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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sunoco
  • Website:
  • Location: Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Capacity: million tons/annum & 178,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium to large, low to medium complexity refinery with integrated petrochemicals

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • FCC - 108,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 20,000
  • Hydrotreatment
    • Naphtha - 45,000
    • Gasoline - 65,000
    • Other - 40,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Most of the crude oil processed at Sunoco’s refineries is light-sweet crude oil
  • The refinery processes crude oils supplied from foreign sources
  • Approximately 60 percent of Sunoco’s crude oil supply for its Philadelphia and Marcus Hook refineries during 2010 came from Nigeria
  • The refinery is also processing a small amount of Bakken Crude

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Jet Fuel, Kerosene, Home Heating Oil, Residual Fuel, Propane, Butane

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery site is being converted into a natural gas processing site

Other Information

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  • 1995 - BP announces sale of refinery to Tosco
  • 2011 - Sunoco announced plans to sell or close the refinery
  • 2011 - Sunoco closed the refinery in December

Relevant Links

  1. Sunoco to Exit Refining and Conduct Strategic Review of the Company
  2. Sunoco Refining
  3. 2010 Annual Report
  4. Marcus Hook Refinery, CSR Report
  5. Sunoco running Bakken crude at refineries
  6. Sunoco to Idle Main Processing Units at Marcus Hook Refinery
  7. BP to Sell Marcus Hook Refinery in Pennsylvania
  8. Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Announces Successful Open Season For Project Mariner East

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