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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Husky Energy
  • Website: http://www.huskyenergy.com/
  • Location: Lima, Ohio, USA
  • Capacity: 8 million tons/annum & 160,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 160,000
  • Vacuum Distillation - 52,000
  • Delayed Coker - 23,000
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 40,000
  • Hydrocracker - 26,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 55,000
  • Isomerisation Unit
  • Desulphurisation
    • Naphtha - 63,000
    • Gasoline - 35,000
    • Diesel - 30,000
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 1 million barrels
  • Refined Products: 3 million barrels

Crude Supply

  • Approximately 80 percent of crude oil processed is domestic. The balance comes from the North Sea and West Africa.
  • The crude oil supplied to the refinery is delivered via the Marathon and Mid Valley Crude Oil Pipeline.
  • The Millennium pipeline allows the delivery of up to 65,000 bpd of foreign waterborne crude oil to the Mid-Valley pipeline at Longview, Texas.
  • The Mid-Valley pipeline is also supplied with West Texas Intermediate domestic crude oil via the West Texas Gulf pipeline.
  • The Marathon pipeline is supplied via the Capline, Ozark, Platte, ExxonMobil and Mustang pipelines.

Products Produced

  • gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, residual fuels and petrochemical feedstocks

Ongoing Projects

  • For details see Lima Refinery Upgrade Project
  • Husky plans to review options for reconfiguring and expanding the Lima refinery to process heavy crude oil and bitumen

Other Information

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History

  • 1886 - Refinery Commissioned
  • 1998 - Clack acquired the refinery from BP
  • 2005 - BOC signed contract to provide hydrogen
  • 2005 - Valero acquired Premcor, which owned the refinery along with refineries in Port Arthur, Texas, and Memphis, Tennessee
  • 2007 - Acquired by Husky for $1.9 Billion
  • 2015 - A fire occurred in the hydrocracker

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Refinery Fact Sheet
  3. Premcor 2004 Annual Report
  4. Husky Energy To Acquire Lima Refinery From Valero Energy Corporation
  5. BOC To Supply Hydrogen To Premcor Refinery In Lima, Ohio
  6. Valero Energy Corporation to Sell Lima Refinery to Husky Energy for $1.9 Billion
  7. Husky Energy Updates Lima Refinery Incident

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