Bp Rotterdam Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: BP
  • Website: http://www.bp.com/
  • Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Capacity: 20.0 million tons/annum & 400,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 5.6
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • BP Refinery Rotterdam is one of the largest refineries in Europe with a large FCC and corresponding high gasoline yield. It is a medium complex plant

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

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  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • LPG, Euro lead-free, Ultimate, super plus, diesel, kerosene (aviation fuel), domestic fuel oil, oil fuel and raw materials for the petrochemical industry

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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  • 1967 - The refinery was commissioned
  • 1981 - The FCCU unit was commissioned
  • 1997 - BP bought out Chevron's share
  • 1998 - The following plants were added, a Sour Water Stripper Unit (SWS), A hydrogen sulphide recovery plant, the H2S-Recovery Unit, A sulphur recovery plant, the Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU-C) and A gas oil desulphurisation plant, the Hydrofiner-3 Unit.
  • 2001 - A Benzene Extraction Plant and a Hydrogen Recovery Unit were commissioned
  • 2002 - A desulphurisation plant for petrol components was added
  • 2008 - A new plant was commissioned by which the desulphurisation capacity for petrol components was further expanded

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