Ardmore Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Valero
  • Website: http://www.valero.com/
  • Location: Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA
  • Capacity: 4.5 million tons/annum & 87,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small medium complexity refinery, capable of processing a range of crude oils

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 32,000
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 30,000
  • Hydrocracker - 12,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 21,000
  • Hydrotreatment
    • Naphtha - 26,500
    • Diesel - 32,000
    • Heavy Gasoil - 34,450

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products: The refinery has more than 2.4 million barrels of refined product storage

Crude Supply

  • The plant uses local crude and oil transported by pipeline from the Gulf Coast
  • It can also receive crude oil from Cushing
  • It can process crude oils of 1.6 - 1.7 wt% sulfur average compared to 1.2-1.3 wt% sulfur prior to completion of the sour crude upgrade project

Products Produced

  • Produces a wide range of petroleum products including gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, sulfur, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), propylene, butane and asphalt
  • The Ardmore refinery complies with the Tier 2 Gasoline requirement because of its deep de-sulfurization of FCC feed

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

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History

  • 2002 - One of six refineries acquired by Valero in the purchase of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock

Relevant Links

  1. Vepica Refinery Project References
  2. Refinery Webpage
  3. Valero to Acquire Ultramar Diamond Shamrock
  4. Valero Says Pipe Sending Crude From Cushing to Ardmore
  5. The 2005 Oklahoma Refinery Report

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