Citgo Corpus Christi Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Citgo
  • Website: http://www.citgo.com/
  • Location: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
  • Capacity: 8.25 million tons/annum & 165,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery is one of the most sophisticated and efficient fuel and petrochemical refineries in the nation.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 84,000
  • Delayed Coker - 45,000
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 82,800
  • Catalytic Reformer - 51,500
  • Alkylation unit
  • Hydrotreatment
    • Naphtha - 52,700
    • Gasoline - 34,000
    • Diesel - 42,500
    • Heavy Gas Oil - 70,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Most of the crude is Venezuelan heavy crude

Products Produced

  • Liquid Petroleum Gas, Gasoline, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Diesel, Alkylate, Slurry Oil, Xylenes, Toluene, Sulfur, Petroleum Coke

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is currently expanding its ULSD production capacity

Other Information

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History

  • 2010 - CITGO Completes commissioning of ULSD Unit
  • 2012 - An accident led to release of hydrofluoric acid (HF) at the CITGO Corpus Christi, Texas alkylation unit

Relevant Links

  1. Vepica Refinery Project References
  2. Refinery Webpage
  3. CITGO Completes Corporate-Wide Distillate Upgrade with ULSD Unit at Corpus Christi Facility
  4. CSB Deploys to Investigate Release of Hydrofluoric Acid at CITGO Refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas

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