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Summary Information

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 503,000 bbl/day
  • VDU: 241,100 bbl/day
  • Delayed Coker: 119,800 bbl/day
  • Catalytic Cracking: 241,000 bbl/day
  • Catalytic Hydrocracking: 29,000 bbl/day
  • Catalytic Reforming: 78,000 bbl/day
  • Naphtha Hydrotreating: 78,000 bbl/day
  • Gasoline Desulphurisation: 130,000 bbl/day
  • Diesel Desulphurisation: 101,900 bbl/day

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Motor gasoline (automobiles, tractors, lawn equipment)
  • Diesel (trucks, buses, autos, trains, boats, heating, tractors, power generation)
  • Jet fuel (jet airliners, military jets)
  • Aviation gasoline (propeller aircraft)
  • Lubricating oils (engine oils, transmission fluid, chain saws)
  • Waxes (makeup, candles, crayons and gum)
  • Petroleum coke (furnace fuel, anodes for the production of aluminum)
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (heating, cooking, refrigeration, tobacco & grain drying, soldering,chemical feedstock)
  • Chemical feedstock (raw material used in the production of various chemicals)
  • Products can be supplied to the Plantation Oil Products Pipeline & Colonial Oil Products Pipeline

Ongoing Projects

  • In October 2010, the refinery completed a ULSD project with the construction of a new hydrotreater unit.

Other Information

  • It is The second largest refinery in the United States


  • 1909 - Refinery commissioned with a capacity of 1,800 barrel per day by the Standard Oil Company
  • 2005 - Exxon agrees to invest in emissions reductions after Consent Decree with the EPA
  • 2007 - Awarded ENERGY STAR certification
  • 2010 - ULSD units came on stream

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Website
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. Wikipedia
  4. Louisiana Refinery Survey
  5. ExxonMobil Commissions New Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Units at Baytown & Baton Rouge Refineries
  6. U.S. Announces Clean Air Agreement with ExxonMobil Nearly 77 Percent of Domestic Refining Capacity Now Under Consent Decrees
  7. ENERGY STAR Plant Profile, Baton Rouge Refinery
  8. Genesis Energy, Announces Expansion Of Existing Gulf Coast Terminal Infrastructure, New Crude Oil Pipeline And New Unit Train

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