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Report - Sairo Oil Refinary, Italy, April 2011

Ric

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I stumbled across this abandoned oil refinery in Imperia last week, totally unexpected so it was a decent mooch, pretty stripped and bare but a few nice items still remained.

Due to the surprise find luckily I had my camera but not my tripod so please forgive the blurry images from inside.

The place was huge, the only noises been the road outside and a pump which was running to empty the flooded basements, again which looked like it covered a huge area.

Details I've struggled to find about this building, but with a little help from google translate I've managed to find a few snippets:

The S.a.i.r.o refinery was built in 1912 and was the first industrial oil refinery in Italy.

It operated until 1992 where it was closed and productions moved to larger more able locations such as La Spezia, Genoa and Savona.

Details are hit and miss but it looks like they refined oil for industry as well as vegetable oils.

Planning permission was granted in 2007 to build modern apartments on the site which overlooks the new Port Moritizo along with various business ventures with the mayor of Imperia heading the fight for development.

Plans included:

Multi-functional complex including, residence and tourist accommodation (4750sq m) Commercial space (1600sq m) underground garage (10500sq m) and gardens of (2600sq m)

As of today the building still stands empty with little signs of renovation or redevelopment.
I don't that have much experience with Oil refinery's so if somebody sees a mistake I've made with identifying parts please let me know

S.A.I.R.O:

sairo.jpg


stacked.jpg


Various Interior:

bases.jpg


Supports for tanks feeding hoppers below

chems.jpg


Chemicals used in the labs and production

containment.jpg


Containment vessel (marked with a red cross probably to make sure it was left behind)

down.jpg


The building had 7 floors

drip.jpg


Hopper from the tanks above probably feeding a barrel for delivery

driving.jpg


stairdoor.jpg


storage.jpg


Lab:

lab.jpg


A small lab, with taps and gas outlets for burners etc

drainage.jpg


Offices:

helper.jpg


lonely.jpg


There's always a lonely chair..

safe.jpg


Safe, locked unfortunately

Boiler room:

turbine.jpg


tanked.jpg


Boiler for a turbine perhaps

hatch.jpg


enter.jpg


piped.jpg


Lots of piping.

Thanks for looking.
 

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