Kurnell Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Caltex
  • Website: http://www.caltex.com.au/
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Capacity: 6.75 million tons/annum & 135,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized medium complexity refinery that has been closed down

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
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Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Gasoline & Diesel both conforming to low sulphur standards

Ongoing Projects

  • Caltex is rationalising the refinery with the closure of certain units

Other Information

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  • 2006 - Clean fuels project completed with the commissioning of the diesel hydrotreater and benzene hydrogenation units
  • 2009 - New Diesel Hydrotreater Unit commissioned
  • 2010 - The lubricants refinery was closed
  • 2011 - Caltex announced the closure of one FCC and the PDU
  • 2012 - Caltex annouınces that the refinery is to be closed in 2014
  • 2014 - Refinery is closed down

Relevant Links

  1. Caltex Presentation, An Introduction to Caltex
  2. Expected profit reflects strong refiner margins
  3. Caltex Starts Up Lytton Hydrotreater
  4. Rationalisation of process plants at Kurnell refinery
  5. Caltex confirms Kurnell refinery closure in 2014
  6. Wood Group PSN awarded Caltex contract extension
  7. Australia's largest fuel terminal begins service to customers

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