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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A small scale medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Fluidised catalytic cracking unit
  • continuous catalytic reformer (platformer),
  • diesel desulphurization unit
  • benzene saturation unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Crude oil is received from Shell’s Gore Bay Terminal, which is located on ten hectares of land in Greenwich, via an 18 km 300 mm diameter pipeline.

Products Produced

  • Petrol (20% being high octane grades);
  • Diesel fuel;
  • Jet fuel;
  • Bitumen,
  • LPG

Ongoing Projects

  • Shell has announced its decision to stop refining operations at the Clyde Refinery and convert it and the Gore Bay Terminal into a fuel import facility before mid 2013

Other Information

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  • 1920s - Refinery commissioned
  • 1928 - Shell acquires the refinery
  • 2002 - An upgrade of the diesel desulphurization unit (HDS) was completed
  • 2005 - Clean Petrol Project completed with commissioning of benzene saturation unit
  • 2011 - Shell proposes to close the refinery
  • 2012 - Shell announces date for closure of refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Shell Mogas Improvement Project
  3. Shell Proposal on future of Clyde refinery
  4. Shell to cease refining at Clyde
  5. Date of Clyde Refinery conversion confirmed
  6. Uhde Downstream Oil And Gas Projects

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