Atyrau Oil Refinery for the first time in its history will completely stop work


For the first time in its more than seventy-year history, the Atyrau refinery will completely stop its work. Since August 18, of this year, the plant will begin planned repair.


"Since August 18 of this year, "Atyrau Refinery" will begin planned major repairs for the first time with a complete stoppage of the enterprise. During the repair, which will run until September 29, it is planned to implement a set of measures designed to ensure long-term, safe and reliable operation of technological equipment, " told Kazinform in the press service of the Atyrau refinery.


As part of the preparations for the repair of oil refiners, all the issues related to a detailed survey of the plant's technological facilities have been worked out. It is planned to cover the entire amount of work on the defective sheets compiled with the corresponding replacement of physically worn out equipment.


Technical inspection of vessels and apparatuses, repair of pump-and-compressor equipment, inspection and audit of process furnaces and pipelines, preventive and repair work of power equipment, instrumentation and instrumentation devices are planned.


"In the future, it is planned to switch to an repair for a period of three to four years. Scheduled repair of the refinery will not affect the stability of the fuel market, " said in the plant's press service .


As noted by the Atyrau Refinery, before stopping for repair in tanks, the necessary volumes of socially significant oil products were accumulated, sufficient to meet the needs of the region. The schedule of the Atyrau Refinery shutdown for major repairs has been coordinated with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


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