Immediately after completion of the renovation of the Gdansk refinery Lotos is going to start importing oil from Iran.
In Gdansk refinery constantly are tested different species of oil from different parts of the world. Transport of heavy and light Iranian oil is planned to be purchased, but we want to do it after the renovation to see how our installation will react.
Company’s head director in talks with reporters revealed that in three weeks the delegation is going to Saudi Arabia. He added that the first talks with suppliers from this country were already taking place. We met with them last week in London, now it will be a continuation “- Jastrzębski said. Since the beginning of March, the Lotus refinery is undergoing a major overhaul, which is the largest in the company’s history. Thanks to repairs, it will be possible to convert all kinds of crude oil. Currently the Gdańsk refinery is one of the most modern and flexible in the world. Thanks to the refurbishment and the $ 2.3 billion EFRA (effective refining) project, the company will have even greater opportunities for processing different types of oil. The project is due to end in 2018.