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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Idemitsu Kosan Co
  • Website: http://www.idemitsu.com/
  • Location: Tomakomai-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Capacity: 7.0 million tons/annum & 140,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized, medium complexity refinery producing low sulphur fuels

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Crude Oil Distillation - 24,000
  • Catalytic Cracking - 33,000
  • Hydro-Cracking - 16,500
  • Catalytic Reforming - 18,000
  • Naphtha Desulfurizaton - 27,000
  • FCC Gasoline Desulfurization - 10,000
  • Middle Distillate Desulfurization - 61,500
  • Direct Desulfurization - 42,000
  • Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Crude oils are mainly from the Middle East and these crude oils contain a large amount of sulfur.

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • -

History

  • 1973 - Refinery operations started
  • 1984 - Hydrocracker commissioned
  • 1994 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Unit, Hydrogen Unit & Sour Water Stripper added
  • 2003 - There was a major fire in the tank farm following an earthquake
  • 2004 - The ultra low sulphur gasoline unit was started

Relevant Links

  1. JGC Refinery References
  2. Chiyoda Hydrocracking Units
  3. Chiyoda Sour Water Stripping Units
  4. Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units
  5. Chiyoda Sulfur Recovery Units
  6. Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units
  7. Chiyoda Gasoline Selective Desulfurization Units
  8. JGC Refinery References
  9. Hokkaido refinery fire brought under control

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