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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A very large and highly complex refinery.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 572,500 bpd
  • Vacuum Distillation, 288,600
  • Delayed Coker, 51,400
  • Fluid Coker, 42,500
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker, 215,500 + 8,000
  • Hydrocracker, 28,000
  • Catalytic reformer, 126,000
  • Solvent Deasphalting, 49,000
  • Naphtha Desulphurisation, 157,000
  • Gasoline Desulphurisation, 80,000
  • Kerosine Desulphurisation, 34,500
  • Other distillate Desulphurisation, 206,500
  • Heavy Gas Oil Desulphurisation, 110,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery utilises a mix of crudes including Maya Crude Oil from Mexico.

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel Lubricants, Sulphur, LPG

Ongoing Projects

  • In October 2010, the refinery completed a ULSD project with the construction of a new hydrotreater unit.
  • A lubricant base stock facility is to be built, with completion expected in 2013

Other Information

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  • 1920 - Refinery commissioned with a capacity of about 10,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
  • 2001 - The delayed coker came on stream
  • 2003 - Aker Kvaerner wins Baytown Cogeneration power plant contract
  • 2004 - Air products signs contract to supply hydrogen for clean fuels production
  • 2005 - Exxon agrees to invest in emissions reductions after Consent Decree with the EPA
  • 2010 - ULSD units came on stream

Relevant Links

  1. About the Baytown Complex
  2. Baytown Refinery Coker Facility, Hydrocarbons Technology
  3. Air Produts to Expand Texas Plant to Supply Additional Hydrogen to ExxonMobil at Baytown
  4. ExxonMobil Commissions New Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Units at Baytown & Baton Rouge Refineries
  5. Technip awarded contract for a specialty lubricant base stock facility in the United States
  6. U.S. Announces Clean Air Agreement with ExxonMobil Nearly 77 Percent of Domestic Refining Capacity Now Under Consent Decrees
  7. Aker Kvaerner wins Baytown Cogeneration power plant contract with ExxonMobil

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