Esso Augusta Refinery

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Summary Information

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation *2
  • Vacuum Distillation *2
  • Fluid catalitic conversion unit (FCCU)
  • Powerformate splitter C3/C4
  • Splitter propane/propilene
  • Alkylation unit
  • Hydrofiners
  • Lubes units
  • Sour water stripper
  • Sulphur recovery units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 0,58 million cubic meters
  • Refined Products:
    • Semifinished products: 1,05 million cubic meters
    • Finished products: 1,20 million cubic meters
  • Total: 275 tanks for about 3 million cubic meters

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Naphtha, LPG, ULSD, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1949 - ExxonMobil's complex began operations in the southern Italian city of Augusta. At that time, it was called Rasiom
  • 1953 - Reforming Unit 1 (hidrofyner) commissioned
  • 1954/56: Reformer 2 - 3 (powerformers)
  • 1957 - Topping Unit 4
  • 1961 - It was acquired by ExxonMobil and it was renamed as Esso Augusta Refinery.
  • 1962, reforming 4 (powerformer)
  • 1963: 1 vacuum pipestill, a lubricant
  • 1965 - The refinery was expanded with the addition of a 100,000 bpd CDU
  • 1967: catalytic cracking, alkylation
  • 1969: a sulfur plant in
  • 1971: vacuum pipestill 2
  • 1972: It is merged with the Italian name It Refinery of Augusta
  • 1974: two lubricants in
  • 1975: water purification process
  • 1979: biological oxidation in the refinery, (water treatment)
  • 1982: thermal integration between systems
  • 1986: biological oxidation consortium in the plant, (water treatment)
  • 1989: reforming 5 (powerformer)
  • 1990: sulfur plant 2
  • 1992: hydrofiner, propylene recovery
  • 1996: electrostatic precipitator
  • 1997: reducing benzene content, reducing sulfur emissions
  • 1999 - The Esso and AGIP refineries are merged
  • 1999: operator. about. of ricez. / sped. products
  • 2000: installation of water barriers imp. Alky
  • 2001: Adaptation park LPG / paraffin sales
  • 2004: AUTOIL-2 Scanfiner adjustment for the production of low sulfur Diesel and Petro

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Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage (In Italian)
  2. Planned Maintenance, Pump Zone
  3. Priolo Petrochemical Area, Information Memorandum
  4. Saipem Grass Roots Refineries
  5. Saipem Atmospheric Crude Distillation Units
  6. Saipem Alkylation Units
  7. Saipem LPG Treatment Units
  8. Saipem Atmospheric Gasoil Desulphurisation
  9. Exxon and AGIP to Integrate Two Italian Refineries

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