The new PolyFuel® unit at Petrobrazi refinery has started-up and has been fully functional since April 2019, after four years of teamwork for project development and execution.

Based on the PolyFuel® technology licensed by Axens, the OMV Petrom’s project at Petrobrazi refinery enables to increase the FCC products value by upgrading LPG and Light Cracked Naphtha into high quality fuels. In June 2019, the unit test-run was successfully completed, demonstrating that the unit performances are well in line with the expectations.

“The PolyFuel® unit of Petrobrazi refinery is the first of its kind valorizing C4 and C5 / C6 fractions into high quality gasoline and middle distillates, increasing the overall production of these products” said Bruno Domergue, Axens clean fuels, Bio, Olefins and Gas business line Director.

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22nd July 2019