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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Ownership: Motiva (Shell/Saudi Aramco)
  • Website: http://www.motivaenterprises.com/
  • Location: 30 miles southeast of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Capacity: 11.75 million tons/annum & 235,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A large and complex refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 235,000
  • Vacuum Crude Distillation - 119,400
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking - 92,000
  • Resid Hydrocracking - 52,000
  • Catalytic Reforming - 40,000
  • Alkylation,
  • Hydrotreating
    • Naphtha - 98,000
    • Kerosine - 39,800
    • Diesel - 70,000
    • Heavy Gas Oil - 40,000
  • Hydrogen Generation,
  • Sulfur Recovery

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Crude oil is delivered predominantly by pipeline, but can also be delivered by ships at two docks on the Mississippi
  • There is a direct connection to Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP)

Products Produced

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is going to be integrated with the Norco Refinery to create a more efficient refining system

Other Information

  • Hydrogen is supplied by Air Products hydrogen pipeline network

History

  • 1967 - Refinery commissioned by Texaco
  • 1979 -A hydrotreater, sulfur complex, three crude oil storage tanks and an additional dock were added
  • 1984 - The plant capacity was approximately doubled with an upgrade
  • 1989 - Saudi Aramco became a partner
  • 1998 - The plant became a part of Motiva Enterprises, adding Shell as a family partner
  • 2004 - Air products builds hydrogen plant
  • 2011 - Air Products announces connection of the refinery to their hydrogen pipeline network
  • 2015 - Louisiana Refining System project launched

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Air Products to Supply Motiva and Marathon Refineries with Hydrogen from New Louisiana Production Facility
  3. Air Products Gulf Coast Pipeline Fills Additional Hydrogen Requirement
  4. Air Products Supplying Additional Hydrogen Required by Motiva from Gulf Coast Pipeline Asset
  5. Motiva Integrates Refineries to Create Louisiana Refining System

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