Slovnaft in full operation after turnarounds, next maintenance in refinery is expected in the autumn

  • Slovnaft refinery after completing planned turnarounds on 21 production units is in full operation again
  • the modernization and maintenance work required an investment of over EUR 75 million
  • maintenance work will continue on three petrochemical units in the autumn

Bratislava, 27 August 2019 – Slovnaft refinery has completed its historically largest turnarounds on 21 production units. After modernization and maintenance is the refinery in full operation again. Maintenance on three other petrochemical production units in the refinery will follow in the autumn.

This year’s regular turnarounds have finished in the summer, they were the largest in the history of the refinery. SLOVNAFT Group employees and almost 2,000 external workers participated in their preparation and following maintenance and inspection. Total investments on the turnarounds reached EUR 75 million.

Several new projects were also implemented during the regular turnarounds. They are expected to contribute to the more efficient, reliable and safe operation of the refinery.

Almost 1000 larger and smaller tasks is planned during turnarounds in autumn. This will mostly involve maintenance and inspection, as well as activities resulting from legislative requirements. Part of projects will focus on reducing nitrogen emissions into atmosphere and on modernization as well.

Slovnaft will continue reporting on the impact of the turnarounds on the residents on the website www.slovnaft.sk/gr2019, as well as the 24-hour infoline and e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. will be available for questions.

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