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Breaking: Largest European Refinery Catches on Fire – Happens to Be in Russia
breitbart ^ | 3/4/14 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 03/04/2014 7:32:15 PM PST by Nachum

The largest European refinery caught on fire today. The refinery happens to be in Russia.

It will take months to get production back up. Jalopnik reported:

Amazingly, no one was injured when Europe’s largest oil refinery, like, totally burned with the force of a thousand suns yesterday. And obviously it’s in Russia.P

The refinery is OJSC TANECO, formerly known as the Nizhnekamsk refinery, in Tartarstan. If you get into your Lada and drive due East from Moscow, you’ll get there in about 14 hours.P

Reuters reports that the fire was put out the same evening it started and there were no injuries. It will take a few months to get production back up.P

(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: energy; european; fire; refinery; russia
Hey, how about that Keystone pipeline, eh Baracko?
1 posted on 03/04/2014 7:32:15 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

interesting timing


2 posted on 03/04/2014 7:39:45 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Nachum

wow what a coinkydink


3 posted on 03/04/2014 7:39:53 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum

Red Storm Rising....


4 posted on 03/04/2014 7:42:26 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: Nachum

0bama could drill here and drill now until the price of oil dropped and Russia would too.

Not likely 0bama would use the great American oil weapon.


5 posted on 03/04/2014 7:42:38 PM PST by DUMBGRUNT
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To: Nachum

I wonder if this is the beginning of a Red Storm Rising?A refinery fire was the reason for the fictional Soviet Attack on NATO from Tom Clancy’s book of the same name.

I guess well have to wait till the damage reports come out.


6 posted on 03/04/2014 7:46:47 PM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: neodad

Hay neodad I some how missed your post and I was thinking the same thing.

That was an Excellant book by the way.


7 posted on 03/04/2014 7:49:02 PM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: puppypusher

Great book. Tom Clancy was a prophet in many ways...


8 posted on 03/04/2014 7:50:53 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: Nachum

Russia’s main export is ENERGY.

The OBVIOUS easy US tactic —even for a risk-averse muzzie homo— would be to FRACK LIKE FRACKING CRAZY.

Will we?

Nope.


9 posted on 03/04/2014 7:50:58 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Nachum

Hmmmm. You don’t say.


10 posted on 03/04/2014 7:51:32 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Nachum

It was an “accident” just like most of the ones here!


11 posted on 03/04/2014 7:55:14 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Nachum

putin doesn’t miss a trick.


12 posted on 03/04/2014 7:59:55 PM PST by dadfly
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To: CivilWarBrewing

The fire was triggered by an offensive YouTube video.

The future does not belong to those who slander petroleum.


13 posted on 03/04/2014 8:00:48 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Nachum

How do you say “Payback” in Ukrainian?


14 posted on 03/04/2014 8:03:27 PM PST by Redcloak (Was that the primary buffer panel?)
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To: Nachum

The crazy world of…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOErZuzZpS8


15 posted on 03/04/2014 8:11:04 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Nachum

That article is wrong. According to Reuters, the refinery only processes around 170,000 barrels per day. Not a small amount by any means, but not extremely large. Most west European nations have multiple refineries of that size.


16 posted on 03/04/2014 8:18:12 PM PST by JerseyanExile
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To: Nachum
The largest European refinery caught on fire today. The refinery happens to be in Russia.

I wonder if that refinery was also called the Reichstag refinery?

17 posted on 03/04/2014 8:25:42 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Nachum
Cold War II


18 posted on 03/04/2014 8:38:24 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: JerseyanExile

How does this translate into barrels/day?

http://www.tatneft.ru/proizvodstvo/pererabotka-i-realizatsiya/neftepererabativayushchee-proizvodstvo/?lang=ru

It’s the refineries own web page. Google seems to do a good job translating...:^)


19 posted on 03/04/2014 9:43:05 PM PST by az_gila
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To: az_gila

I call BS on the largest refinery claim.

Russian energy giant launches refinery
http://www.worldfinance.com/markets/energy/russian-energy-giant-launches-new-refinery-venture

Daily throughput capacity is approximately 140,000 barrels of crude oil.


20 posted on 03/05/2014 5:03:00 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: az_gila

These are a few that are larger, there are more in Europe than these that are larger.

Azerbaijan - Azerineftyag Refinery 239,000 b/d

Belgium - ExxonMobil Antwerp Refinery 333,000 b/d
- Total Antwerp Refinery 360,000 b/d

Germany - Wilhelmshaven Refinery 300,000 b/d

United Kingdom - Fawley Refinery 330,000 b/d

Netherlands - BP Rotterdam Refinery 400,000 b/d

Poland - Plock Refinery 276,000 b/d

Russia (Europe side) - Novo-Ufa Refinery 380,000 b/d

Ukraine - Kremenchug Refinery 368,500 b/d


21 posted on 03/05/2014 5:11:13 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: az_gila

From your link:

 In 2012, the manufacturing operation of the complex was brought to its processing capacity of 7,000,000 tons (translated)

http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/calc_crude.html

7,000,000 metric tons of crude oil equal 51.31 million barrels per year or 140,575 barrels per day.


22 posted on 03/05/2014 5:14:51 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Fractal Trader

ping

see the next couple posts, not close to the largest


23 posted on 03/05/2014 5:24:43 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: neodad

perhaps Orange storm rising


24 posted on 03/05/2014 5:30:58 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: All

Smells like a false flag operation, I think the National Socialists called it Operation Himmler...


25 posted on 03/05/2014 5:43:42 AM PST by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Nachum

Just out of curiosity why did you put the source as Breitbart? The link is to The Gateway Pundit and they just copied an article from Jalopnik which quotes Reuters and English Russia.


26 posted on 03/05/2014 5:52:34 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11)
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To: neodad

Clancy’s best book, by far.


27 posted on 03/05/2014 6:07:28 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: az_gila
This article says that the refinery processed 8.26 million tonnes of oil in 2013. According to BP's website, there is a 7.33 conversion ratio, so take that and then divide by 365 days. It comes out to 165,878 barrels per day.
28 posted on 03/05/2014 11:43:10 AM PST by JerseyanExile
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To: Nachum

The Redstag fire?


29 posted on 03/05/2014 11:45:15 AM PST by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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