTBE Unit, a Sour Water Stripper Unit with Sulphur Recovery Unit. Process technologies involved are coming from the major refining Licensors including KT-Kinetics Technology, part of Maire Tecnimont Group. The Client is the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), the state-owned national oil and gas company headquartered in Baku engaged in upstream, midstream and downstream activities, as well as natural gas supply and sale of petrochemical products in domestic and international markets.