Bulwer Island Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: BP
  • Website: http://www.bp.com
  • Location: Bulwer Island, Queensland, Australia
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum & 101,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Hydrocracker,
  • Hydrogen Generation,
  • Amine,
  • SRU,
  • RCCU

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • -

Products Produced

  • Petrol – Unleaded, Premium Unleaded
  • Diesel fuels
  • Aviation fuel, including jet fuel and aviation gasoline
  • Bitumen
  • Fuel oil
  • Hydrogen
  • Kerosene
  • LPG (including propane and butane)

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is to be closed by mid 2015

Other Information

  • -

History

  • 1965 - Refinery commissioned by Amoco
  • 1984 - BP acquires the refinery
  • 2000 - Clean fuels project completed
  • 2004 - Aker Kvaerner awarded contract for clean gasoline units
  • 2014 - BP announced it will close the refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. BP awards contract for delivery of Clean Gasoline Project to Aker Kvaerner
  3. Queensland Clean Fuels Project
  4. BP Bulwer Island Refinery Processing To Halt In 2015

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