Bayamon Refinery

Refinery News

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Refining Blog Entries

  • This refinery has been closed down

Summary Information

  • Ownership: Caribbean Petroleum
  • Website:
  • Location: Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • Capacity: 2.4 million tons/annum & 48,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Refining Units

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Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The facility processes virgin crude oil imported from Venezuela

Products Produced

  • unleaded gasoline, light and heavy fuel oil, and asphalt.

Ongoing Projects

  • * The refinery has been closed down and converted into a terminal

Other Information

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  • 1955 - Refining operations began under the name of Caribbean Refining Corporation
  • 1962 - This facility was purchased by the Gulf Oil Corporation
  • 1987 - The facility was sold to First Oil Corporation
  • 1998 - Refinery restarted after a 3 year break
  • 2009 - The refinery closes following a major fire
  • 2010 - Caribbean Petroleum Refining, Caribbean Petroleum Corporation and Gulf Petroleum Refining Corporation filed a Chapter 11 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court
  • 2011 - Puma Energy purchases of all assets once owned by Capeco, including the refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Fire
  2. Puma Energy Caribe completes acquisition of Capeco assets & Gulf network in Puerto Rico
  3. Capeco to Reopen Bayamon Refinery
  4. Caribbean Petroleum Refining Limited Partnership, EPA

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