Ionian Refining & Trading Company

Ballsh Refinery

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Designed and constructed by the Chinese state in 1976

Situated at the following distances:

  • Fier Crude Hub: 25 km
  • Tirana: 139 km
  • Vlora Port: 62 km
  • Porto Romano: 113 km
  • Skope, Macedonia: 368 km
  • Pristina, Kosovo: 365 km
  • Podgorica, Montenegro: 267 km

Daily capacity of 3,000 metric tons (approximately 19,500 bbl). Currently at 60% operational capacity.

Produces the following products:

  • Bitumen
  • Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
  • High Sulfur Fuel Oil
  • Virgin Naptha
  • Petroleum Coke/Bitumen

840 person staff

Following key pieces of equipment:

  • Crude treatment Unit
  • Delayed Coke Unit
  • Hydrodesulphurization Unit
  • Hydrogen Unit
  • Platforming Unit
  • Gas Cleaning Unit
  • Sulphur Production Unit
  • Diluents Production Unit
  • Power and Steam Generations Unit
  • Storage plant of a capacity of 214,000 m3 of crude, half refined and finished products

Ballshi Refinery includes a Thermo Power Plant within with the following specifications:

  • Four furnaces with a steam capacity generation of 120 metric tons per hour
  • Two turbo generators of an installed capacity of 12.5 MW electric power each
  • Chemical water treatment

Fier Refinery

fier-refinery

Designed and constructed by the Russian state in 1970

Situated at the following distances:

  • Fier Crude Hub: 0 km
  • Tirana: 121 km
  • Vlora Port: 46 km
  • Porto Romano: 96 km
  • Skope, Macedonia: 350 km
  • Pristina, Kosovo: 347 km
  • Podgorica, Montenegro: 249 km

Daily capacity of 1,400 metric tons (approximately 9,000 bbl). Currently at 65% operational capacity.

Produces the following products:

  • Bitumen
  • High Sulfur Diesel (production diluent)
  • Virgin Naptha

195 person staff