Conocophillips Lake Charles Refinery
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A large complex refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil, as well as low-sulfur and acidic crude oil.
  • The refinery receives domestic Gulf Coast and foreign crude oil.
  • Crude is supplied via the Delta Crude Oil Pipeline

Products Produced

  • The Lake Charles Refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and jet fuel, along with home heating oil.
  • It also produces graphite petroleum coke for the steel industry
  • Through the Excel Paralubes joint venture, the refinery produces base oils for lubricants

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1941 - Refinery commissioned with the original capability to process 7,500 barrels of crude oil per day
  • 1996 - Construction was completed on the $750 million dollar Excel Paralubes Hydrocracker, a joint venture between ConocoPhillips and Flint Hills Resources
  • 2003 - Fluor Selected by ConocoPhillips for Installation Of New Clean-Fuels Technology
  • 2006 - Awarded ENERGY STAR certification

Relevant Links

  1. IAG Project Page
  2. Lake Area Industry Alliance
  3. ENERGY STAR Plant Profile, Lake Charles Refinery
  4. Fluor Selected by ConocoPhillips for Installation Of New Clean-Fuels Technology

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