OMV: German Refinery to be Converted

EnergyOil & Gas ♦ Published: April 19, 2011; 14:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

Because of the failures of Libyan oil imports, the OMV refinery at Burghausen is converted to alternative crudes.

OMV: German Refinery to be Converted / Picture: ©

One of OM’s refineries is located at Burghausen in Bavaria, near the Austrian border. Burghausen produce 3.6m tons a year. The main location Schwechat has a capacity of 9.6m tons.

"An important part of the crude processed at the Burghausen refinery in 2010 was of Libyan origin", said OMV spokeswoman Michaela Huber. We currently have to undertake a gradual conversion to…